We are delighted to celebrate the hard work, dedication and innovation of all of our Scotland Loves Local Awards finalists and winners.

Scotland Loves Local Awards 2021: Roll of honour

Climate Town, sponsored by Historic Environment Scotland and Collective Architecture 

  • Winner: Nairn Business Improvement District, Nairn Community and Arts Centre, Green Hive and Nairn Bowling Club
  • Runner-up: Greener Kirkcaldy
  • Runner-up: LEAP, Greater Glasgow

Creative Town, sponsored by Creative Scotland

  • Winner: Paisley First Business Improvement District
  • Runner-up: Impact Arts and West Kilbride Community Initiative
  • Runner-up: The Institute of Local Television, Sanquhar

Innovative Town, sponsored by Commsworld

  • Winner: Creative Crieff and Radio Earn
  • Runner-up: Kilmarnock Business Association and East Ayrshire Council
  • Runner-up: Dunbartonshire Chamber of Commerce and Milngavie Town Centre BID 

Place Leader, sponsored by Message Matters

  • Winner: Jackie Shearer, manager of Possilpark Business Improvement District
  • Runner-up: Malcolm Thomas Harley, Our Hamilton Business Improvement District
  • Runner-up: Andrew Spence, chief executive, Oban Business Improvement District

High Street Hero, sponsored by SPAR Scotland

  • Winner: Bryan Beveridge, Beveridge Butchers, Dunfermline

Streets and Spaces, sponsored by South of Scotland Enterprise

  • Winner: Dementia Friendly Prestwick (promenade work)
  • Runner-up: Falkirk Council (Zetland Park redevelopment)
  • Runner-up: Isle of Bute Business Improvement District (Rothesay’s Al Fresco Square)

Town Centre Living, sponsored by ThreeSixty Architecture

  • Winner: The Eskdale Foundation, Langholm
  • Runner-up: Fife Council (Kirkcaldy, Cupar and Lochgelly)
  • Runner-up: Renfrewshire Council (Paisley)

Judges’ special award

  • East Ayrshire Council and Kilmarnock Business Association for the launch and impact of the East Ayrshire Gift Card

The awards were also supported by STV.

You can read our awards announcement here.

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