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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Historic Environment Scotland is the latest major organisation to show its support for the new Scotland Loves Local Gift Card.

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Scottish firm and STP partner Miconex has been announced as the company of the year at the 2021 Incentive Awards. The awards took place on Wednesday 24th November at One Moorgate Place in London, and are designed to celebrate excellence within the incentive and reward sector. 

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A butcher who took over his shop just weeks before Scotland went into lockdown and became a lifeline for his community has been named as the nation’s High Street Hero.

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Nick Wright, one of the creators of the new Town Toolkit, gives his view on how the free-to-use resource can help people change their local towns for the better.

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More than 100 organisations have shared a £1.5 million funding boost to help revitalise cities, town centres and neighbourhoods across Scotland.

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Business owners in Prestwick are leading a rallying cry for people across Scotland to choose local and spend with businesses in their region.

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A new online resource created to support all those who work to improve Scottish towns is set to be featured at the flagship Scotland’s Towns Conference event. 

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The finalists have been announced for the inaugural Scotland Loves Local Awards.

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A fantasy trail featuring life-sized brick models has been hailed a success after attracting more than 8,000 visitors to Stirling.

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The BID is seeking a Chief Executive to play a key role in the city's success. 

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A raft of safety measures has been launched to support the return of Stirling’s night-time economy this weekend.

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Shoppers can unlock a multi-million pound boost for Scotland’s economy by backing a groundbreaking local loyalty scheme.

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The Scottish Government are launching a public consultation on Scotland becoming a Fair Work Nation.

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Get your forks and knives ready – Aberdeen Restaurant Week is returning!

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A team of Ambassadors has taken to the streets of Stirling to provide a warm and informed welcome to visitors and promote the city centre. 

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