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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…
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Bulletin Articles
14th May 2020

COVID strengthens community spirit in Greater Easterhouse

Scottish Housing News 13th May 2020 Greater Easterhouse has always had a strong community sector between housing, voluntary groups and charities and through COVID-19, the partnerships have grown eve…
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Bulletin Articles
13th May 2020

Jura Community Business Ltd

May 2020 Jura Community Business Ltd is a community owned social enterprise which was established to secure the sustainability of the islands fuel filling station in 1997 in recognition of the essent…
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Bulletin Articles
13th May 2020

How coronavirus will change Paris forever

Financial Times, by Simon Kuper 7th May 2020 ‘There is hardly a place on earth less suited to the age of social distancing’. On Sunday, for the first time in nearly two months of lockdown her…
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Bulletin Articles
13th May 2020

‘Will coronavirus change our attitudes to death? Quite the …

The Guardian, by Yuval Noah Harari 20th April 2020 Will the coronavirus pandemic return us to more traditional and accepting, attitudes towards dying – or reinforce our attempts to prolong life? …
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Bulletin Articles
13th May 2020

Will coronavirus lead to fairer societies? Thomas Piketty explore…

The Guardian, by Laura Spinney 12th May 2020 Economist discusses the effects of pandemic on economies, societies and globalisation. The French economist Thomas Piketty is the bestselling author o…
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Bulletin Articles
13th May 2020

Coronavirus has revealed the power of social networks in a crisis

The Conversation, by Jon Chamberlain May 2020 The declaration of the novel coronavirus as a pandemic was a call to arms for governments to take urgent and immediate action. However, many feel th…
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Bulletin Articles
13th May 2020

Extra support for charities

Scottish Government 12th May 2020 Small premises now eligible for £10,000 grants. Properties occupied by charities can now apply for the £10,000 Small Business Grant Scheme to help with pressur…
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Bulletin Articles
12th May 2020

Rutger Bregman: the Dutch historian who rocked Davos and unearthe…

The Guardian, by Jonathan Freedland 10th May 2020 The historian offers a hopeful view of human nature in his latest book, Humankind. It couldn’t have come at a better time. For most autho…
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Bulletin Articles
12th May 2020

DTA Scotland Annual Conference & AGM 2020

Development Trust Association Scotland 12th May 2020 We hope you are all well and staying safe. Owing to the current circimstances presented by Covid-19, the DTA Scotland Board has taken the deci…
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Senscot Bulletin
8th May 2020

Senscot Bulletin: 08.05.20

This Sunday, May 10th, is my 80th birthday, but being so old hasn’t fully dawned on me yet: the psyche likes to pretend it will endure for ever.  In normal circumstances, there would be a restauran…