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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 4 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Bulletin Articles
6th May 2020

How a one-off tax on wealth could cover the economic cost of the …

The Conversation, by Nick O'Donovan 4th May 2020 The UK’s annual public deficit is predicted to balloon from a previously forecast £55 billion to £273 billion by the end of 2020. This increase …
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Bulletin Articles
6th May 2020

Three ways people are reacting to coronavirus: ‘accepting’, …

The Conversation, by Bobby Duffy & Daniel Allington 29th April 2020 There remains near-universal backing for the coronavirus lockdown among the UK public. In our study, nine out of ten …
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Bulletin Articles
6th May 2020

Coronavirus is creating a huge “mental health emergency”

NewStatesman, by Anoosh Chakelian 4th May 2020 Half of the general population are now highly anxious, while care home residents “lose the will to live” and mental health patients are discharged.…
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Bulletin Articles
6th May 2020

Coronavirus: 3 phases for civil society organisations

Linkedin, by Nick Addington 24th March 2020 Update, 6 May 2020: Note this article was written 6 weeks or so ago. I think we're now moving into phase 2 of the crisis. If I was to update the list of i…
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Bulletin Articles
6th May 2020

Carbon Emissions Turned Back 10 Years

Yes Magazine, by Tracy Matsue Loeffelholz 2nd May 2020 The early months of 2020 have offered a glimpse of a world with less demand for fossil fuels as it tries to contain the coronavirus…
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Bulletin Articles
6th May 2020

Dominic Cummings thinktank called for ‘end of BBC in curren…

The Guardian, by Rowena Mason 21st January 2020 New Frontiers Foundation said in 2004 the BBC was ‘mortal enemy’ of Tory party. Dominic Cummings’s thinktank called for the “end of the BB…
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Bulletin Articles
6th May 2020

Top economists warn the UK not to repeat austerity after the Covi…

By New Statesman 4th May 2020 Mariana Mazzucato, Robert Skidelsky, Ann Pettifor, David Blanchflower and others on why the UK must not impose spending cuts in response to higher debt.   Intr…
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Bulletin Articles
6th May 2020

Leadership from Below

Bella Caledonia, by Caitlin Logan 3rd May 2020 Caitlin Logan on the flourishing of mutual aid groups across Scotland and the potential for sustaining and nurturing these groups beyond the immedi…
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Bulletin Articles
6th May 2020

This is a key moment in the public’s view of mainstream new

The Guardian, by Alan Rusbridger 3rd May 2020 The pandemic has inspired some great journalism and never have we needed it more. The government was late to wake up to the fact that so much of the …
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Senscot Bulletin
1st May 2020

Senscot Bulletin: 01.05.20

The term ‘social capital’ (with 1562 references in the Senscot archive) refers to the network of relationships across communities, that support and strengthen societies.  You’d be forgiven for …
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Bulletin Articles
30th April 2020

Supporting and Delivering Physical Activity Virtually

On Wednesday 6 May from 10.30 – 12.00, we are hosting a virtual session for Health and Sport SEN members about supporting and delivering physical activity virtually. Organisations have had to ad…
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Bulletin Articles
30th April 2020

Actify

Actify is an online platform that hosts a range of digital content designed to help people become more active.  You can find out more here: https://www.actify.org.uk/about. Active Scotland are sup…