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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Action by Glasgow City Council - supported by Scotland's Towns Partnership - to support residents through the cost-of-living crisis will see millions of pounds spent with local businesses.

Scotland Loves Local Glasgow Gift Cards worth £105 each have started arriving at 85,000 households eligible for the one-off cash boost.

And those receiving them are being urged to ensure the cards are spent to their maximum value - not just to help them cope with the burden of rising bills, but also to inject millions of pounds into city businesses.

 

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Council will hand massive boost to scheme by distributing cards loaded with £105 each to 85,000 households across city

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Councils all over the country can today bid for a share of £4.8 billion of flagship levelling up funding for projects that improve everyday life for people across the UK.

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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. 

 

Click here to watch the event livestream.

 

 

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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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