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Excellent dissertation from @ailsa_higgins on ‘Exploring the geographies of social enterprise in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland’. Key findings chime with conversations we’ve been having with SE Rural Hub and Rural SEN #socent #rural pic.twitter.com/Iahx…

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Bulletin Articles
20th March 2019

Teaching Social Enterpise – Scotland leads the Way

Pioneers Post Should social enterprise be on every school curriculum? It will be in Scotland by 2028. We find out what pupils and teachers think about a groundbreaking programme led by the Social Ent…
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Bulletin Articles
20th March 2019

New group hopes to turn the spotlight on to the issue of rural re…

Stornoway Gazette 18.03.19 A new Rural Repopulation and Renewal Working Group comprised of Community Land Scotland, Development Trusts Association Scotland, The Highlands Small Communities Housi…
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Bulletin Articles
20th March 2019

Rural Scots raise fears over new Highland Clearances because of B…

The Herald Scotland, by Alistair Grant  18.03.19 Scots living in some of the country’s most remote areas are bracing themselves for a 21st century Highland Clearances, amid fears over plummet…
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Bulletin Articles
20th March 2019

The ‘kindness’ judges turning courts inside out

BBC News, by David Cowan 12.03.19 Two American judges who argue that people who come before criminal courts should be treated with more compassion and kindness have arrived in Scotland for a wee…
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Health & Wellbeing Newsletter
19th March 2019

Health & Wellbeing Newsletter – March 2019

Many thanks to all the Health SEN members that participated in the U>P (Unlocking Potential) pilot. The purpose of this Impact Evaluation pilot was to provide a broader understanding of the work…
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15th March 2019

Social enterprise award for Tayside Health SEN member

Health SEN member Home Straight received recognition for its work helping older people adapt their living arrangements, picking up an award at last month's Tayside Social Enterprise Awards. The soc…
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15th March 2019

Health SEN member boosted by Lottery award

Auchinleck Community Development Initiative (ACDI) has been awarded  £133,801 from The National Lottery Community Fund to manage and deliver the Auchinleck ConneXions Programme (Connecting People an…
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Senscot Bulletin
15th March 2019

Senscot Bulletin: 15.03.19

I recollect an interview (2005) with the Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho; he said: “for me, life and football are very different matters; generally, I’m fairly tolerant, but football brings out my p…
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Bulletin Articles
15th March 2019

The Little Virtues by Natalia Ginzburg review – powerful person…

The Guardian, by John Self 25.04.18 From married life to the murder of her husband … the Italian author shows a deft lightness of touch in these moving pieces written between 1944 and 1960 So…
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Bulletin Articles
15th March 2019

Why are our MPs putting blatant self-interest ahead of the Brexit…

The Guardian, by Matthew d'Ancona 10.03.19 In the parliamentary drama of the coming week, the term “Namierite” is one you are unlikely to hear often, if at all. But it matches perfectly this m…
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Bulletin Articles
15th March 2019

Algerian protesters win historic victory — but massive challeng…

CNBC, by Natasha Turak 13.03.19 Algeria’s longtime president has conceded to popular demands to abandon his re-election bid after three weeks of massive protests rocked the North African count…
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13th March 2019

Connecting credit unions and Scotland’s workforce: learning fro…

Sponsored by Linda Fabiani MSP Tuesday 12 March, 6pm-8pm Fairfax Sommerville Room, the Scottish Parliament You are invited to join us for Connecting Credit Unions and Scotland’s workforce: lear…