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Doris Lessing’s understanding of human progress

23rd September 2020
Bulletin Articles

  “It seems to me something like this: every so often, perhaps once in a century, there’s a sort of act of faith. A well of faith fills up, and there’s an enormous heave forward in one country or another; and that’s a forward movement for the whole world – because it’s an act of imagination […]

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ALL SEN session: DWP Kickstart scheme

17th September 2020
Bulletin Articles

You’re invited to join us at an ALL SEN session: DWP Kickstart scheme (Thursday 24th Sept, 10-11am) DWP recently launched their Kickstart scheme, funding the creation of high quality 6-month work placements for young people (initially prioritising those aged between 16 and 24 who are on Universal Credit and are deemed to be at risk […]

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English nationalism is too naive to know its limits

16th September 2020
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Because the Brexiteers cannot articulate the force that drives them, they cannot set its boundaries Fintan O’Toole Irish Times, 15th September 2020 What has brought the UK to the point of openly declaring its intention to break international law is not just English nationalism. It is the strangely contradictory nature of that nationalism. It is […]

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Criminal Records

14th September 2020
Bulletin Articles

Criminal Record is a record label and for ex-offenders and artists who’re prepared to give of their time to help those who are in, or have come through, the criminal justice system. The label will develop and give a platform to talented musicians, most of whom would never get the opportunity to be heard owing […]

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Glasgow SEN appoint new Director

14th September 2020
Bulletin Articles

GSEN Director Appointed The GSEN Board are delighted to announce that the new Director for the network has been appointed.  Jennifer Robertson is the current Social Enterprise officer for the three TSI’s which form the Forth Valley SEN. She has worked for CTSI for 7 years, and works across Falkirk, Stirling, and Clackmannanshire.  She has […]

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SE Cultural & Tourism Newsletter – September 2020

10th September 2020

  September 2020   Welcome to the September newsletter. We are in the process of developing a new website and want to fill it with wonderful images from social enterprises across Scotland- if you have high quality images you can share please get in touch. Please remember to send me updates for the next Newsletter and […]

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CUPIDO Digital Heritage Workshops Kick Off in September

9th September 2020
Cultural SEN News

  *CUPIDO’s second round of on-line digital heritage workshops kicks off in September. There was a great response to the earlier series with hundreds participating in the workshops and thousands viewing the live streams, and as such CUPIDO is to support a further series. The workshops have been developed and will be facilitated by Dr […]

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Scottish Govt’s ‘Plan for Government’

9th September 2020
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An Excerpt: “A thriving third sector and growing volunteering is vital to Scotland. Its economic and social contribution is vast and as such it is an essential partner to Government. The Scottish Government invests around £500 million annually in the third sector, leveraging a turnover estimated at £6 billion in normal times. However, these are […]

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Social Enterprise & Sport Newsletter – September 2020

3rd September 2020
Sport SEN Newsletter

Welcome to September’s Sport Social Enterprise Newsletter It’s exciting to see so many sport social enterprises having opened their doors on Monday 31 August, or planning to re-open over the next month.  However, let’s not forget that there are still challenges to overcome.  Many of these organisations will be re-opening at a reduced capacity and […]

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Sport and Health SEN Virtual Session: Using Sport and Physical Activity to Promote Positive Mental Health

2nd September 2020
Sport SEN news

Wednesday 9 September 10.00 – 11.30 In recognition of the impact that Covid -19 will have on mental health and wellbeing, we have been hosting a series of SEN sessions focusing on this topic. Physical activity has been shown to have a strong and positive impact on mental wellbeing.  Many social enterprises are already using […]

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Contribution of Community Recognised As Cumbernauld Social Enterprise Celebrates 10th Anniversary

2nd September 2020
Bulletin Articles

Cornerstone House Centre is celebrating its 10th anniversary this month, and is marking the occasion by sharing memories and extending thanks to all staff, volunteers, partners and funders past and present who have helped the organisation make a positive impact in the Cumbernauld locality area. Registered as a charity in September 2010, the organisation was […]

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Protect Scotland, Renew Scotland

2nd September 2020
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Scottish Government – Programme for Government (September 2020)   We have been through difficult times as a country. Since the start of this crisis, we have asked so much of our public services, individuals and businesses. Each and every one of us has played a part in helping to suppress the spread of and risk […]

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