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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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Since 2004, we have accumulated and curated an archive of over 12,000 news articles, comment pieces, academic research and newspaper editorials which relate to social enterprise in Scotland and further afield.

Our archive offers an overview of the development of the social enterprise community in Scotland and is fully searchable, making it a valuable and unique resource.

Other themes strongly featured in the archive include community empowerment, regeneration, localism, new economics, land reform, recycling, community enterprise and local democracy.

Use our archive’s search function to find news, opinion and research about social enterprise and community issues relevant to you.




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Senscot Bulletin
29th March 2019

Senscot Bulletin: 29.03.19

This bulletin’s (online) archive has nine references to Mary Warnock, who has died aged 94; this is one of my favourites: “Society needs morality, and at the very centre of morality is not being g…
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Bulletin Articles
29th March 2019

Margaret Beckett – 2019 Speech on Brexit

UKPOL 28.03.19 Below is the text of the speech made by Margaret Beckett, the Labour MP for Derby South, in the House of Commons on 27 March 2019. Negotiations succeed when no one gets eve…
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Sport SEN Newsletter
28th March 2019

Sport SEN Newsletter – March 2019

Welcome to March’s Sports SEN newsletter. We look forward to partnering with a number of organisations, including sportscotland and Scottish Sports Association, to support Sports Marketing …
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Bulletin Articles
27th March 2019

American charity enters employability programme

Third Force News, by Gareth Jones 26.03.19 An American charity has been named as a key player in Scotland’s employability programme. A gap was left in the Fair Start Scotland contract when …
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Bulletin Articles
27th March 2019

Scottish island generates enough power through wind and solar to …

The Press and Journal, by Louise Glen  26.03.19 A green energy generation system met 98% of residents’ fuel needs during a trial by the Isle of Canna Community Development Trust. Canna Ren…
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Bulletin Articles
26th March 2019

Scotland can be a world leader in a food revolution

Third Force News, by Graham Martin 26.03.19 It is one of the basics of life – an absolute fundamental of existence. We all need food, and in its provision and its production, the food syste…
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Bulletin Articles
26th March 2019

The BBC and the future of news – Investing in local democra

BBC, by Tony Hall  20.03.19 The third area we are really focusing on is investing in local journalism and supporting local democracy. We’re all aware of the effect commercial pressures…
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Bulletin Articles
26th March 2019

How To Profit From Poverty

New Socialist, by Navid Somani  04.03.19 At the recently concluded festival of greed and avarice in Davos, Bono—Victorian philanthropist and iPhone botherer—declared that “capitalism is n…
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Senscot Bulletin
22nd March 2019

Senscot Bulletin: 22.03.19

March brought me some kind of ‘infection’, which has ‘taken hold’; been confined to house/bed for a couple of weeks – low level flu symptoms – physically and mentally depleted. Because the…
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Bulletin Articles
21st March 2019

Report calls for reform of ‘unhealthy’ land ownership

The Guardian, by Severin Carrell  20.03.19 Commission set up by Scottish government recommends new powers to split monopolies Scottish land ownership rules must be radically reformed to reve…
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Bulletin Articles
21st March 2019

Don’t even feel a bit sorry for Theresa May

The Irish Times, Fintan O'Toole 16.03.19 Theresa May always made much of her devotion to the cricketer Geoffrey Boycott. She campaigned unsuccessfully for the former England and Yorkshire batsma…
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20th March 2019

SPRING – Social Prescribing

SPRING Social Prescribing was officially launched in Rutherglen Town Hall on 11th March.  SPRING is the largest cross-national social prescribing initiative of its kind. It involves 30 well establish…