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Excellent dissertation from @ailsa_higgins on ‘Exploring the geographies of social enterprise in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland’. Key findings chime with conversations we’ve been having with SE Rural Hub and Rural SEN #socent #rural pic.twitter.com/Iahx…

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Bulletin Articles
17th March 2020

Coronavirus: voluntary sector rises to the challenge to help thos…

Third Force News, by Robert Armour 17.03.20 Networks of volunteers are springing up to bolster Scots communities in an unprecedented effort by civil society to tackle isolation stemming fro…
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Bulletin Articles
17th March 2020

Coronavirus sector funding call

Third Force News, by Gareth Jones 16.03.20 A call has been made for emergency funding to be made for the voluntary sector in light of the Covid-19 crisis. Organisations across Scotland are fa…
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Bulletin Articles
16th March 2020

Future of Dundee sports centre secured as charity lodges applicat…

Laura Devlin - Evening Telegraph - 14th March 2020 The future of a sports centre looks like it will be secured after a sports charity lodged an application to create a facility for vulnerable membe…
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Bulletin Articles
16th March 2020

Community land ownership across Highlands and islands helping to …

Kirsten Robertson - Press and Journal - 14th March 2020 Community land ownership is helping to reverse decades of population decline in some of Scotland’s most fragile rural communities, accordin…
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Senscot Bulletin
13th March 2020

Senscot Bulletin: 13.03.20

Not been feeling that great lately – which varies from ‘a bit down’, to physically unwell; is it some kind of winter bug doing the rounds; or – the great fear of the elderly – is this my new…
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Bulletin Articles
12th March 2020

Rishi Sunak’s big-spending budget may redraw the terms of Briti…

The Guardian, by Martin Kettle 11th March 2020 The chancellor has loosened the fiscal shackles – so Johnson’s Tories can no longer be dismissed as compulsive austerians. On 11 March 1952, Ra…
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Bulletin Articles
11th March 2020

Femfoods programme to cater for family health and wellbeing

By Rohese Devereux Taylor The Herald, 9th March 2020 There is nothing more important to social entrepreneur Sylvie Douglas than encouraging women who face adversity to believe in themselves, p…
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Bulletin Articles
11th March 2020

Community Resources Network Scotland Scoops Top Award

Scotland Excel - February 2020 A Scottish social enterprise is celebrating after scooping a prestigious local government award.Community Resources Network Scotland (CRNS) collected the Small Busine…
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Bulletin Articles
11th March 2020

Basic Income – an idea whose time has come

Compass6th March 2020 There are no silver policy bullets to create a good society - but there are big, radical ideas that come close.  Basic income is an unconditional guaranteed payment to…
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Bulletin Articles
11th March 2020

Scottish basic income pilot gains support with launch of national…

Scottish Housing News - 9th March 2020 A conversation project which aims to kick-start a national movement towards a UK Basic Income launched this past weekend. A Basic Income would see a regu…
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Tourism SEN News
11th March 2020

Ministerial statement – Short term lets

Meeting of the Parliament 08 January 2020 Short-term Lets www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/report.aspx?r=12446&i=112507 The Minister for Local Government, Housing and Planning (Ke…
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Bulletin Articles
11th March 2020

Scottish basic income pilot gains support with launch of national…

Scottish Housing News9th March 2020 A conversation project which aims to kick-start a national movement towards a UK Basic Income launched this past weekend. A Basic Income would see a regular c…