A Scottish Government minister has heard how Linlithgow has shone as a “positive beacon of resilience” during the coronavirus pandemic.read more
DWF, the global provider of integrated legal and business services, has appointed five newly qualified solicitors and taken on six new trainee solicitors across its expanding Scottish teams in Edinburgh and Glasgow.read more
The first of four Hamilton BID Markets took place on Saturday 7th August in Quarry Street.read more
Applications for the fund closed at 5pm on Friday 1st October.
Applications are currently being assessed by the Scotland Loves Local II Fund panel.
The fund received more applications than expected and is presently oversubscribed. Therefore, the expected announcement of successful applications is early November 2021.
The £10 million Scottish Government Scotland Loves Local Fund, a multi-year support scheme, aims to encourage people to think local first, supporting businesses and enterprises in their community. A total of £2 million-worth of grants will be available this financial year.
We held a launch and information webinar on Wednesday 11th August with the Minister for Public Finance, Planning and Community Wealth, Tom Arthur MSP and Scotland's Towns Partnership. You can watch the recording here.read more
Pioneering Scottish fintech Miconex has launched a first of its kind digital gifting product for towns and cities, under its new global Love Local brand. The digital gift card will work through the MasterCard network and digital wallet services such as Apple Pay, and is Miconex’s latest initiative alongside EML Payments Limited (ASX: EML).read more
Projects aiming to help transform towns and neighbourhoods could apply to a new £10 million multi-year fund.
To support businesses in the area, Hamilton BID has launched a new market in the heart of the town centre along Quarry Street every Saturday in August, with around 25-30 stalls.read more
Fantastic news for Collective Architecture and City of Edinburgh Council as the Granton Waterfront project won a Pineapple Award on 17th July 2021.
Youngsters have the chance to track down summer symbols in shops and restaurants across Stirling over the next few weeks as part of a fun competition.read more
This is part two of my Forth Valley Chronicles, and as I sat down at my desk just a 30-minute journey from Stirling’s City Centre - I posed myself the question: ‘Why does it matter to me?’read more
STP chief hopes how-to guide will prove inspirational to those working to make communities stronger in wake of Covid-19 pandemicread more
The Community Ownership Fund Round 1 has opened and the deadline is mid August.read more
A rallying cry has been issued for people across Scotland to take action that will help save jobs, businesses and build a stronger future for their local communities.read more