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Scots scoop top Social Enterprise award

16th February 2004
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Scots scoop top Social Enterprise award   16.02.04     Upstarts Awards 2004   The Upstarts Awards 2004 were held on 11 Feburary, at Interbrand London. The awards were presented by Nigel Griffiths MP, Minister for Social Enterprise, and the award winnners were interviewed the presenter of the evening’s events, Adrian Chiles.     Social […]

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Unequal: social enterprises treated unfairly by LECs?

13th February 2004
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Unequal: social enterprises treated unfairly by LECs?   13.02.04     Senscot is frequently asked why Local Enterprise Companies don’t treat social enterprises on a level par with conventional businesses.  Here is an example from a member of Senscot’s network about a project on the island of Lismore.  Can anyone offer a reason?     […]

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Cheers for Green Move on Law

13th February 2004
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Cheers for Green Move on Law   13.02.04     A national network of specialist environmental prosecutors has been created to tackle those who endanger human health, wildlife and the environment through criminal actions.   The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) prosecutors will work in partnership with environment protection professionals from the Scottish […]

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Ethnic Mix Counted In

13th February 2004
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Ethnic Mix Counted In   13.02.04     Scotland’s ethnic population mix was put under the microscope yesterday, as a detailed analysis of data from the 2001 Census was published.   Information on ethnic group was collected as part of the census in Scotland, representing the first large-scale collection of data on ethnicity in Scotland […]

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Benefit Changes Under Fire

13th February 2004
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Benefit Changes Under Fire   13.02.04     Measures to make housing benefit simpler and fairer could be as much a hindrance as help according to Shelter Scotland. The charity has raised concerns as Edinburgh launches the only Scottish pilot of a radical new form of housing benefit.    The charity welcomed the concept of […]

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Cash from the Land Fund

13th February 2004
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Cash from the Land Fund   13.02.04     Four community land initiatives are set to share in grants of over £110,000 from the Lottery-backed Scottish Land Fund.  Grants go to rural communities in the West Highlands, Dumfries and Galloway, Orkney and Fife.    The largest, of £82,500 goes to the Knoydart Foundation in the […]

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Voluntary groups share in £2.4 million

13th February 2004
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Voluntary groups share in £2.4 million   13.02.04     New services to help people who find it difficult to scrape together the initial deposit to rent a home will be running across Scotland by the end of the year.   Funding for a new development worker to drive forward work on improving access to […]

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Cash from the Land Fund

13th February 2004
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Cash from the Land Fund   13.02.04     Four community land initiatives are set to share in grants of over £110,000 from the Lottery-backed Scottish Land Fund.  Grants go to rural communities in the West Highlands, Dumfries and Galloway, Orkney and Fife.    The largest, of £82,500 goes to the Knoydart Foundation in the […]

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Cash from the Land Fund

13th February 2004
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Cash from the Land Fund   13.02.04     Four community land initiatives are set to share in grants of over £110,000 from the Lottery-backed Scottish Land Fund.  Grants go to rural communities in the West Highlands, Dumfries and Galloway, Orkney and Fife.    The largest, of £82,500 goes to the Knoydart Foundation in the […]

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Cash from the Land Fund

13th February 2004
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Cash from the Land Fund   13.02.04     Four community land initiatives are set to share in grants of over £110,000 from the Lottery-backed Scottish Land Fund.  Grants go to rural communities in the West Highlands, Dumfries and Galloway, Orkney and Fife.    The largest, of £82,500 goes to the Knoydart Foundation in the […]

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New Scottish Tenant Farmers Association

11th February 2004
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New Scottish Tenant Farmers Association   11.02.04     The New Scottish Tenant Farmers Association was launched yesterday.    Deputy Rural Development Minister Allan Wilson welcomed the move and said the Association could build on the good work already done by the Scottish Tenant Farmers Action Group.   In a letter to the chairman of […]

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Renewed Government Support for Social Enterprise

10th February 2004
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Nigel Griffiths MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State For Small Business And Enterprise     Mr Jonathan Bland Social Enterprise Coalition 54 Haymarket LONDON SWIY 4RP   10 February 2004     Dear Jonathan,   Renewed Government Support for Social Enterprise   I am writing to you all today so I may put on record […]

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