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New campaign to find the UK's lost playing fields

The Carnegie UK Trust and Fields in Trust are today launching our new #FieldFinders campaign to find the UK?s lost playing fields. We hope that you will be able to help.

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"How To Save Our Town Centres" - Julian Dobson

Julian Dobson's book is now available to purchase, How to Save Our Town Centres brings together examples of people-centred action from the UK and beyond, and analyses the current state of our towns to show why it's needed. Designed for professionals, community activists, academics, policymakers and anyone who cares about where they...

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Sustainable Scotland Network Launched E-Learning Pilot

The Sustainable Scotland Network has launched the pilot of their e-learning module on Public Bodies Duties on Climate Change. The pilot involves 10 public sector organisations that will be implementing the module in their organisation over the course of the next three months. The module will be available for use...

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Town centres get lottery funding to boost economy

More than £5.5m has been earmarked to restore historic streets and buildings in three town centres.

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Community Links Programme

Sustrans Scotland‘s Community Links Programme provides grant funding to local authorities, statutory bodies and educational institutions for the creation of cycle network infrastructure for everyday journeys. It has been running since 2010 and has funded over 400 projects to date. The programme is funded through the Transport Scotland team within...

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£4 million to transform empty properties

New fund to help town centre regeneration. Empty shops and properties which are blighting Scotland’s town centres could be transformed into affordable housing thanks to a new £4 million fund.

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Dunfermline Dishes Up the Visitor Experience

Dining out in Dunfermline is one of the most popular reasons for visiting the city and a third of visitors to the city centre are from outside Fife. These are the findings of a survey undertaken by BID company, Dunfermline Delivers.

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The National Review of Town Centres Report

The report includes a number of proposals  advocated by Scotland's Towns Partnership to help breathe new life into town centres. 

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Retailing in Scotland’s Towns and Cities II

Just prior to Christmas we launched our joint report with the Local Data Company on Scotland's towns and cities and their retail structure. Details from then can be found here. I stated then that I would return to the topic and provide further commentary and details. In the early days...

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Good News - Rise in Scottish Retail Sales

Official statistics published today show that the value of retail sales in Scotland grew by 2.5 per cent over the last 12 months while the volume of retails sales rose by two per cent.

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