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Scottish Land Commission: Derelict Sites Contribute to Perceptions of Urban Decline

The Scottish Land Commission this week publishes a research report on the Impact of Vacant and Derelict Land on Communities, which finds that derelict sites can affect a community’s health, environment, economy and social cohesion.

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STP Chair Leigh Sparks Co-Publishes Research on Social Impact of Local Convenience Stores

Scotland's Towns Partnership's Chair and Professor of Retail Studies at the University of Stirling, Leigh Sparks, has co-published new research with Dr Maria Rybaczewska on the social and economic value of local convenience stores in Scotland. Read Professor Spark's blog post on the research below. 

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2019 SURF Awards Shortlist Announced

SURF is pleased to announce the 2019 shortlist for their prestigious national awards scheme, which showcases success in responding to regeneration challenges in communities across Scotland.

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SURF is Recruiting for a Board Member! Deadline Friday 25 October 2019

SURF – Scotland’s Regeneration Forum is looking for suitable candidates to join its volunteer Board of Directors. They want to further enhance their collective knowledge and experience as they strive to further improve regeneration policy and practice, to the benefit of disadvantaged communities across Scotland.

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SCDI Rural Commission Report Published

SCDI have today (Friday 13th September) published the report of their Rural Commission outlining steps they believe are necessary to unlock more of Scotland’s economic potential. Launched in April 2018, the Rural Commission was established to look at the economy throughout Scotland and consider actions that can help people and...

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MSP Town Connector Programme 2019: Keep Up to Date and Get Involved!

Now in its fifth year, Scotland’s Towns Partnership and the Cross Party Group on Towns and Town Centres are encouraging MSPs to take a day during Parliamentary Recess to visit towns in their constituency or region as part of the MSP Connector Programme.

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Blachere Illumination Offer for Scotland’s Towns Partnership & Scotland’s Improvement Districts Members

Blachere Illumination are extending a 10% discount offer to all members of Scotland’s Towns Partnership & Scotland’s Improvement Districts. Please read below for more infomation. 

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Healthy Towns: Key Learning and Lessons Published by NHS England

The Healthy New Towns programme worked with 10 demonstrator sites across England to explore how the development of new places could create healthier and connected communities with integrated and high-quality services. Putting Health into Place, our learning from the programme, is outlined across 10 principles in the below publications.

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Glenrothes First Town in UK Recognised for Living Wage Ambition

(Fife Council) - Glenrothes is the first town in the UK to be awarded recognition by Living Wage Scotland for its plan to become a 'Living Wage' town. An Action Group of Glenrothes-based employers is launching the ‘Making Glenrothes a Living Wage Town’ action plan at the Enterprise Hub in...

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New Climate Challenge Funding Round Open

(Keep Scotland Beautiful) - The Scottish Government's Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) is open for a new round of applications.

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