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#CultureSEN member @WeavingMusic has over 100 custom made, museum grade exhibition stands for sale, for a negotiated price. The stanchions have bases 30cm x 30cm x 80cm and can be fully dismantled. Contact elisekelly@trolise.co.uk for details. pic.twitter.com/Pe7n…

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Senscot Bulletin
20th September 2019

Senscot Bulletin: 20.09.19

Dear members and friends, Some years ago, waiting my turn to speak at some public meeting, I had a panic attack: pulse racing, I froze – thought I might faint. For the occasional stressful event, m…
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Bulletin Articles
19th September 2019

Independence for Scotland is inevitable – we need a plan for it

The Guardian, by Simon Jenkins09.08.19 Ihope Scotland and Nicola Sturgeon realise how much they may yet owe Boris Johnson. If I were a Scot, I would vote for independence tomorrow. I would want not…
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Health & Wellbeing Newsletter
18th September 2019

Health & Wellbeing Newsletter – September 2019

Welcome to September’s Health & Wellbeing Newsletter. Our SE Conference, in partnership with Social Firms Scotland and Scottish Community Alliance, will be taking place on 25th/26th November 2…
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Bulletin Articles
18th September 2019

Community Land Ownership Executive Summary

Executive Summary This report was commissioned by the Scottish Land Commission (SLC) to scope the range of funding models available to, and being used by, community landowning groups. The resear…
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Bulletin Articles
18th September 2019

TV streaming bonanza looms for UK – but can you afford it?

The Guardian, by Mark Sweney14th September 2019 Television viewers who want to watch a range of sport and popular shows, including Premier League and Champion’s League football, dramas such as Th…
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Uncategorised
18th September 2019

13 Models

Scottish Land Commission, 2019 13 models are described which are currently available in the UK. These are: • Charitable Funding • Philanthropy • Commercial lending • Social Investme…
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Bulletin Articles
18th September 2019

Flamingo Land withdraw Loch Lomond resort bid

BBC News, 17th September 2019 Flamingo Land has formally withdrawn its planning application to build a £30m tourist resort on Loch Lomond. The move comes after officials for the Loch Lomond and…
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Bulletin Articles
17th September 2019

Capitalism – Time for a Reset

Financial Times, by Lionel Barber17th September 2019 Dear reader, Today we unveil The New Agenda, a brand campaign that highlights the FT’s role in helping you to navigate what might be descr…
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17th September 2019

New programme of ‘Healthy Walks’ launched by Argyll S

Paths for All Health Walk A programme of health walks has been launched in Mid Argyll, with the aim of getting more members of the local community out and about this autumn and winter. The initi…
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16th September 2019

Social enterprise letting agency receives £2.4m funding boost

GSEN member Homes for Good (HFG) has been awarded £2.4 million in National Lottery funding to roll out its successful model across the UK. Homes for Good (HFG) specialises in supporting people wit…
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Senscot Bulletin
13th September 2019

Senscot Bulletin: 13.09.19

Dear members and friends, The tribe I was born into ran chip shops and cafes – unquestioningly capitalist; but in both my mum and dad’s families were individuals who believed more in the social t…
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12th September 2019

Book aimed at encouraging local growing launched by Borders SEN m…

You Can Cook founder Bosco Santimano launches the book with author Alexandra Smithson. Community Food and Health SEN member You Can Cook has added another feather to its cap by launching a book for…