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3rd July 2019

New third sector hub set to open

Third Force News, by Gareth Jones  26.06.19 A new £5 million third sector hub is set to open later this year. The Robertson Trust announced plans for to create shared office accommodation a…
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2nd July 2019

Social enterprise is part of economic rebalancing act

Belfast Telegraph, by John McMullan 02.07.19 The Re-balancing the NI Economy 2019 report launched last week is the first comprehensive survey of the social enterprise sector since 2013. Based on…
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2nd July 2019

Snake oil

George Monbiot 26.06.19 Don’t buy the greenwash. Shell’s initiatives, which have won over many conservation groups, are dwarfed by its investment in oil and gas It is hard to believe it n…
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2nd July 2019

Scottish Government move to renew Ineos fracking licence ‘disap…

The Ferrett, by Rob Edwards 01.07.19 Scottish ministers have come under fire after extending a licence for the Grangemouth petrochemical giant, Ineos, to frack for shale gas in the central belt.…
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2nd July 2019

It’s not that we’ve failed to rein in Facebook and Google. We…

The Guardian, by Shoshana Zuboff  02.07.19 The tech giants use our data not only to predict our behaviour but to change it. But we can resist this attack on democracy n a BBC interview last …
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2nd July 2019

I proved that austerity destroys lives and all the government has…

The Independent, by Philip Alston 29.06.19 Last year, I investigated the harsh realities of poverty in the UK. In one of the world’s richest countries, I found 14 million people living in pove…
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2nd July 2019

Leith Walk favourite Punjabi Junction closes due to student flat …

Edinburgh News, by Shona Elliott 24.06.19 For over 30 years, it has used a cultural love of food to help women overcome isolation and provide dozens more with employment opportunities. But no…
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2nd July 2019

Senscot Bulletin – Abstract – September 2018

The trend of some local authorities across Scotland – pawning off land to property developers who simply churn important community spaces into student flats – is a growing cause for concern. The…