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1st November 2018

Social Enterprise Scotland announces new chief executive

Social Enterprise Scotland has announced the recruitment of a new Chief Executive, to lead the organisation forward to the next stage of development.Chris Martin, currently Managing Director of Ca…
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31st October 2018

SE Action Plan Reference Sub-Group Agenda

SE Action Plan Reference Sub-Group Station Hotel Perth Thursday 6th December 2018 10.30 am – 2.00pm    10.30             Coffee/Tea etc  11.00       …
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24th October 2018

Families challenged to do Christmas Dinner for under £25

Fancy a challenge? Dab hand at cooking on a budget? Community Food SEN member Libertie Project is challenging families to pull off their Christmas Day dinner - for under £25.The initiative is par…
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23rd October 2018

Health SEN member launches crowdfunding initiative

Health SEN member Let's Talk CIC has launched a crowdfunding campaign to boost the provision of counselling for young people in the Scottish Borders.Let's Talk Associates CIC is focussing its effo…
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18th October 2018

Cooking programme in Glasgow launched as social prescription

A cooking project which aims to support people looking to change their diet and lead a healthier lifestyle is to be launched in Glasgow later this month.The brilliantly-named Kitchen on Prescripti…
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20th September 2018

SCRT Update

We are writing to you as a member of SCRT to update you on our progress and how you can assist us going forward. It is four years since SCRT was at a 'proof of concept' stage and since then much has…
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13th September 2018

Gear shift for Linlithgow bike recycling

Linlithgow’s bike refurbishment group, 1st Step Bikes, has moved to a new, improved workshop at the Linlithgow Recycling Centre on Braehead Road.The project started at the Linlithgow police gara…
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28th August 2018

Lingo Flamingo: Learning a Language to Prevent Dementia

Social enterprise’s rise over the last decade has been remarkable, and has understandably created high expectations. Within the developing world it has been heralded as a new approach to overcoming …
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27th August 2018

Govanhill Baths appoints new project director

The Evening Times, by Catriona Stewart 24.08.18 Govanhill Baths Community Trust has announced that David Cook, of Cook Creative Limited, will oversee the next stage in the revamp of the …
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21st August 2018

GSEN Network Meeting 16th August

GSEN hosted its networking session last week, which resulted in members (full, associate and aspiring) taking part in an exercise which identified ‘What do you need?’ and ‘What can you offer?’…
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21st August 2018

McLaren Leisure Turns 20

PRESS RELEASE: On the 18 August 1998, Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, conducted the official opening of McLaren Leisure.  On this day – and throughout the summer - the centre h…
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1st August 2018

Social Economy Growth Fund: approved projects

A list of all the projects approved for Stage 1 and Stage 2 of the Social Economy Growth Fund. Stage 1 and stage 2 approved projectsOrganisation Project title AwardA…