Growing Community Assets
We would like to draw to your attention The Big Lottery Fund's recent report of the evaluation of the first phase of Growing Community Assets, their landmark community ownership investment programme. A summary of the report can be found here.
Inaugural Island Areas Group Meeting
ISSUED ON BEHALF OF SHETLAND, ORKNEY AND COMHAIRLE NAN EILEAN SIAR COUNCILS
Scotland’s Island Councils and Local Government Minister Derek Mackay today agreed a formal remit and an ambitious workplan covering a range of issues of importance to Scotland’s island areas at the first meeting of the Island Areas Ministerial Working Group.
Saving town centres – it’s not all about retail
Out-of-town shopping centres have played a part in the sorry state of many Scottish town centres. But so has out-of-town everything else. Town centres are about more than just their high streets and recovery will require major change in planning attitudes and practices, says Professor Leigh Sparks
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