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The Bank of Scotland Foundation has opened their Reach programme of funding for one week only until 12 noon Friday 10 July. Suitable for charities who can demonstrate they address disadvantage or social exclusion. Find out more ⬇️ #thirdsector twitter.com/BofSFoun…

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Sport SEN Newsletter
7th July 2020

Sport SEN July Newsletter

Welcome to July’s Sport Social Enterprise Newsletter Last week, the merger between Senscot and Social Firms Scotland became official.  The new entity will be called Social Enterprise Network Sco…
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Sport SEN news
7th July 2020

Cumnock Juniors Community Enterprise

Cumnock Juniors Community Enterprise (CJCE) has provided an incredible service to their local community since lockdown began.  They have been part of a network of Community Resilience Hubs, working i…
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Sport SEN news
7th July 2020

Beith Community Development Trust

Beith Community Development Trust is based in North Ayrshire and is a member of both the Sport and Employability SEN’s.  They have been very busy during lockdown redesigning their services and assi…
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Uncategorised
6th July 2020

Social Enterprise – An Open Letter

As academics, business leaders, politicians, and community leaders we call for an economic stimulus in Scotland which really places equality, community and wellness first. This means making a dispropo…
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Sport SEN news
3rd July 2020

Glenrothes Strollers: Supporting Their Community During Covid-19

  Glenrothes Strollers are a community football club offering a range of activities for people of all ages and have a strong girls programme and successful Pan Disability squad for young peopl…
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Uncategorised
1st July 2020

Joint Thematic SEN Session: Supporting staff mental health &…

  Friday 17th July, 1.30-3pm via Zoom One of the key themes emerging from Social Enterprise Reset week was mental health and wellbeing, with social enterprises highlighting concerns in rela…
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Bulletin Articles
1st July 2020

US election: is Trump already too far behind Biden?

Dimitri Sevastropulo and Courtney Weaver - Financial Times 26th June 2020 There is an adage in politics,” says Heidi Heitkamp, a former Democratic senator from North Dakota. “When your oppon…
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Uncategorised
1st July 2020

Borders SEN – SE Reset – Moving towards and Planning …

Some of the key things: Purpose: Follow-up meeting from the Social Enterprise Reset week hosted by SBSEC C.I.C. - Borders SEN, which invited like-minded members, businesses and peers for a session …
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Sport SEN news
26th June 2020

Sport SEN – Partnerships and Procurement

Opening Scotland Excel Frameworks to Third Sector and the Benefits for Sport and Community Facilities. On Thursday 25 June we hosted a virtual SEN meeting with Neil Young from P4P and Iain Murray f…
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Senscot Bulletin
26th June 2020

Senscot Bulletin: 26.06.20

Dear Rachel, Alongside reason (logos), the ancients believed that myth (mythos), was an equally important aspect of truth; they meant the primordial images and symbols – older than recorded histo…
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Bulletin Articles
25th June 2020

Social Enterprise Network Scotland

As of 1st July 2020, Senscot and Social Firms Scotland have come together to form the new entity – Social Enterprise Network Scotland – and follows on from the close working relationship that has …
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Health & Wellbeing Newsletter
25th June 2020

Social Enterprise Health & Wellbeing Newsletter – June

One of the key themes emerging from last month’s Social Enterprise Reset week was mental health and wellbeing, with social enterprises highlighting concerns in relation to their workforce, the indiv…