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#CultureSEN member @WeavingMusic has over 100 custom made, museum grade exhibition stands for sale, for a negotiated price. The stanchions have bases 30cm x 30cm x 80cm and can be fully dismantled. Contact elisekelly@trolise.co.uk for details. pic.twitter.com/Pe7n…

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20th April 2018

The SENs: Friday 20th April 2018

Tourism in Scotland has been hitting the headlines this week, with news of a £150m investment in scotch whisky tourism from Diageo – in partnership with Scottish Enterprise and Visit Scotland. Scot…
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18th April 2018

The Poor Had No Lawyers: Who Owns Scotland (And How They Got It)

Book Reviews Who Owns Scotland? How did they get it? What happened to all the common land in Scotland? Has the Scottish Parliament made any difference? Can we get our common good land back? In The …
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18th April 2018

In Scotland, a Social Enterprise Leader Outlines a Transformative…

Non Profit Quarterly, by Steve Dubb  According to Duncan Thorp, writing in The Scotsman, “the public profile of social enterprises in Scotland is the highest it has ever been. Many are now house…
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18th April 2018

Scottish high streets lose 148 stores in 2017 with no town immune

PCW 142 store openings in 2017 offset by 290 closures across Scotland 3303 stores were in business in Jan 2017 with 3155 in business 12 months later Scottish net change of -4.48% highest in…
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18th April 2018

Tax-payer backed firms that folded – Data

The Ferret, by Billy Briggs…
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17th April 2018

Amber Rudd ‘sorry’ for appalling treatment of Windrus…

The Guardian, by Amelia Gentleman 16.04.18 The British home secretary has delivered an unprecedented apology for the “appalling” actions of her own department towards Windrush-era citizens, …
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17th April 2018

Windrush-era citizens row: timeline of key events

The Guardian, by Kevin Rawlinson 16.04.18 Row over rights of Commonwealth citizens to remain in UK was given impetus by Guardian articles last year Tuesday 28 November 2017 Paulette Wilson, w…
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17th April 2018

‘National day of shame’: David Lammy criticises treat…

The Guardian Labour MP says situation has come about because of the hostile environment that begun under Theresa May, as he blames a climate of far-right rhetoric. People who came to the UK in the …
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17th April 2018

Is the death knell sounding for Scotland’s ALEOS?

Third Force News, by Robert Armour 13.04.18 Unison, Scotland’s biggest public sector union, is claiming victory this week after Glasgow Council announced two of its biggest arms-length externa…
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17th April 2018

Don’t mourn the loss of high street shops – replace them with…

CommonSpace, by Caitlin Logan  16.04.18 CommonSpace spoke to leading voices in community regeneration to find solutions to ‘high street decline’ Communities are already working together…
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17th April 2018

Revealed: £50m taxpayers’ cash given to firms that folded

The Ferret, by Billy Briggs 12.04.18 Taxpayers’ money amounting to more than £52m was given to companies in Scotland that were later liquidated, dissolved or put into administration over the …
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17th April 2018

Finland has found the answer to homelessness. It couldn’t be si…

The Guardian, by Harry Quilter-Pinner I was born in Liverpool and grew up on a council estate. I had a clean home, toys and nice meals as a kid. When I was nine years old, the sexual abuse started…