Understanding Scottish Places

Understanding Scottish Places is a website to help towns practitioners and communities better understand the function of the towns they live and work in.  The platform primarily functions as a diagnostic tool, and beyond that offers the opportunity to compare and contrast data about places across the country.

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A £105 gift card being distributed to 85,000 homes across Glasgow will support local businesses and boost the economy while helping families cope with the rising cost of living, supporters say.

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Aberdeen Inspired and the UK's leading neurodiverstiy charity, the ADHD Foundation, launches celebration of neurodiversity in Aberdeen.

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The Chairman of Scotland’s Towns Partnership (STP) has highlighted the organisation’s key role in helping communities recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

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The prestigious national 2022 SURF Awards for Best Practice in Community Regeneration were  launched today (09/06/22) by the Scottish Government at a special event in the Britannia  Panopticon, the world’s oldest surviving music hall, in Glasgow to celebrate the ‘Year of Stories’. 

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Nominations have opened for the 2022 Scotland Loves Local Awards.

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A new film from Scottish Hostels portrays the unique and sociable experience hostelling offers for everyone including solo travellers, couples, families and groups of friends.

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HOUSING, designed and managed by residents themselves, is the subject of a series of roadshows touring Scotland this summer.

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Welcome to the launch of the Town Centre Action Plan 2: A New Future for Scotland's Towns with a focus on South of Scotland. This event is the first in a new series of STP TCAP2 Roadshow events. 

 

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One of Scotland’s leading architecture firms, Collective Architecture, has launched a new studio in Glasgow’s Bath Street, to coincide with its 25th anniversary.

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The Scottish Business Resilience Centre are visiting Inverness from 24-26th May

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Organisers unveil exciting events programme that bolsters street art festival

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A new national tourism body is urging visitors to support community owned tourism enterprises across Scotland and deliver a boost for local jobs and services as the sector rebuilds after Covid-19.

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VisitScotland and Sustrans Scotland, with support from ScotRail, are working on a £50K campaign to raise awareness of the ScotRail Highland Explorer Services along the West Highland Line.

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