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Nominate a person or community project for a My Place Award 2017

News story posted: 11/11/2016

Atlantic Islands Centre on the Isle of Luing, winner of the Scottish Civic Trust My Place Awards 2016Atlantic Islands Centre, Isle of Luing, won the Scottish Civic Trust My Place Awards 2016.The Scottish Civic Trust is calling for nominations from local civic trusts, amenity societies, community councils and other heritage or community groups around Scotland for new buildings, restoration projects, landscape designs and other placemaking projects for the annual My Place Awards.

 

The trust is also looking for nominations for a winner of the My Place Civic Champion award. Last year the Scottish Civic Trust My Place Awards was won by Atlantic Islands Centre, Isle of Luing.

 

The 2017 Awards, supported by the Scottish Government, are a national celebration of good local design and conservation projects and of people who make a significant contribution to the civic movement.

 

There are two categories for the awards: Projects and People.

 

New buildings, historic buildings that have been reused or refurbished, and designed public realm schemes such as streetworks and parks will be considered in the projects category.

 

The Scottish Civic Trust My Place Civic Champion Award 2017 will go to acknowledge and award a person who makes an outstanding contribution to placemaking in their local community and/or protection or celebration of local historic environment.

 

Nominations, which close on 31 January 2017, can be made by community groups including, civic societies and other local groups affiliated to the Scottish Civic Trust, community councils, development trusts, and other community-based voluntary groups or heritage societies.

 

For more information, including how to nominate a person or project, and to see previous years’ winners, please visit www.myplaceawards.org.uk.

 

More information

 

For more information contact:

 

John Pelan

Scottish Civic Trust

Tel: 0141 221 1466

Email: awards@scottishcivictrust.org.uk

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