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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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Health SEN News
25th July 2019

SEN member Equi-Power celebrates an impressive year of achievemen…

Despite the limited resources available this small social enterprise is achieving amazing outcomes for children with additional support needs from their temporary base, and has notched up some outstan…
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Bulletin Articles
25th July 2019

Andrea Camilleri, Sicilian author, 1925-2019

Financial Times, by Tony Barber 19.07.19 Several of Italy’s greatest modern authors blossomed as writers relatively late in life. Two examples are Carlo Emilio Gadda (1893-1973) and Giuseppe T…
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Bulletin Articles
24th July 2019

Britain’s 600 aristocratic families have doubled their wealth i…

iNews by Cahal Milmo 19.06.19 Exclusive: Groundbreaking study finds hereditary titles are now worth average of at least £16m, we can reveal Britain’s aristocrats have enjoyed a dramatic su…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd July 2019

Britain’s 600 aristocratic families have doubled their wealth i…

The i, by Cahal Milmo 19.07.1 Britain’s aristocrats have enjoyed a dramatic surge in their wealth in the last 30 years – and have seen their riches double in the last decade. A hereditary t…
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Bulletin Articles
23rd July 2019

The Ham of Fate

The New York Review of Books, by Fintan O'Toole  August 19 Issue In his only novel, Seventy-Two Virgins, published in 2004, Boris Johnson uses a strange word. The hero, like Johnson himself at …
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Bulletin Articles
23rd July 2019

Scotland just missed a chance for Scandinavian-style land reform

The Scotsman, Andy Wightman  16.07.19 The SNP and Conservatives joined forces to pass a “Tory-style Planning Bill” that means communities will have to wait for the means to govern themselve…
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Senscot Bulletin
19th July 2019

Senscot Bulletin: 19.07.19

Dear members and friends, Part of being elderly is continuously adapting to our diminishing powers. My optician warns that I won’t be driving for much longer; without wheels, I’ll need a new pl…
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Bulletin Articles
17th July 2019

Harry Burns: What the ‘Glasgow Effect’ and ‘deaths of despa…

The Scotsman, by Harry Burns 28.02.19 Life expectancy has increased steadily in Scotland and, indeed, most European countries for many decades. However, the rate of rise has slowed over the past f…
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Bulletin Articles
17th July 2019

The Future Of Work: 5 Important Ways Jobs Will Change In The 4th …

Forbes, by Bernard Marr 15.07.19 In many respects, the future of work is already here. Amid the headlines exclaiming the predicted loss of jobs due to automation and other changes brought by artifi…
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Bulletin Articles
17th July 2019

How the history of technological revolutions can help us better u…

Princeton University Press, by Carl Benedikt Frey From the Industrial Revolution to the age of artificial intelligence, The Technology Trap takes a sweeping look at the history of technological p…
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Bulletin Articles
17th July 2019

Scotland has highest drug death rate in EU

BBC News 16.07.19 The number of drug-related deaths in Scotland soared to 1,187 last year, according to official statistics. The figure is 27% higher than the previous year, and the highest since r…
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Bulletin Articles
17th July 2019

Labour pledges to end in-work poverty in first five years

BBC News  17.07.19 Labour is pledging to end in-work poverty within its first five years in office if it wins the next election. In a speech in London, John McDonnell promised to tackle the …