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23rd January 2019

Scotland’s first pantry to help people fight food poverty w…

A new initiative has been launched in Aberdeen to help people fight food poverty in a dignified way. ‘The Pantry’ is opening on 12 February in the Woodside Community Centre, Aberdeen; the first…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd January 2019

Women power transformed a town once nominated as worst in Scotlan…

The National, by Lesley Riddoch20.01.19 IT’S the thing most towns dread – a Plook On The Plinth nomination as the most dismal town in Scotland. Yet when Lochgelly attracted the critical ey…
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22nd January 2019

Community café health and wellbeing survey

Are you involved in running a café in a local community (geographical or shared interest) run for local people and/or by local people? Community Food and Health Scotland wants to hear from you! CF…
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Senscot Bulletin
18th January 2019

Senscot Bulletin: 18.01.19

Algorithms that can detect cancers as accurately as trained pathologists; machines that can lay bricks six times faster than humans…. Every week we read how automation is replacing people’s jobs. …
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Bulletin Articles
17th January 2019

MPs alone won’t solve the Brexit deadlock. We need a citizens…

The Guardian, by Lisa Nandy and Stella Creasy16.01.19 Lisa Nandy is Labour MP for Wigan; Stella Creasy is Labour MP for Walthamstow The Brexit process has become almost unspeakably awful. Li…
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17th January 2019

A Short History of Brexit by Kevin O’Rourke review – a devast…

The Guardian, by Fintan O'Toole16.01.19 In 1956, the then chancellor of the exchequer Harold Macmillan commissioned his officials to suggest the best way for Britain to integrate itself into the ra…
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Bulletin Articles
17th January 2019

Peter Ross: An open love letter to Andy Murray

The National, by Peter Ross13.01.19 Thank you. Thank you for all the great games, the bitten nails and the holy grails – those three grand slams, those two Olympic golds, that Davis Cup. Thanks f…
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15th January 2019

Inclusive new fitness programmes at Edinburgh-based social enterp…

An Edinburgh-based social enterprise has bolstered its list of activities with four new fitness programmes and a number of additional counsellors. Projekt 42 is a not-for-profit gym and wellness ce…
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14th January 2019

Theatre production to celebrate history of Women’s Centre

To celebrate its 25th Anniversary this year, the North West Women's Centre is teaming up with Theatre Nemo to produce a theatre and music performance. The show will highlight the challenges and ce…
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Bulletin Articles
14th January 2019

Andy Murray, an intense Scot who didn’t understand the protocol…

The Guardian, by Kevin McKenna13.01.19 Scotland’s sense of pride in Andy Murray goes far beyond all that he achieved on the world’s tennis courts. His announcement that he is to retir…
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Senscot Bulletin
11th January 2019

Senscot Bulletin: 11.01.19

“In the fall, the war was always there, but we did not go to it anymore” – Hemingway’s great line evokes our brief festive respite from Brexit and Trump. Now that hostilities have fully resume…
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Bulletin Articles
9th January 2019

Sister Wendy Beckett obituary

The Guardian, by Peter Standord26.12.18 Sister Wendy Beckett, who has died aged 88, could be dismissive of the high-profile television work that made this hermit nun with owl-like glasses into an u…