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It is also includes The SENs weekly update, a roundup of Social Enterprise Network activity, with news, events and funding opportunities for social enterprises.

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Senscot News

Senscot Response to A Consultation on the new National Public Hea…

25th July 2019
Senscot welcomes the opportunity to respond to this consultation on the new National Public Health Body ‘Pub…

Senscot Blog: Putting the benefits of SEN membership into numbers

6th June 2019
This blog is based on Assist Social Capital’s Unlocking Potential Impact Evaluation Pilot, which studied the…
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Social Enterprise News

Scottish Community Alliance ‘Briefing’

4th December 2019
Leader Comment - Angus Hardie4th December 2019  Does Scotland’s community sector really need to be so bi…

Meet the Leftish Economist With a New Story About Capitalism

4th December 2019
The New York Times, by Katy Lederer Mariana Mazzucato wants liberals to talk less about the redistributio…
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Social Enterprise Jobs

Wellbeing Activity Co-ordinator

Location: Stonehaven, Aberdeenshire
Company: The Haven
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000

Social Enterprise & Sports Co-ordinator

Location: Glasgow/Edinburgh
Company: Senscot
Salary: £29,000 - £34,000
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Muir of Ord Development Trust and the Muir Hub

The Muir of Ord Hall and Facilities Company (Muir of Ord Development Trust) was established in 2011 to take ownership of the Village Hall on behalf of the community.

The Muir of Ord Village Hall on Seaforth Road has been a community venue since 1893. In 2009, following the Highland Council’s decision to divest itself of the building, a public meeting agreed that the community should take on ownership of the resource and a….