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Bulletin Articles
29th May 2018

Monopoly Edinburgh – Selling a City

Bella Caledonia, by Mike SmallEdinburgh is being sold. Scotland’s capital is being sold-out from under our feet. Day-in-day-out property developers in cahoots with a conniving and inept council …
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Bulletin Articles
29th May 2018

Pablo Neruda’s “Keeping Quiet”

On Being, by Trent. T GillissSylvia Boorstein always carries one poem with her, no matter where she goes. It’s by Pablo Neruda. He asks us to slow down, be in each other’s presence in the fac…
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Senscot Bulletin
29th May 2018

Senscot Bulletin: 25.05.18

Dear members and friends,When I graduated from Moray House School of Community Studies, in 1973, we were required to rent an academic gown for the ceremony; learning that overseas students were en…
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Bulletin Articles
24th May 2018

Argyll Social Enterprise Network Event – 18th June, Lochgil

InspirAlbaMonday 18th June, 2018 11:00 - 15:00 Lochgilpheaad CE Centre, Manse Brae, Lochgilphead, PA31 8XQFollowing the event in Inveraray in November, we have been working on the Action Pla…
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Bulletin Articles
24th May 2018

Pockets and Prospects

Senscot24.05.18The Pockets and Prospects Project (funded by Scottish Govt via SCA’s Community Capacity and Resilience Programme) will link directly to Glasgow’s Campaign to End Loneliness …
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Bulletin Articles
24th May 2018

Loneliness on its way to becoming Britain’s most lethal con

The Independent, by Joe Smith30.04.18People of all ages are at risk from diseases brought on by loneliness, new data has revealed. According to figures published by the Office for National Sta…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd May 2018

Why a second independence referendum is now inevitable

The Herald, by Iain Macwhirter23.05.18Everyone is either talking independence this week, or trying not to talk about it.On Friday, Nicola Sturgeon will finally deliver the SNP’s long-aw…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd May 2018

Names

by Wendy CopeShe was Eliza for a few weekswhen she was a baby –Eliza Lily. Soon it changed to Lil.Later she was Miss Steward in the baker’s shopAnd then ‘my love’, ‘my d…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd May 2018

Bloodletting at STV will sound alarm bells for BBC Scotland’s n…

Stephen Daisley ‘A positive vision.’ That is how Simon Pitts, STV’s chief executive, touted his decision to shutter the broadcaster’s digital channel, STV2.The loss of 59 jobs – 25 …
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Bulletin Articles
23rd May 2018

BBC wins green light for Scottish TV channel

The Guardian, by Severin Carrell20.04.18The BBC has received provisional approval to launch a television channel in Scotland from the broadcasting regulator Ofcom.Costing around £32m, the…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd May 2018

Stuart Cosgrove to lead Glasgow’s Channel 4 HQ bid

The Scotsman10.04.18Broadcaster and author Stuart Cosgrove is to lead Glasgow’s bid to attract Channel 4’s new national headquarters to the city. The channel, which is publicly owned but c…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd May 2018

Let’s turn the semantic tables on social finance

Pioneers Post, by Stephen Barnett17.05.18Stephen Barnett, the CEO of the Euclid Network, reflects on the power play between investors and investees — and suggests a new way to consider the r…