Wigtown is well known for being "Scotland's National Book Town" and home of the annual Wigtown Book Festival.read more
The Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar (the local authority for the Western Isles) aimed to restore key buildings and revitalise an outstanding conservation area in the heart of Stornoway, on the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides.visit
A community project bringing together determined residents to purchase their town hall is the latest Growing Community Assets winner. South Kintyre Development Trust (SKDT) receives £1 million to take ownership of, renovate and redevelop the existing town hall.visit
Community groups across Scotland are celebrating over £10 million in grants from our Community Spaces programme.visit
Community ownership is alive and kicking as the people of Muir of Ord in Inverness celebrate a Growing Community Assets award.visit
Fraserburgh and the surrounding area in the North East Scotland is a predominately fishing dependent economy. In 2009, following the end of a public sector programme to regenerate the town, the residents came together to take over the responsibility for the regeneration of the area and the trust was born.read more
Residents in Portobello, Edinburgh, established PEDAL (Portobello Transition Town) in late 2005 in order to celebrate the community’s victory in a long campaign against a planning application for a new supermarket.read more
Engaging Communities through Design!
The Neilston Paradigm. An outstanding example.
Neilston is known as a former mill town on the western edge of Barrhead in Scotland. The town is proud for its significant textile and several related industries of the last century, however today heavy industry has died out and Neilston’s population barely reaches 5,000.