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This week's Senscot Bulletin includes:📢 Feedback from yesterday's SE Ref Group meeting in Perth📝 Latest Senscot Briefing📋 @NHS_HS report on food poverty📝 A look back at the series of @CommHealth_Blog briefings🔥🇬🇧🔥 Update on Brexit➡️senscot.net/senscot-…⬅️ pic.twitter.com/OLMz…

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Bulletin Articles
27th September 2018

Jeremy Corbyn’s most accomplished speech and conference yet

The Financial Times, by Sebastian Payne (Paywall) 26.09.18Jeremy Corbyn is getting the hang of this leadership lark. Britain’s 69-year-old opposition leader delivered his most accomplished spee…
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Bulletin Articles
27th September 2018

The Guardian view on Jeremy Corbyn’s speech: catching the zeitg…

The Guardian, Editorial 26.09.18Until today the Labour party’s annual conference had been dominated by one man: John McDonnell. With a speech mixing piety, politics and moral conviction, it…
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Bulletin Articles
27th September 2018

Rupert Murdoch’s Sky reign to end as Fox sells all shares t…

The Guardian, by Jim Waterson 26.09.18Rupert Murdoch’s three-decade reign at Sky TV is to end after his company 21st Century Fox announced it would sell all of its shares in the British bro…
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Bulletin Articles
26th September 2018

Comcast may soon control what you pay to watch your favorite spor…

Ars Technica, by Jon Brodkin24.05.18Comcast's planned purchase of 21st Century Fox properties would give the cable company ownership of the "vast majority" of regional sports networks [RSNs] i…
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Bulletin Articles
26th September 2018

How Scotland’s first community land buyout changed lives fo…

The National, by Lesley Riddoch23.09.18In the mid-80s, thousands of council tenants in Drumchapel, Easterhouse, Pollok and Castlemilk took the brave decision to buy out their run-down tower bl…
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Senscot Bulletin
21st September 2018

Senscot Bulletin: 21.09.18

Dear members and friends,Full credit to Tory Leader, Ruth Davidson, for sharing her experience of mental illness; how, like any illness, it teaches us about ourselves – to help make adjustments …
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20th September 2018

SCRT Update

We are writing to you as a member of SCRT to update you on our progress and how you can assist us going forward. It is four years since SCRT was at a 'proof of concept' stage and since then much has…
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Bulletin Articles
19th September 2018

The myth of freedom

The Guardian, by Yuval Noah Harari12.09.18Should scholars serve the truth, even at the cost of social harmony? Should you expose a fiction even if that fiction sustains the social order? In w…
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Bulletin Articles
18th September 2018

Church will meet to consider Wonga borrower rescue

BBC 15.09.18The Church of England is to meet to consider leading a buyout of the collapsed payday lender Wonga.Wonga went into administration last month, prompting concern that the debts of t…
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Bulletin Articles
18th September 2018

How parents in a remote Highland community point the way ahead fo…

The National, by Lesley Riddoch 16.09.18Strontian’s new primary school STRONTIAN in remote Ardnamurchan will make history this month as the first community in Scotland to build and own its prim…
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Senscot Bulletin
14th September 2018

Senscot Bulletin: 14.09.18

Dear members and friends,“You expected to be sad in the Fall.  Part of you died each year when the leaves fell from the trees and their branches were bare against the cold wintery light.  But …
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13th September 2018

Gear shift for Linlithgow bike recycling

Linlithgow’s bike refurbishment group, 1st Step Bikes, has moved to a new, improved workshop at the Linlithgow Recycling Centre on Braehead Road.The project started at the Linlithgow police gara…