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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Work has begun on the installation of a creative suspended signage project in Aberdeen.

 

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Isle of Bute Business Improvement District requires a manager to lead the team in the development of the Isle of Bute BID.

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STP are delighted to announce a new partnership with Commsworld, the UK's largest independent network provider.

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STV presenter Sean Batty will host the inaugural Scotland Loves Local Awards.

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The SURF Awards are delivered each year by SURF, a regeneration forum with over 300 cross-sector  member organisations across Scotland, in partnership with the Scottish Government. 

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National and independent businesses are uniting behind a new Scottish initiative that has the potential to inject £13 million into Scottish towns and cities. Spar is the latest national retailer to sign up to the Scotland Loves Local Gift Card, a local gift card for 32 local authority areas of Scotland, powered by payments provider Miconex and backed by Scotland’s Towns Partnership (PTP) and the Scottish Government.

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As part of the UK Government’s tourism recovery plan VisitBritain, in partnership with the National Lottery, is developing a Days Out campaign to boost bookings this autumn and winter.

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A promotional video which celebrates Stirling’s independent shops and retailers has been launched by the city’s BID.

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A partnership of city organisations has joined forces to launch ‘safe haven’ initiative Safebase on the streets of Stirling.

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STP chief hails major funding announcement by the First Minister as having power to unlock huge potential in communities across the country

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SMEs and business improvement district teams able to access free scheme to help people cope with the emotional impact and anxieties triggered by Covid-19

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Members of the public had a roar-some time exploring Lanark this summer through the LoyalFree app. Discover Lanark invited intrepid hunters to track down 20 giant dinosaurs with their family-friendly, Jurassic Lanark Trail.

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Read on for Christie Frail's third and final blog in the 'Forth Valley Chronicles'.

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GO Radio presenter Gina McKie is showing off the marvels of Milngavie as part of the Scotland Loves Local campaign.

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