Community ownership is alive and kicking as the people of Muir of Ord in Inverness celebrate a Growing Community Assets award.visit
Scheme capable of powering 280 homes and reducing island’s carbon footprint by 450 tonnesread more
Levenmouth Community Energy Project receives £4 million from the Scottish Government’s recent allocation of the Local Energy Challenge Fund. The project is a partnership between Bright Green Hydrogen Ltd, Fife Council, Toshiba, Leven Valley Development Trust; Fife College; BOC (for hydrogen transport); Green Business Fife; Community Energy Scotland; and the Scottish Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (SHFCA).read more
The Glasgow STEP UP team is holding a training workshop on Monday 20th April 2015. The session will introduce two key tools that can assist local authorities in different aspects of sustainable city planningread more
North Ayrshire Council and East Renfrewshire Council have been recognised in the COSLA excellence awards for sustainability projects.read more
The Association of Town and City Management is the largest town and city membership organisation in Europe. They have a number of valuable reports, support programmes, events, guides and toolkits, some of which are free and open access. Check out their 10 Step Guide or read the Manifesto for Town and City Centres.visit
Our towns are made up primarily of small businesses and the Federation is the key membership and lobbying body. FSB works closely with STP and has valuable research and reports.visit
Fraserburgh and the surrounding area in the North East Scotland is a predominately fishing dependent economy. In 2009, following the end of a public sector programme to regenerate the town, the residents came together to take over the responsibility for the regeneration of the area and the trust was born.read more
Residents in Portobello, Edinburgh, established PEDAL (Portobello Transition Town) in late 2005 in order to celebrate the community’s victory in a long campaign against a planning application for a new supermarket.read more
Engaging Communities through Design!
The Neilston Paradigm. An outstanding example.
Neilston is known as a former mill town on the western edge of Barrhead in Scotland. The town is proud for its significant textile and several related industries of the last century, however today heavy industry has died out and Neilston’s population barely reaches 5,000.