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Theatre Nemo is hosting a development meeting for anyone interested in supporting their vision of a Creative Holistic Support Centre that will provide a full range of support services under one roof. 25th July, Glasgow. #HealthSENSee details: senscot.net/events/t… pic.twitter.com/Grxo…

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Senscot Bulletin
21st December 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 21.12.17

Dear members and friends,I’m still on the board of a children’s charity in the east end of Glasgow.  In reception last Thursday, a woman is sobbing - an experienced member of staff is with he…
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21st December 2017

The SENs: Thursday 21st December 2017

With this being the last SENs Newsletter of 2017, it’s time to look back at some of the year’s highlights. We’re not able to include them all – but ones of particular note include: the long-aw…
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Bulletin Articles
20th December 2017

Britain’s problem is not with Europe, but with England

The Guardian, by David MarquandFor centuries, English rulers grappled with an Irish question. Occasionally they have grappled with a Scottish question. Unrecognised by Westminster politicians, the…
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Bulletin Articles
19th December 2017

Scottish private schools to finally pay “appropriate taxati

Common Space, by Sean Bell15.12.17Tories and Scottish Council of Independent Schools react furiously to budget announcementThe News that the Scottish Government will remove all business ra…
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Bulletin Articles
19th December 2017

The Mission of Media in an Age of Monopoly

Respublica, by Justin ScholsbergMay 2016How do you regulate concentrations of media power in a post-digital age? This is a question that has confounded media policy debates across Europe over …
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Senscot Bulletin
15th December 2017

Senscot Bulletin: 15.12.17

Dear members and friends, I got a real lift from attending the Social Enterprise Conference at Westerwood last week – meeting so many new, front-line enthusiasts; maybe the best such gathering I re…
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15th December 2017

The SENs: Friday 15th December 2017

Last week’s SE Conference at the Westerwood seemed to go well – feedback forms out this week with full report due in early January. With 140 folk gathering from across the SE community, it provide…
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Bulletin Articles
14th December 2017

Brexit, Trump & a Generation of Incompetents

Financial Times, by Simon KuperI didn’t want Brexit, but I assumed the Brexiters had a plan. I didn’t think Donald Trump had a plan, but I assumed the Republicans did. They didn’t. Whether y…
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Bulletin Articles
13th December 2017

Only 15% of Scotland fans want to remain at Hampden Park –

The Scotsman, by Andy NewportThe case for retaining Hampden as the home of Scottish football has been dealt a blow after a survey found just 15 per cent of fans were happy to stay put. READ MORE -…
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13th December 2017

Local Governance Review

Scottish GovernmentReview to strengthen local decision making.Communities are to have their say on how more decisions can be taken at a local level.The Scottish Government and COSL…
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Bulletin Articles
13th December 2017

Hampden Park: An open letter by former Celtic owner Fergus McCann

The Herald, by Fergus McCannFor most Scottish football supporters Hampden Park holds memories, of big games won or lost, of events that brought success or failure, with joy or disappointment.M…
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Bulletin Articles
13th December 2017

Former Facebook executive: social media is ripping society apart

The Guardian, by Julie Carrie Wong A former Facebook executive has said he feels “tremendous guilt” over his work on “tools that are ripping apart the social fabric of how society works”,…