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CTSi hope to host Festival of Social Enterprises

20th August 2019
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Alloa & Hillfoots Advertiser By Rajmund Bakonyi 01.08.19 There will be a celebration of social enterprises in the Wee County with supporting and inspiring events from late August. The Festival of Social Enterprises, organised by Clackmannanshire Third Sector Interface (CTSi), will mark a 69 per cent increase in the number of organisations that are trading […]

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Argyll & Bute Social Enterprise Network Meeting Agenda

20th August 2019
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Argyll & Bute 20.08.19   INVERARAY INN WEDNESDAY 21ST AUGUST 10.30AM TO 4.00PM 10.30 am    Registration: Tea / Coffee 10.50 am    Kristeen Murray, CEO,  Argyll and Bute TSI – Welcome and Introductions 11.05 am    Claire McMurchy, Head of Strengthening Communities, HIE – How HIE engages with Social Enterprise and what social and economic impact […]

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Response to Gerry Hassan’s ‘How to make Scotland a place we’re proud to call home’

14th August 2019
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SR Forum, by John Scott 14.08.19 In his recent SR article, Gerry Hassan writes that: ‘across too many areas, Scotland is not going in the right direction’. He also laments the poverty of thinking which has come from the two main left-of-centre political parties, Labour and SNP. On both counts, I am in agreement. However, the responsibility […]

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Scottish government pays out £500,000 in costs to Alex Salmond

14th August 2019
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BBC Scotland 13.08.19 The Scottish government has paid out more than £500,000 in legal expenses to Alex Salmond over its flawed inquiry into sexual harassment claims. The government admitted breaching its own guidelines after the former first minister challenged how allegations against him were handled. He still faces multiple charges of attempted rape and sexual […]

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Fossil Rebellion

14th August 2019
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Monbiot.com, by George Monbiot 07.08.19 In the midst of climate breakdown, governments around the world are funding and protecting the fossil fuel industry The tragedy of our times is that the gathering collapse of our life support systems coincides with the age of public disservice. Just as we need to rise above self-interest and short […]

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The Larder Cook School Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Help Fund a New Kitchen and Train an Extra 80 Youngsters a Year

14th August 2019
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BQ, by Abi Bently-Cottam 12.08.19 The Larder Cook School in West Lothian, which has increased the number of young people trained in food and hospitality skills from 80 to 200 in the last 12 months, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to train 80 additional youngsters a year and increase staff numbers from 21 to 23. […]

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Are the English more convinced about independence than Scots?

13th August 2019
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The Scotsman, by Lesley Riddoch  12.08.19 It seems that many south of the Border are surprisingly clear-sighted about independence, writes Lesley Riddoch. The “good riddance” message came loud and clear mid-June when a YouGov poll found 63 per cent of Tory party members want Brexit even if that leads to Scottish independence. But now that […]

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More holidays and better pay would boost productivity, says thinktank

13th August 2019
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The Guardian  12.08.19 Giving workers more public holidays and raising their wages could boost the strength of the British economy, according to a report. The New Economics Foundation said that driving up the spending power of consumers would give firms a greater incentive to raise their productivity, as they could have greater confidence there would […]

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There are reasons to be cheerful. These are the dying days of a rancid old order

13th August 2019
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The Observer, by Will Hutton  11.08.19 Don’t despair. We may be living through an attempted rightwing revolution, but its foundations are rotten. There may be a counter-revolution, as there is after every revolution, and it will be built on much firmer ground. The charlatans may be in control in both Britain and the US, but […]

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How to make Scotland a place we’re proud to call home

7th August 2019
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Scottish Review, by Gerry Hassan 07.08.19 I. There is only one subject on the lips of many this week: independence and Michael Ashcroft’s 52:48 poll. This is the Scotland of 2019: 20 years of the Scottish Parliament, five years since the indyref, nine years of Tory-led government, and less than 90 days left until the […]

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Jeremy Corbyn’s finest hour?

7th August 2019
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Project Syndicate, by Yanis Varoufakis 31.07.19 Jeremy Corbyn must expose Boris Johnson’s no-deal Brexit as a Trump-deal Brexit and put forward Labour’s plan to end the interminable Brexit ordeal immediately, suggests Yanis Varoufakis Boris Johnson is the first British prime minister in a long time who is free of dilemmas regarding his approach to the […]

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What can London learn from Glasgow’s approach to beating knife crime?

7th August 2019
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The Times, by Kirsty Lang 28.07.19 It was the sunny evenings that 14-year-old Kimberly dreaded most. That’s when the boys on her Glasgow housing estate would be out, looking for a fight. During the summer holidays, rival gangs would line up at either end of the football pitch and charge at each other with knives, […]

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