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Senscot Bulletin
28th February 2020

Senscot Bulletin: 28.02.20

At a recent third sector seminar, a Govt spokesperson explains that our consistently high level of funding is ‘justified’ by the third sector’s impressive contribution to economic growth; this a…
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Bulletin Articles
27th February 2020

Voluntary Sector Values

A blog by Martin Crewe, Director of Barnardo's Scotland 28th January 2020 Martin Crewe, Director of Barnardo's Scotland, shares his thoughts on the values needed in the voluntary sector. I at…
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Bulletin Articles
27th February 2020

Social Firms Scotland AGM

Thursday, 5th March 2020 BTO Solicitors, 48 St Vincent St, Glasgow G2 5HS We hope you can join us at our AGM this year being held on Thursday 5th March at BTO Solicitor’s office in central G…
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Bulletin Articles
26th February 2020

Catholic charity founder sexually abused women, says report

The Guardian 22.02.20 A respected Catholic figure who worked to improve conditions for people with developmental disabilities for more than half a century sexually abused at least six women duri…
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Uncategorised
26th February 2020

Why Amazon knows so much about you

BBC News, by Leo Kelion You might call me an Amazon super-user. I’ve been a customer since 1999, and rely on it for everything from grass seed to birthday gifts. There are Echo speakers dot…
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Bulletin Articles
26th February 2020

How Boris Johnson is distracting UK from real issues by trolling …

The Scotsman, by Joyce McMillian 21.02.20 If there was any lingering doubt that British politics has passed into a strange and dystopian new era, then a glance at Downing Street’s news managem…
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Bulletin Articles
26th February 2020

With a $10 Billion Fund, Jeff Bezos Can Control the Planet’s Fu…

WIRED, by Louise Matsakis 20.02.20 Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos may very well have fundamentally changed the fight against climate change this week. In an Instagram post Monday, th…
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Bulletin Articles
26th February 2020

We can’t leave it to billionaires like Bezos and Bloomberg to s…

The Guardian, by Simon Jenkins 21.02.20 So who do you want for president, this “arrogant billionaire” or the other one? You don’t have to be rich to win US elections, but it help…
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Bulletin Articles
26th February 2020

Nicola Sturgeon ’emphatic’ she is still best person t

The Guardian, by Libby Brooks 23.02.20 Nicola Sturgeon has said she believes “emphatically” that she remains the best person to lead the SNP, as two party heavyweights both tipped as future…
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Senscot Bulletin
21st February 2020

Senscot Bulletin: 21.02.20

Midmorning, the Edinburgh/Glasgow train is quiet; at Falkirk, I’m joined by a smart woman in her 60s who introduces herself as Annette; as she talks I connect, that we were community workers togethe…
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Senscot News
19th February 2020

Senscot AGM – Friday 6th March 2020 (13.15-14.30) …

Senscot, February 2020 Senscot was first established as an unincorporated association in July 1999. In 2004, it incorporated as a Company Limited by Guarantee – with charitable status.  Our …
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Bulletin Articles
19th February 2020

North Ayrshire Council Business Support Consultancy Framework

February 2020 North Ayrshire Council (NAC) are progressing a community wealth building approach to ensure closer links between business support agencies, the local authority and the wider public …