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Social Enterprise Reset Week Impact Report

Senscot, Social Firms Scotland (SFS) and the Social Enterprise Networks (SENS) have now published their Social Enterprise Reset Report. Social Enterprise Reset Week saw 24 separate meetings/sessions take place (via Zoom) – attracting over 800 participants. The focus of the majority of sessions – covering both local and thematic SEN members and others –  sought …

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Supporting communities safely

A new resource has been released to support community organisations to carry out their vital work safely during the Covid-19 outbreak. The online resource, developed by Scottish Community Development Centre and Public Health Scotland, features a range of practical information and advice, such as: safely promoting an organisation’s services making sure volunteers are safe and …

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CFHS e-bulletin: 19 March 2020

Please follow the link to our newest e-bulletin here.

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Fare Choice 81

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E-bulletin : 20 February 2020

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Social enterprise and community cafe activity

This new briefing paper from Senscot aims to establish the core purposes these activities serve and gain insight into how community cafe activity is resourced, particularly with regards to the challenges of turning over a surplus. This paper will be followed by a series of shorter publications with a focus on peer-to-peer learning around the …

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Scottish Cancer Prevention Network newsletter

A tenth anniversary edition of their newsletter has just gone out from the Scottish Cancer Prevention Network and is available from their website.  

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Environmental Protection Scotland’s new publication

Of interest to community growers would be Environmental Protection Scotland’s publication on land contamination, available from their website.

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RSA’s Food, Farming and Countryside Scottish Commission report

The report from the RSA’s Food, Farming and Countryside Scottish Commission is available on their website.

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Principles for Community Empowerment

This new publication from Audit Scotland aims to raise awareness of community empowerment and promote a shared understanding across scrutiny bodies to support high-quality scrutiny of community empowerment. Available to download from www.audit-scotland.gov.uk/report/principles-for-community-empowerment

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