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Senscot Bulletin: 03.04.20

Although my job was community work, and although I have close friends, I’m as comfortable alone as with people; so, apart from my occasional restaurant jaunts, the present imposed lockdown doesn’t bother me; I mostly feel remote from it all.  Wednesday night, I had the most horrific dream – that I have the virus and […]



Senscot Bulletin: 27.03.20

“Humanity’s problems stem from our inability to sit quietly in a room alone.”  Blaise Pascal wrote these, oft quoted, words in the mid 1600’s; he said that we fear the silence of existence, we dread boredom and instead choose aimless distraction.  He lived, of course, before telephone, radio, TV, the internet etc; the ‘distractions’ now […]



Senscot Bulletin: 20.03.20

I’ve moved past the stage of pretending that this pandemic won’t reach Scotland; I now accept that this is a serious crisis, which may even come to define our era. Rather than dwell on the daily stats i.e. my own prospect of survival – I’ve been wondering if this disruption has any possible benefits. In […]



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Social Enterprise Network Newsletters

Cultural and Tourism January 2020 Newsletter

Welcome to the January newsletter. Happy New Year to you all.  I hope you’ve all had chance to stop and enjoy time with family and friends over the winter break.  Please remember to send me updates for the next Newsletter and Senscot bulletins and remember you can post events and jobs on the Senscot website. […]



Cultural & Tourism Newsletter – September 2019

Welcome to the September newsletter Our SE Conference, in partnership with Social Firms Scotland and Scottish Community Alliance, will be taking place on 25th/26th November 2019 – again at the Westerwood Hotel. Last week, we announced that Neil McInroy – Centre for Local Economic Strategies (CLES) – will be one of our keynote speakers. Here’s […]



The SENs: Friday 18th May 2018

Senscot over the last 12 months has published a series of Social Enterprise Briefing Papers focussed on a range of issues – social prescribing, community tourism and dementia amongst others. Over the coming months we’ll be focussing on other issues relevant to social enterprise – including the Year of Young People and Mental Health. Two […]



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