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Below are resources relating to the Sport SEN. If you have any links to resources that you could recommend to be listed on this page please contact us.

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Exploring your idea
Business planning
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Cultural and Creative SEN Newsletter
Buildings incl. Pitches, Pavilions & Pools
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Sports Updates

Sports Update January 17
Happy New Year, I hope 2017 has got off to a great start.

Sports Update November 16
November has been a busy month for the team here at Senscot. Arranging and delivering a host of events and workshops, culminating in our Annual Conference this week ‘Keep it Local, Strength in Numbers’.

Sports Update October 16
Latest news, events, funding and more for Sports SEN members.

Sports Update September 16
A few news updates for your perusal and as usual some funding opportunities.

Sports Update August 16
I hope you have been enjoying the excitement from the Olympics. Too many highlights to mention.

Sports Update July 16
Latest news, funding and more for the Sports SEN.

Sports Update June 16
Latest news and funding updates for the Sport SEN members.

Sports Update April 16
April update for the Sports SEN members.

Sports Update Mar 16
As many of you know, I finish up in a couple of weeks and after Easter take up a new post heading up Ardroy Outdoor Education Centre, a social enterprise in Lochgoilhead – visitors are most welcome...

Sport Update Jan 16
A belated Happy New Year to you! As we speed to towards February, I hope the year has started well and that you’re looking forward to a great 2016.

Sports Update Dec 15
Welcome to our final sports update of 2015 - hope it’s been a good year!

Sports Update Nov 15
Hope you’re all enjoying this rather mellow start to November – don’t worry though as I bet the temperature drops just in time for Bonfire night!

Sports Update Sept 15
Since last time I’m hoping you’ve managed to grab a little bit of sun before the dark days draw in – apparently it’s only 17 weeks till Christmas!

Sports Update July 15
Hope you’re having a great summer – midges, rain, winter woollies and all.  A bit of a mish mash this month as lots of stuff simmering away.

Sports Update June 15
Scarily it’s already June and although it still feels like winter I’m hoping to be out and about connecting with folks over the summer so let me know if a visit would be of interest?

Sports Update April 15
They say everything speeds up as you get older but with this mad weather it feels like we've already had summer and now we’re into winter - Xmas will just be round the corner??

Sports Update Mar 15
As you may know I was over in Belfast last week sharing tales of your great work with folks from both the north and the south – harder to decide who to leave out than keep in!  As ever here...

Sports Update Feb 15
Hi – hope this finds you well and loving this spring like weather! 

Sports Update Jan 15
As you are probably aware, the world of delivering services which impact on health and well-being is rapidly changing.

Sports Update Dec 14
Hi all – welcome to our final update of the year with news from behind the scenes!

Sports Update Sep 14
   Stirling University MSc in Sports Management student placements – this opportunity closes next week so if you’d like a student come and do a piece of work please get in touch...

Sports Update Aug 14
I’m guessing you’re being kept pretty busy over this remarkably warm summer although hopefully you’ll have squeezed in some holiday time! Things are quiet on the news front but thought...

Sports Update May 14
Hi folks – just a few bits and pieces this time – hope you like our new format.

Sports Update Mar 14
 Hi folks – I guess my April fool is that this latest Sports Update has missed March – but I’m sure you’ll forgive me as it’s only by a day??    1/Sport...

Sports Update Feb 14
A rather belated HNY to you all – where did January go??  As you can imagine, it’s all go here as we get organised for the Sport SEN Conference – if you’ve not booked your...

Sports Update Dec 2013
 In this, the last Sports Update for 2013, we’ve good news re next year’s national conference – see below – I hope it sends you all into the holidays with a spring in your...

Sports Update Oct 13
Happy Halloween to everyone!  1/ Don’t forget the Enterprise Ready Fund – one off small capital grants for equipment, software etc. to be in by Dec 2nd and larger grants for revenue on...

Sports Update Sep 13
 Just a few bits and pieces which might be useful - I have posted many of them on our facebook group page so if you’ve not joined and would like to then here is the link - https://www.facebook.com/groups/sportssen/ 1/...

Sports Update Jun 13
1/ Legacy - We had an opportunity to showcase sports social enterprise at the Cross Party Group for Social Enterprise this week with the topic being Commonwealth Games 2104.  We had some positive...

Sports update May 2013
As you all know we met with the Legacy Team at the Scottish Government a couple of weeks ago – we’re in a bit of a waiting game just now as they consider our idea and review costings etc. ...

Commonwealth Games Update - Apr 13
Government Legacy site - http://www.legacy2014.co.uk/ - worth registering for their newsletter if you want to keep in touch with things Queen’s baton relay - will begin its journey around the...

Sports Update Apr 13
1/ Community Jobs Scotland is now open for another round of applications – deadline 30th April - up to £5,250 available per vacancy plus a training budget of £200 2/ Voluntary Action...

Sports Update Feb 13
1/ Energy Action Group – DTAS (Development Trust Association Scotland) have embarked on an energy bulk buying scheme and are keen to see if they can help social enterprises and community groups save...

