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For anyone interested in #SocEnt, take a look at Cllr @RhiannonV putting forward a motion on Glasgow's social enterprise strategy and action plan. (Skip to 1h 40m). glasgow.public-i.tv/… Hugely positive and passionate comments from across the floor - worth watching!

About 2 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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Since 2004, we have accumulated and curated an archive of over 12,000 news articles, comment pieces, academic research and newspaper editorials which relate to social enterprise in Scotland and further afield.

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12th September 2019

Book aimed at encouraging local growing launched by Borders SEN m…

You Can Cook founder Bosco Santimano launches the book with author Alexandra Smithson. Community Food and Health SEN member You Can Cook has added another feather to its cap by launching a book for…
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12th September 2019

Fitness programme designed to build confidence for young adults

Participants enjoy a soothing stretch and guided relaxation session. A Perthshire-based SEN member has developed a fitness programme to help young adults build fitness, confidence and self-esteem. …
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12th September 2019

Bake Off award for Food SEN member

Debra Riddell shows off Breadshare's well-earned trophy Edinburgh-based Food SEN member Breadshare is celebrating after picking up an award at the Port of Leith Housing Association Big Bake Off aw…
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12th September 2019

SEN member project to explore post-industrial waterfront heritage

Memory of Water (www.memoryofwater.eu) is a trans European, artist led creative exploration of what artists can bring to the imperative global dialogue around what’s next for our post industrial wat…
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12th September 2019

European rugby tournament celebrates sport, inclusivity and diver…

Teams from across Spain and England took part in the competition From SEN member Tri Partnerships Over the weekend, we embarked on our annual trip to Cullera, Spain to take part in the 3rd Inter…
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10th September 2019

Angus welcomes a learning visit from Romania and Belgium

This week Angus hosted a group of individuals from Belgium and Romania as part of a tourism project across the three countries. The Transnational Cooperation Project funded through the Angus LEADER pr…
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10th September 2019

New Co-Chairs Take The Helm At Portsoy’s Boat Festival

Myles Murray and Vivein Rae will preside over this year's festival. Following a successful two day event in June earlier this year, plans for the 2020 Scottish Traditional Boat Festival in Portsoy …
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9th September 2019

Speaker lineup announced for The Circle Academy

Dundee-based social enterprise, The Circle, has begun announcing the lineup of speakers and facilitators for the first run of their new programme, The Circle Academy. The 12-week programme for those i…
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5th September 2019

Brand for Growth open for 2019 applications

To succeed and thrive, social enterprises must communicate well, evidence their worth and compete for business in a busy and innovative marketplace.   Investment in a strong and well thought o…
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5th September 2019

Help put SEN member in with a chance of £100k funding boost

Equi-Power was set up in 2015, following the devastating closure of the Bannockburn Riding form the Disabled (RDA) group, which provided activities with horses for 350 disabled people per year.  …
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Community Food SEN News
29th July 2019

Aberdeen SEN member receives highest award for voluntary organisa…

Community Food Initiatives North East (CFINE), a charity and social enterprise based in Aberdeen, has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group …
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Cultural SEN News
25th July 2019

SEN member in Stirling to pilot new film project for isolated stu…

In September 2019, Macrobert Arts Centre in Stirling is piloting a new project called Into Film. They will be working with the University of Stirling on a project designed to use film to support is…