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Using Greenspace Data to Understand Your Town: Ordnance Survey Blog on Understanding Scottish Places

The Ordnance Survey has published a blog on the use of greenspace data in the Understanding Scottish Places tool.

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National Events Programme Celebrates Round 40 Milestone

Event Scotland - A kickboxing competition; the World Coastal Rowing Championship; a brand-new music festival celebrating the very best of The Highlands; and a special anniversary for a significant Scottish landmark are just some of the events which will benefit from a share of £143,500 from EventScotland’s National Events Programme Fund....

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Four New Members Join Architecture and Design Scotland Board

A&DS - The Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs, Ms Hyslop, has announced the appointment of four new members of the Architecture and Design Scotland board. Following a recruitment process the A&DS Board will be joined by Angela Bonney, Daisy Narayanan, Bruce Ross and Alistair Scott.

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Aberdeen to Benefit from Free Ultrafast Wi-Fi and Phone Calls

BT - Aberdeen has become the second city in Scotland to benefit from the free InLink from BT service, offering residents, visitors and shoppers the fastest free public wi-Fi in the UK, free calls to landlines and mobiles, free mobile charging points plus a range of digital services, including local...

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Job Opportunity: BID Manager at Discover Lanark [Deadline 10/05/19]

Discover Lanark BID is seeking a self-starting, motivated experienced individual, with the ability to manage the delivery of the Discover Lanark BID 5-year business plan through projects and initiatives aligned with the four key themes for improvement.

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Historic Environment Policy for Scotland – A Summary

Historic Environment Scotland has published its new Historic Environment Policy for Scotland (HEPS) to help guide and inform decision-makers such as local authorities and asset owners. This policy has been in development for a number of years, with public and sector wide engagement.

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Public Views Sought on Non-Domestic Rates Bill

Scottish Parliament - Holyrood’s Local Government and Communities Committee is set to explore the impact of a Bill which aims to reform non-domestic rates in Scotland.

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Upcoming Events for Towns & Improvement Districts

Places are going fast for our upcoming events tailored to those who support towns, communities and improvement districts across Scotland. Check out full details below and book today to avoid disappointment! 

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Euan’s Guide Calls On Public To Help Make 100% Of Disabled Toilets Safer For World Toilet Day

The disabled access charity Euan’s Guide is appealing to the general public to help it make disabled toilets safer. As featured on Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine show, the charity is printing thousands of life-saving postcards to stop people from tucking away the red cord in disabled loos.

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Photos and Highlights: Cross Party Group on Towns and Town Centres Annual Parliamentary Reception 2019, ‘A Celebration of Small and Rural Towns’

On Tuesday 26 March 2019 the Cross Party Group on Towns and Town Centres hosted its Annual Parliamentary Reception in celebration of Scotland's small and rural towns. You can now read the event report containing photos, Twitter highlights and key points from the evening.

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