Nominations have opened for the 2022 Scotland Loves Local Awards.

Scotland’s Towns Partnership (STP) is once again hosting the event after last year’s inaugural awards recognised the amazing work taking place to transform communities across the country.

And YOU are being urged to make your voice heard about the people and organisations who you feel deserve a chance to shine in the spotlight for the work they do.

The award categories are:

  • High Street Hero (an individual or organisation making an exceptional difference in their community)
  • Climate and Net-Zero Towns
  • Creative Town
  • Streets and Spaces
  • Digital Town
  • Town Centre Living
  • Enterprising Community

Nominations can be made at www.lovelocal.scot/awards, where full category criteria can also be found. 

Details of the 2022 awards were announced at STP’s annual general meeting and Towns Tea Party today.

They celebrate all that’s great about the nation’s towns and neighbourhoods and the work to ensure they become stronger and more sustainable.

STP Chief Officer Phil Prentice said: “Remarkable work is taking place in communities across the country to make them better, fairer, more attractive and successful places in which to live and work. The Scotland Loves Local Awards are a chance to recognise this and thank those involved for all that they are doing.

“To do that, we need you to tell us about the inspiring people and projects whose dedication and innovation is making a real difference where you live.”

 

STP Chief Officer Phil Prentice said: “Remarkable work is taking place in communities across the country to make them better, fairer, more attractive and successful places in which to live and work. The Scotland Loves Local Awards are a chance to recognise this and thank those involved for all that they are doing.

“To do that, we need you to tell us about the inspiring people and projects whose dedication and innovation is making a real difference where you live.”

Scotland Loves Local, spearheaded by STP with the support of the Scottish Government, is the campaign encouraging everyone to strengthen their community by supporting the businesses and people around them.

The closing date for nominations is 5pm on Friday, September 2 2022. Winners will be announced at a celebration being held on Wednesday, November 23 as part of the annual Scotland’s Towns Conference.

For details about sponsorship opportunities linked to the Scotland Loves Local Awards, please email [email protected] and [email protected].

Be inspired: Read all about our 2021 award winners here.

 

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