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March 2017

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Carplus Bikeplus logo

February 2017

charter for trees, woods and people

January 2017

Places, people and planning: a consultation on the future of the Scottish planning system Cartoon showing diverse group of people

Consultation on the future of the Scottish planning system

Diversity survey for Edinburgh and Lothians Community Councillors

December 2016

November 2016

The first ScottishCCs Twitter Hour

October 2016

Coloured hands joined Coloured hands joined

September 2016

Bags of Help grant scheme now permanently open for applications

August 2016

Scottish Rural Parliament logo
great british high street of the year award Illustration shows a city being designed in a smartphone app

June 2016

May 2016

Celebrate Volunteers' Week

April 2016

Consultations on draft regulations of Community Empowerment Act (2015) now open

March 2016

Foundation Scotland logo

February 2016

January 2016

digital engagement illustration Participatory Budgeting Scotland logo Alex Neil MSP visits Oakburn Park Day Centre
cosla logo improvement service logo scottish government logo