Sports Update Jan13
1/ Mark Bradley from Fan Experience – we’ve got this inspirational speaker & expert in customer service for an hour session on 5th March at 11.30 in Edinburgh  - if you’re interested...

Sports Update Dec 12
 1/ Vital Stats – if you can take a few minutes to complete the survey (only 7 questions), I would be very grateful – it is very useful in telling the story of the collective impact of...

Sports Update Nov 12
 1/ Scottish Investment Fund (part grant - part loan) has re-opened and looking for statements of interest by Fri 16th November - www.senscot.net/view_art.php?viewid=12907. 2/...

Sports Update - 10 Oct 12
1/ Business Savvy Community Sport - as you know Svend is coming up to do a workshop on 7th Nov at Spartans - to book your place we have an online form with payment options at - http://www.se-networks.net/business_savvy.php...

Sports Update - 7 Sep 12
1/ Ignite Residential - 4 day residential leadership course on growing your social enterprise (part funded but contribution required - this is variable between �250 & �750) - info...

Sport Position Paper, presentations & photos from conference
Conference presentations & photos plus Position Paper & Case study booklet

Sports Update - 9th July
  1/ Sports SEN Dates for the diary – venue tbc (all offers to host will be considered):   East – Tues 28th August North – Thurs 20th September West – Wed 17th October...

Sports Update - 13 June
  1/ Conference – we’ve over a hundred folks registered for the 21st June   Here’s the link to the delegate list – http://senscot.org/docs/SESportDelegateList2.xls   If...

Sports Update - 30 April 2012
  1/ Conference – 21st June sees our 2nd Social Enterprise & Sport conference in Glasgow – as before it’s our annual national networking event plus an opportunity for learning.  ...

Sports Update 30 March 2012
1. Sport SEN Conference – due to clash with Jubilee bank holidays this year we’ve changed the date to 21st June – programme will be sent out the 2nd week in April. 2. Cashback/Sportscotland...

Sports Update 17th February 2012
  Firstly a request - if you haven't already please can you sign up for our Facebook page – http://www.facebook.com/?sk=welcome#!/groups/sportssen/  - makes it easy to post news as and...

Sports Update 13th January 2012
1/ “Community Sport Thriving in the 21st Century - More members, More money” – this is a community sport event aimed at football, boxing and bowling clubs in former coalfield areas -...

Sports Update - 1st December 2011
1/ The Social Enterprise Exchange (www.socialenterpriseexchange.com/home/) is taking place at the SECC on 27th March 2012. Senscot has negotiated 100 places for SEN members at a discounted rate of £50...

Sports Update 20th October 2011
1/ Vital Stats survey is due for 2011 - help us tell your story – here’s the link http://senscot.net/networks1st/sportsurvey.php 2/ Communities Conference - "Understanding & Influencing...

Sports Update - 23 September 2011
1/ Payback for Sport - this is cashback money and is all about ex-offenders helping in maintenance and improvement of sports facilities - http://www.cjalb.co.uk/docs/FinalGuidancePaybackSportsFacilities.pdf...

Sports Update - 12 August 2011
Lots of news this week so here goes: 1/ Scottish Investment Fund - a further £3M has been added by the Scottish Government to this fund which is part grant /part loan funding. For more information...

Sports Update - 19 July 2011
1/ Just Enterprise - new business development support was launched yesterday - http://www.justenterprise.org/.  Also watch this space as the Growth Fund is being launched mid August.  ...

Sports Update - 27 June 11
Internships, Vacancy, Funding etc. 1/Kirkcudbrught Swimming Pool - one of our Sport SEN members are up for the Jubilee Millions award but need phone votes - they're looking for £60K for solar panels...

Sports Update - 2nd June 2011
New seedcorn fund - just thought I'd let you know about an announcement today by Shona Robison (Minister for Commonwealth Games and Sport) of a new seedcorn fund for communities looking to take ownership...

Sports Update 17 May 2011
Sports Update - 17th May 2011 Sport SEN conference - we're still taking bookings but numbers are growing - if you're planning to come can you please let me know asap - here's the link to the booking form...

Sports Update - Reminder
Just a quick reminder about the Physical Activity and Health Awards as closing date for applications is 8th April  

Sports Update - newsflash
Just a quick update re the Community Jobs programme (but like the Future Jobs fund)- apparently it's not expected to start til 1 August but probably best to get in touch so you're included in email updates...

Sports Update - 18 Mar 2011
Includes Sport SEN conference date, request for questions for SALSC conference, Cashback news, Covered pitch photos plus forthcoming Sports Facility Construction Seminar 

Sports Update - 23 Feb 2011
Update includes date for Sport SEN meeting in Dingwall, Challenges of anow on all- weather pitch facilities, SALSC conference, partipation stats plus forthcoming Sport SEN conference

Sports Update - 15 Nov 2010
Includes news re Sports Network Meetings, Sport Survey results, Free business consultancy, possible study visit to Jesmond Swimming Pool and Commonwealth Games free event.

Sports Update - 6 Oct 2010
This month includes money for training & business research, Vote for Sport, Sencot Ceilidh, VAT savings and reminder re Sport SEN survey.

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