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For anyone interested in #SocEnt, take a look at Cllr @RhiannonV putting forward a motion on Glasgow's social enterprise strategy and action plan. (Skip to 1h 40m). glasgow.public-i.tv/… Hugely positive and passionate comments from across the floor - worth watching!

About 3 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Bulletin Articles
25th October 2018

Fruit, veg and family life – why Spaniards are living longer

The Guardian, by Sam Jones 19.10.18 Spain is on course to become home to the world’s longest-lived people, with researchers crediting diet and lifestyle. he Mercado de Maravillas lives up t…
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24th October 2018

Families challenged to do Christmas Dinner for under £25

Fancy a challenge? Dab hand at cooking on a budget? Community Food SEN member Libertie Project is challenging families to pull off their Christmas Day dinner - for under £25. The initiative is par…
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23rd October 2018

Health SEN member launches crowdfunding initiative

Health SEN member Let's Talk CIC has launched a crowdfunding campaign to boost the provision of counselling for young people in the Scottish Borders. Let's Talk Associates CIC is focussing its effo…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd October 2018

SNP ministers warned they cannot duck local tax debate

The Herald, Staff Reporter 11.10.18 THE SNP Government can no longer duck a debate about overhauling local taxation, Scotland’s most senior councillor has warned ministers. Alison Evison, pres…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd October 2018

Community shares helped a struggling village revive its harbour

The National, by Lesley Riddoch 21.10.18 PORTPATRICK is about as remote as you get these days in the Scottish Lowlands. Yet this picturesque, coastal community eight miles south-west of Stranraer ha…
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Bulletin Articles
22nd October 2018

Wholly sustainable social enterprises are a myth

Pioneers Post, by Alastair Wilson 14.09.17 Most social enterprises just aren’t set up to have major commercial success, says School for Social Entrepreneurs CEO Alastair Wilson. …
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Bulletin Articles
22nd October 2018

Alastair Wilson: We need to rebalance the conversation on sustain…

Civil Society, by Alastair Wilson 22.10.18 It’ll come as no surprise to you that I think social enterprises are pretty wonderful organisations. As the chief executive of the School for Social E…
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Senscot Bulletin
19th October 2018

Senscot Bulletin: 19.10.18

Dear members and friends, The Scotsman ‘Food and Drink’ writer, Stephen Jardine, posted his column on Saturday from Picinisco – “the tiny Italian town that’s given Scotland so much”. No…
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18th October 2018

Cooking programme in Glasgow launched as social prescription

A cooking project which aims to support people looking to change their diet and lead a healthier lifestyle is to be launched in Glasgow later this month. The brilliantly-named Kitchen on Prescripti…
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Bulletin Articles
17th October 2018

I have made no false promises on Brexit – I’m free to tell yo…

The Guardian, by John Major 16.10.18 John Major is a former British prime minister. This article is an extract from the Michael Quinlan Lecture, Compromise or Confrontation, delivered by Major in…
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Bulletin Articles
16th October 2018

Excerpt from Neal Ascherson’s 2002 book, ‘Stone Voice

An excerpt from Neal Ascherson's 2002 book, 'Stone Voices'   In December 1992, Edinburgh was host to the summit meeting of the European Community. On the last day, there was a demonstrat…
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Bulletin Articles
16th October 2018

World leaders in impact investment meet in New Delhi for $30 tril…

The Pioneers Post, by Tim West 14.10.18 World leaders in impact investment converged on New Delhi, India, last week to determine their part in raising $2.5 trillion every year to achieve the Sust…