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Senscot Bulletin
22nd June 2018

Senscot Bulletin: 22.06.18

Dear members and friends,   According to this Sunday Times article, Stephen Noon, one-time special advisor to First Minister, Alex Salmond, is training to become a Jesuit priest. Having cho…
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Bulletin Articles
21st June 2018

What is Donald Trump’s family-separation endgame?

BBC News, Anthony Zurcher 20.06.18 For months we've been heading toward this moment, a political conflagration on the border over immigrant policy. But what is Donald Trump's endgame - and why?…
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Bulletin Articles
20th June 2018

Bulldoze or rebuild? Architects at odds over future of Glasgow Sc…

The Guardian, by Oliver Wainwright 19.06.18 Ideas about what to do with the charred remains of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s range from restoration to a building ‘fit for the 21st century’ …
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Bulletin Articles
19th June 2018

If Trump wants to blow up the world order, who will stop him?

The Guardian, by Yanis Varoufakis 11.06.18 Donald Trump’s early departure, and his subsequent refusal to endorse the G7 communique, has thrown the mainstream press into an apoplexy reflecting…
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Bulletin Articles
19th June 2018

Inside Scotland’s ‘village of dreams’

BBC Scotland, Debbie Jackson 12.06.18 It is talent night in Newton Dee, one of the few places in Scotland where people with learning difficulties and special needs can live fully integrated into v…
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Bulletin Articles
19th June 2018

Former Scottish independence campaigner Stephen Noon: Saying yes …

The Times, by Kevin Pringle 10.06.18 Stephen Noon was a high-profile figure in the independence campaign. Now he’s settled for a quieter life.   The last time I saw Stephen Noon was o…
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Bulletin Articles
18th June 2018

Street Barber Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Reporter, by Phyllis Stephen 21.1.17 Free haircuts are offered to homeless men next Saturday 28 October 2017 at the Leith Walk Police Box. Sean the barber will provide the service …
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Senscot Bulletin
15th June 2018

Senscot Bulletin: 15.06.18

Dear members and friends, On Saturday, I’m watching an impressive Welsh rugby team in Argentina (STV); during advert break, I take a quick look at Germaine Bloody Greer (BBC) – and stay with it…
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Bulletin Articles
14th June 2018

Glasgow social enterprise tackling dementia through language lear…

Glasgow Live, by Gary Armstrong  08.06.18 Govan-based Lingo Flamingo teaches second languages to over 600 elderly people in care homes throughout the country, predominantly in Glasgow. The s…
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Senscot News
14th June 2018

Social Enterprise Events and Activities for Year of Young People …

Below is a list of projects and events relating to the Year of Young People undertaken by SEN members.     Projects Articulate Cultural Trust Turn the Page Creative collaborati…
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Bulletin Articles
13th June 2018

May is smarter than you think – and that’s bad news for S

The National, by George Kerevan 11.06.18 Is it make-or-break week for Brexit? Will this week’s parliamentary votes at Westminster result in the political equivalent of the shoot-out at the OK …
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Bulletin Articles
12th June 2018

Community Business in Scotland: An Alternative Vision of ‘Enter…

Gillian Murray - Researcher Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health 09.06.18 Conclusion The latest census of social enterprise in Scotland, published in 2017, recorded that the three most w…