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Senscot bulletin out now - wee bit of humour from the amazing Billy Connolly and a lovely tribute to Fiona Pearson from @WL_SEN . Grab a cuppa and enjoy See, bit.ly/2nG1m96 pic.twitter.com/iJjo…

About 5 days ago from Senscot's Twitter

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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…
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Health SEN News
25th July 2019

SEN member to incorporate ‘smart technology’ for new …

Feel the Warmth, an innovative powered kidney warmer for elderly and disabled people, has entered its next phase of development to turn the device into a “smart belt”. The powered kidney warmer…
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Health SEN News
25th July 2019

SEN member to offer SQA qualification for support worker training

Have you had mental health concerns? Would you like to use your experience to help others? Perhaps you think that you could give something back? If so, this course if for you. The Professional Deve…
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Health SEN News
25th July 2019

SEN member Equi-Power celebrates an impressive year of achievemen…

Despite the limited resources available this small social enterprise is achieving amazing outcomes for children with additional support needs from their temporary base, and has notched up some outstan…
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Health SEN News
3rd July 2019

Scotland’s second community pantry to open in Aberdeen

Second of its kind Scottish community pantry-style food poverty scheme to tackle food insecurity and improve oral health Community Food Initiatives North East (CFINE), a social enterprise and chari…
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29th April 2019

The importance of ownership in understanding social enterprise

Blog, by Alan Kay April 2019   I want to destroy ownership in order that possession and enjoyment may be raised to the highest point in every section of the community. George Bernard Shaw…
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26th April 2019

New volunteering framework launched by Scottish Government

Widening access and opportunities to volunteer. A new framework aimed at getting more people involved in volunteering launched today. The Volunteering Outcomes Framework aims to reduc…
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25th April 2019

Cultural SEN member to celebrate 25th anniversary

Springing from nowhere (hence the name!) into a small gallery space in the centre of Edinburgh in 1994, Out of the Blue Arts and Education Trust is now celebrating its 25th anniversary. Out of the …
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16th April 2019

Nationwide series of workshops for community heritage organisatio…

Scottish Community Heritage Alliance (SCHA) has organised a series of events across Scotland geared towards forming a network of community organisations who are engaged with the heritage sector. Th…
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16th April 2019

SEN member launches support service to help people navigate benef…

Community Food Initiatives North East (CFINE) has launched its new support service, Support, Advice, Finance and Education (S.A.F.E.). The aim of the service is to provide a holistic, person-centre…
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16th April 2019

New home, new community kitchen for Fife-based SEN member

Join Greener Kirkcaldy to celebrate the launch of their new community building and The Lang Spoon Community Kitchen at their open day on Wednesday 1st May, 2pm - 6pm at their new building at 8 East Fe…