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Senscot Bulletin
28th June 2019

Senscot Bulletin: 28.06.19

Plaintive piece by Kevin McKenna, reporting the closure of ‘The Buteman’, after 165 years as the Isle of Bute’s local newspaper. The bulk of the local press is owned by a few large companies; to…
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Sport SEN Newsletter
27th June 2019

Sport SEN Newsletter – June 2019

Welcome to the June Sport SEN newsletter.  Last week saw the conference ‘The role of community sport and physical activity in Scotland’ - two Sports SEN members Morton in Community and Proj…
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Bulletin Articles
27th June 2019

The Economics of Arrival – Ideas for a Grown-Up Economy

By Katherine Trebeck and Jeremy Williams What do we want from economic growth? What sort of a society are we aiming for? In everyday economics, there is no such thing as enough, or too much, gr…
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Bulletin Articles
27th June 2019

Hear, Hear for Profits

Standford Social Innovation Review, by Rodney Schwartz 2010 To change the world once is remarkable. A second attempt invites deification. But Muhammad Yunus, the founder of Grameen Bank and pion…
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Bulletin Articles
27th June 2019

Scotland to aid poorest families with extra £10 a week for each …

The Guardian, by Severin Carrell  26.06.19 Scottish Child Payment may lift 30,000 out of relative poverty by 2024, says SNP The Scottish government is to boost the incomes of the country’s…
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Bulletin Articles
27th June 2019

Bute loses the newspaper that was at the island’s heart for 165…

The Guardian, by Kevin McKenna  15.06.19 Many will mourn the closure of the Buteman. But a former editor says that, like many local papers, it had lost its identity after years of cuts n era…
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Health & Wellbeing Newsletter
26th June 2019

Health & Wellbeing Newsletter – June 2019

Welcome to June’s Health & Wellbeing Newsletter. Senscot will be submitting a response to the Scottish Government’s current consultation on the new national public health body ‘Public Hea…
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Bulletin Articles
25th June 2019

The potential for Scotland to be a new kind of state

The National, by Finan O'Toole 23.06.19 THIS then is what the afterlife of dead things looks like. Many obituaries have been hastily written over the last couple of years but one of them is t…
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Bulletin Articles
25th June 2019

Poverty groups lead call for income supplement

Third Force News, by Gareth Jones  24.06.19 Leaders and organisations from across Scottish society have joined together to call on the First Minister to speed up the introduction of a new incom…
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Senscot Bulletin
21st June 2019

Senscot Bulletin: 21.06.19

Ken Livingstone (KL) was 74 this week and gave an interview to the Observer – ostensibly about his new book, ‘Livingstone’s London: A Celebration of People and Places’ (gentle and uncontrovers…
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Health SEN News
20th June 2019

Kaleyard’s Community Work

Kaleyard held two classes with Community Connectors (of the Glasgow Council Voluntary Sector) who are a free and confidential service, connecting older people and their carers to local services, facil…
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Health SEN News
20th June 2019

Access to Sanitary Products (ASP) and Reusable Training

Scottish Government Pilot The Scottish Government asked CFINE to operate and coordinate the Access to Sanitary products pilot scheme for six months in 2017-18, through which sanitary products were …