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Bulletin Articles
16th October 2018

The world can no longer ignore Saudi Arabia’s human rights abus

The Guardian, by Rodney Dixon 15.10.18 For the dozens of women and other activists arrested in Saudi Arabiathis past year alone, Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance last week at the Saudi Embassy…
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Bulletin Articles
15th October 2018

Stephen Jardine: Scotland’s huge debt to ‘haggis’ loving It…

The Scotsman, by Stephen Jardine 13.10.18 I was sitting in a restaurant in the hillside town of Picinisco, about 75 miles outside Rome, experiencing the real story of Italian food, when it was ann…
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Senscot Bulletin
12th October 2018

Senscot Bulletin: 12.10.18

Dear members and friends, My favourite news presenter/interviewer is Cathy Newman of Channel 4 News (courteous, fair - but don’t mess!!). Here’s a five-minute clip, of Newman interviewing Yuval…
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Bulletin Articles
11th October 2018

Social Enterprise Working Group – Raising the Profile

11.10.18   Alastair Davis             -           Social Investment Scotland Ailsa Clark                   -           InspirAlba Bri…
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Bulletin Articles
10th October 2018

Iain Macwhirter: Why pragmatism and patience have to be the order…

The Herald, by Iain Macwhirter 10.10.18 HOPE is a cliché political leaders resort to when they have little of it to offer. The hopes of those tens of thousands of independence marchers in Edinburg…
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Bulletin Articles
10th October 2018

Charities ‘not living up to expectations’, Commission chair t…

Civil Society, by David Ainsworth 08.10.18 Baroness Stowell, the chair of the Charity Commission, has criticised the charities she regulates, saying they aren’t meeting public expectations and a…
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Bulletin Articles
10th October 2018

‘Let us remember them’: Scottish count shows almost two peopl…

The Ferret, by Karin Goodwin 08.18.18 Subscribe to the Ferret In late January it started snowing again. Yellow weather warnings were issued across Scotland, ice formed on the pavements an…
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Bulletin Articles
10th October 2018

Response to the IPCC 1.5°C Special Report

Manchester Policy Blog, by Kevin Anderson 08.10.18 The University of Manchester’s Professor Kevin Anderson responds to today’s report from the Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change. …
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Bulletin Articles
9th October 2018

Scottish GPs to begin prescribing rambling and birdwatching

The Guardian, by Severin Carrell 05.10.18 Doctors in Shetland are to start prescribing birdwatching, rambling and beach walks in the Atlantic winds to help treat chronic and debilitating illnesse…
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Senscot Bulletin
5th October 2018

Senscot Bulletin 05.10.18

Dear members and friends, All the caring professions have been impacted in recent years, by neuroscientific proof that the quality of early care determines human brain development; equally, by rese…
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Bulletin Articles
4th October 2018

1p per person: how local democracy is being ‘systematically ero…

The Ferret, by Ally Tibbitt  19.09.18 A survey of the funding of every community council in Scotland has sparked claims that the bodies are being systematically undermined by a lack of support …
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Bulletin Articles
4th October 2018

Oban is vying to become Scotland’s first ‘health town’

The Oban Times 04.09.18 Oban is well on its way to becoming Scotland’s first ‘health town’. The journey officially started on Saturday at a health fair in Atlantis Leisure, where people…