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National Network of Community Business members mailings 1995-1997

This file contains 1 folder:

  • November 1995 mailing, containing -- news sheet -- 1995 information sheet no. 4 on community owned managed workspaces -- 1995 Bulletin no. 4 -- membership renewal form
  • March 1996 mailing, containing -- programme for the European Network for Economic Self-Help and Local Development conference, 'Quality Standards in the social economy' on 12-15 April 1996 in Liverpool -- 1996 Bulletin no.5 -- recommended bibliography on community enterprise and economic development -- flier for COMMACT conference, 'Providing the power for change' on 23-27 September 1996 in Derry
  • February 1997 mailing, containing -- member newsletter -- 1997 bulletin no. 7 -- alphabetical listing of corporate members with details of which bulletin they feature in -- help-line leaflet listing topics on which free consultancy advice was offered by the National Network of Community Businesses
  • August 1997 mailing, containing -- member newsletter -- 1997 Bulletin no.8 -- list of book, pamphlet and New Sector magazines available by mail order -- recommended bibliography on community enterprise and community-based economic development -- programme and registration form for the 1997 national convention of community businesses, 'Policy into practice', on 5-6 September 1997 in Liverpool -- 'enbe' issue no.1, June 1997, newsletter of the European Network for Economic Self-Help and Local Development -- COMMACT Network registration form -- information sheet on social auditing -- Charity Commissioners for England and Wales booklet on 'Charities and trading', February 1997
  • December 1997 mailing, containing -- member newsletter

Empowering communities conference

This file contains 1 item:

  • Empowering communities conference pack with introduction; programme; session details and outlines; and case studies

The conference was held in Dundee on 22-23 June 1991 and was organised by CBS, Tenants Information Service, Tayside Regional Council, Dundee District Council and the Scottish Local Government Information Unit.

Memorandum and articles of association and certificates of SCEIF

This file contains 4 items:

  • Memorandum and articles of association document for SCEIF by Alexander Stone and Co Solicitors, Glasgow, 8 August 1989
  • Framed certificate of incorporation for SCEIF, 8 August 1989
  • Copy of certificate of incorporation for SCEIF, 8 August 1989
  • Copy of certificate that a public company is entitled to do business and to borrow, for SCEIF, 22 September 1989

'Historical perspective on social enterprise as a public health initiative'

-Murray, G, 2018, 'Historical perspective on social enterprise as a public health initiative', CommonHealth briefing paper series: paper number 5, 405KB

This briefing paper reflects on the emerging findings of Project 1; ‘the history project’. The broad aims of the project have been, firstly, to chart the history of Social Enterprise in Scotland from the late 1970s, through the turbulent 1990s, to the type of social enterprise that we recognise in the 21st century. Secondly, the project has also considered the long history of connections between social enterprise, health and wellbeing.

Glen Buchanan interview audio recording and transcript, recorded May 2019

  • Audio recording of the interview, Glen Buchanan.mp3, 1:23:12 hours, 104MB
  • Transcript of the interview, Glen Buchanan_Online Transcript.pdf, 16 pages, 481kB

This item is an interview with Glen Buchanan recorded by Dr Gillian Murray in May 2019 as part of the Scottish Government funded Future development of the Social Enterprise Collection (Scotland) project. It is the oral history of Glen Buchanan's involvement in the community enterprise movement and social housing from the 1980s to 2000s and his reflections on the sector and the impact of the political climate of the time. Click on the 'Download audio' link next to the icon above or on the URL link in the metadata section below. This will take you to the Glasgow Caledonian University edShare page where the items can be previewed and downloaded.

In 1981 Glen Buchanan took up the position of research fellow in the Local Government Unit at Paisley College of Technology, where he first worked alongside John Pearce on the Local Enterprise Advisory Project (LEAP). In 1984 he began working for Strathclyde Community Business (SCB) as Training Officer, eventually becoming Depute General Manager for John Pearce. From 1991 to 1993 Glen worked as National Coordinator, Care and Repair Initiative, Glasgow, for Shelter Scotland. In 1993 he was appointed by Scottish Homes to coordinat national development of Care and Repair throughout Scotland, later working on local housing and planning strategy development. He worked for Communities Scotland when it took on the function of Scottish Homes and widened its community regeneration remit and then for the Scottish Government as Policy Manager, Glasgow, from 2008 to 2010.

SECS Committee meeting papers including discussion of phase 1

This file contains 1 bundle:

  • List of Committee members, 2019
  • Agenda and note of the meeting on 23 August 2018
  • Agenda and note of the meeting on 13 November 2018
  • Agenda and note of the meeting on 8 March 2019
  • Agenda and note of the meeting on 7 June 2019 and two samples of comics produced by Magic Torch Comics
  • Update for cancelled September 2019 meeting
  • Agenda and note of the meeting on 6 December 2019

The SECS Committee was set up with members from Glasgow Caledonian University's (GCU) Archive Centre and Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health; the Centre for the Social History of Health and Health Care (GCU and University of Strathclyde); and Community Enterprise in Scotland. The Committee met four times a year to discuss all activities relating to the Social Enterprise Collection (Scotland), of which the Scottish Government funded project was one strand. Regular agenda items include cataloguing and preservation work; discussions around donations of material to the Archive Centre; social media outputs; oral history interviews; exhibitions, events and workshops planned and completed; John Pearce Memorial Lecture; funding; committee membership.

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