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Laurence Demarco
Date: 30th Sep 2011

 “Is social enterprise really changing the world – or is it being changed by it?”


Extracts from The Scottish Government Economic Strategy regarding social enterprise
Date: 23rd Sep 2011

The Government Economic Strategy sets the direction for the public sector in Scotland. It focuses on six Strategic Priorities to strengthen the recovery, drive sustainable growth and develop a more resilient and adaptable economy.


Plans for 400m social enterprise village revealed
By Greig Cameron, Insider Magazine
Date: 2nd Sep 2011

Opportunity to support hundreds of construction jobs. Hundreds of jobs could be created to build a new £400 million village.


Enterprise Growth Fund
The Wise Group
Date: 1st Sep 2011

Enterprise Growth Fund will be awarding grants between £25,000 and £200,000 to third sector organisations in Scotland. The grants will support long term development objectives


Letter to NESTA
Date: 1st Sep 2011

Dear Philip, I don't believe you and I have ever met but my colleague, Aidan Pia, attended the recent event hosted by NESTA in Edinburgh and I hope you don't mind us sharing with you some thoughts on your role in Scotland.  Our intention is to be constructive.


New Research sets out Benefits of Community Ownership
Big Lottery Fund (Scotland)
Date: 1st Sep 2011

Lottery investment creates jobs, boosts confidence and reduces anti-social behaviour.  Communities which own their own assets are better placed to develop and manage services to meet the needs of local people according to research published this week by the Big Lottery Fund (BIG).

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