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Senscot Bulletin
20th December 2019

Senscot Bulletin: 20.12.19

Dear members and friends, Reading plenty stuff about the election – but my head refuses to ‘go there’ – too painful; I’ll ‘sidle-up’ to it during the break.  UK governance just got sig…
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Bulletin Articles
18th December 2019

Kindness

Naomi Shihab Nye1952 Before you know what kindness really isyou must lose things,feel the future dissolve in a momentlike salt in a weakened broth.What you held in your hand,what you counted and ca…
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Bulletin Articles
18th December 2019

The difficulty with the EU’s sustainable investment rules

The Financial Times, by Jonathan Ford15th December 2019 Here is a heart-warming story that appears to show how so-called impact investors can do social good and also make pots of money in the proce…
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Bulletin Articles
18th December 2019

Watch out, Whitehall. Dominic Cummings has some tough love in sto…

The Guardian16th December 2019 After Boris Johnson’s win, civil servants know the axe is hovering over departments including the DExEU and DfID Those who work for the government clearly are no…
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Bulletin Articles
18th December 2019

The Tories have the BBC in their line of fire. Don’t let them d…

The Guardian, by Polly Toynbee17th December 2019 The corporation is under serious threat and, after the election, has too few defenders. But this national treasure must be saved Here they come, …
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Health & Wellbeing Newsletter
18th December 2019

SE Health & Wellbeing Newsletter December 2019

Welcome to the last Health & Wellbeing Newsletter of 2019. Congratulations to Giraffe Healthcare CIC and Rise: Glasgow on winning the Dragon’s Den prizes at our recent conference.   Th…
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Health SEN News
18th December 2019

Latest from Scotland All-Strong

18th December 2019 Scotland All-Strong are pleased to announce that we have been awarded a grant from Perth and Kinross Council's Community Investment Fund towards our project of delivering pro…
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Bulletin Articles
18th December 2019

Don’t despair – and be nice to our southern neighbours

The Scotsman, by Dani Garavelli15th December 2019 What do you do when you have steeled yourself for a terrible outcome, but it’s so much worse than you imagined? What do you do when voters tur…
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Bulletin Articles
18th December 2019

UK election saw three big pillars of political stability crack on…

The Irish Times, by Fintan O'Toole17th December 2019 The fragile UK is now in the hands of a man with the touch of a chicken strangler Boris Johnson on the steps of 10 Downing Street. If it …
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Bulletin Articles
18th December 2019

Community ownership increases across Scotland

Commonspace, by Alasdair Clark12th Dec 2019 There was a seven per cent increase in the number of assets coming into community ownership between 2017 and 2018 Rural areas have highest concent…
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Bulletin Articles
18th December 2019

Academy Leads Social Enterprise Revolution

By Rhys Gregory, Wales2417 Dec 2019 Deputy Minister for economy and Transport Lee Waters AM cuts the ribbon. Picture Mandy Jones An innovative new organisation is leading a business revolution …
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Health SEN News
18th December 2019

Glasgow Community Food Network Update

18th December 2019 The latest opportunities to connect with GCFN: 1. Glasgow City Food Plan. Work is underway with partners across Glasgow to co-develop the Glasgow City Food Plan. This ambitiou…