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St Andrews is known worldwide as the Home of Golf mainly because of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, founded in 1754 which exercises legislative authority over the game worldwide.

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West Kilbride is now known for being Scotland’s only designated craft town and samples the wealth of craft and design talent from Scotland and the UK.

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Castle Douglas is an 18th century market town that has been designated as a Food Town with lots of local produce.

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Wigtown is well known for being "Scotland's National Book Town" and home of the annual Wigtown Book Festival.

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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.

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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.

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Community groups across Scotland are celebrating over £10 million in grants from our Community Spaces programme.

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Community ownership is alive and kicking as the people of Muir of Ord in Inverness celebrate a Growing Community Assets award. 

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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.

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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.

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