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Andrew McRae, FSB Scotland: Blog on Scotland Loves Local

By Andrew McRae, (FSB Scotland Policy Chair) - 2020 has been a year like no other, coronavirus has turned life as we know it on its head. This has been true for everyone including for small business owners and entrepreneurs across the country who were forced into new ways of working...

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Professor Leigh Sparks Blog: Scotland’s Town Centre Action Plan Review

Chair of STP, Professor Leigh Sparks gives an overview of the current Town Centre Action Plan review. Professor Sparks was asked by Scottish Government to chair the expert group which leads the review. This article was originally published in his blog, Stirling Retail.

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High Street Heroes Awards Open: Nominate Your High Street Hero Today!

Nominations sought to recognise remarkable efforts by those who work in our town centres and high streets during the Covid-19 lockdown and re-opening.

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Scotland Loves Local: Blog by Vicki Miller, Director of Marketing at VisitScotland

Vicki Miller, Director of Marketing at VisitScotland, explains why VisitScotland are supporting the Scotland Loves Local campaign, and how shopping locally is part of the experience of rediscovering what we have on our doorsteps.

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Survey on Communities and Active Travel: Give Your Views

The Scottish Community Development Centre has been commissioned by Sustrans to research how and why communities engage (or don’t engage) with active travel projects (click here for a definition of active travel). All types and sizes of community and voluntary organisations across the country are asked to give their views....

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Public Invited to Give Views on the Future of Scotland’s Towns

The Expert Review Group formed by the Scottish Government to undertake an appraisal of the Town Centre Action Plan published in 2013 has issued a national survey to gather the views of local communities on the future of their towns.

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Nearly 200 Scottish Towns Benefit from Covid-19 Recovery Fund

Nearly 200 towns across Scotland have benefited from £1 million of grants to help communities recover from the consequences of the coronavirus crisis. The money has come from The Towns and Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) Resilience and Recovery Fund, financed by the Scottish Government and administered by Scotland’s Towns Partnership....

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2020 SURF Awards: Application Deadline Monday 7th September

The SURF Awards are widely recognised as the most prestigious in the field of Scottish community regeneration.

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National Farmers Union of Scotland Supports Scotland Loves Local Campaign

The president of the National Farmers Union of Scotland has welcomed the launch of the Scotland Loves Local campaign and its power to support the rural economy.

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SURF -Full Showcasing Community Resilience Series Available

Over a collectively challenging 15 week period SURF delivered a series of special SURF e-bulletins showcasing positive examples written by organisations delivering services or providing support to communities across Scotland, whilst the country navigated through the Covid crisis. 

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