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Huge well done to Folk at the Salmon Bothy, who donated a four figure sum to the Folk in Crisis Support Fund to assist musicians across the north east affected by loss of income due to current restrictions. Find out more about the band and the fund here: bothyfolk.org

About 3 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Senscot Bulletin
22nd May 2020

Senscot Bulletin: 22.05.20

Until December’s general election, Paul Sweeney (31) was member of parliament for Glasgow North East; last week he applied for ‘universal credit’ – tweeted that becoming a benefit claimant for…
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Bulletin Articles
21st May 2020

Coronavirus: Govanhill residents work together to fight Covid-19

The National, by Karin Goodwin 12th April 2020 IT’S Good Friday, the sun is shining and birds are singing full-throated songs of spring. Close your eyes and you could forget we are living in the m…
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Uncategorised
20th May 2020

What can we learn from the Swedish restaurant experience? Maybe s…

Linkedin, by Ronnie Somerville 19th May 2020 Sweden has NOT had a "lockdown" and has allowed restaurants to stay open. The data from the link at the bottom of this article show that per head of p…
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Bulletin Articles
20th May 2020

New Roots

Bella Caledonia, by Mike Small 17th May 2020 As the psychological impact of the virus experience lands heavier with every week that passes, both the immediate individual stress and anxiety, but also…
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Bulletin Articles
20th May 2020

Poverty and coronavirus in Edinburgh: solutions in shared humanit…

Sceptical Scot by Zoe Ferguson 19th May 2020 Edinburgh, the wealthiest city in Scotland, is amongst the hardest hit economically by the coronavirus crisis in the UK. While the risks of deepening ine…
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Bulletin Articles
20th May 2020

Former Australian PM calls out the ‘Murdoch mafia’

CNN Kevin Rudd, a former prime minister of Australia, argues that Rupert Murdoch's media empire is a "cancer on democracy" in the U.S., U.K. and Australia, using "mafia"-like intimidation tactics aga…
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Bulletin Articles
20th May 2020

Active commuting could make children’s return to school better …

The Conversation, by John J Reilly and Mark S. Tremblay 18th May 2020 Children in the UK and across the globe have not been at school for some time, and this prolonged absence from the daily routine…
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Bulletin Articles
19th May 2020

What’s the logic behind Scotland’s first Community Wealth Bui…

Morning Star, by Joe Cullinane 16th May 2020 North Ayrshire is driving forward a new financial model that stands to benefit not just locals but the wider area. HE Covid-19 pandemic has shown the …
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Bulletin Articles
19th May 2020

North Ayrshire Council takes ‘radical’ economic approach with…

Scottish Construction Now 15th May 2020 A local authority has become the first in Scotland to adopt a “radical” economic model to plot a way forward now and post COVID-19. North Ayrshire …
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Bulletin Articles
19th May 2020

‘It’s disorienting’: former Glasgow MP left cla…

The Guardian, by Libby Brooks 16th May 2020 Recent Labour MP Paul Sweeney awaits response to claim made as result of lockdown and losing seat in December. There was a moment, as Paul Sweeney fill…
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Bulletin Articles
18th May 2020

Use it or lose it: Public urged to shop local and support busines…

Edinburgh News, by Elsa Maishman 13th May 2020 Many businesses have adapted during lockdown. Edinburgh City Council has joined with the Federation of Small Businesses and Edinburgh Social Ent…
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Senscot Bulletin
15th May 2020

Senscot Bulletin: 15.05.20

  Even for predictability, the garden is an important part of my life these days: spring unfurling into summer.  I sowed sweet peas and cornflowers under glass – now planting them out; tend…