SURF (11/12/2015) - Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice & Communities Alex Neil revealed the winners of the 2015 SURF Awards for Best Practice in Community Regeneration at a celebratory presentation event in Glasgow yesterday evening.
After assessing 54 SURF Awards applications and visiting 16 shortlisted projects, the independent judging panel selected six category winners:
- Scotland's Most Improved Large Town: Kilmarnock
- Scotland's Most Improved Small/Medium Town: Barrhead
- Large Scale Infrastructure: Ullapool Harbour Enhancement
- Employability: Wheatley Pledge
- Creative Regeneration: Laurieston's 'Open Spaces'
- Community Led Regeneration: Helmsdale Affordable Housing Initiative
SURF Chair Pippa Coutts congratulated all the winners for their success in aligning place-based improvements with meaningful social & economic impacts.
A special SURF Awards publication with in-depth information on all winning and shortlisted projects is now available on the SURF website.
The SURF Awards are delivered in partnership with the Scottish Government, and with additional support from several key partner organisations.