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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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Job Opportunity: Operations Assistant at Regional Screen Scotland

RSS is ooking to appoint a new, part-time, member of the team to work with the rest of the RSS team to support the delivery of both the Screen Machine service and the development programme. This is an opportunity to join a tight and focused team who are working together...

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STP Chair Leigh Sparks: Scotland’s Towns – A Decade of Learning (Hopefully)

Leigh Sparks, Professor of Retail Studies at the University of Stirling and Chair of Scotland’s Towns Partnership, suggests how we can learn from recent experience to make the most of the Scottish Government’s £50m Town Centre Boost Fund. Originally published on Stirling Retail.

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CDAS Special Bulletin on Place and Community Development

The Community Development Alliance Scotland (CDAS) has published a special bulletin on place-based policy approaches to community regeneration and development, and the different resources, support and initiatives available around this agenda.

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