Got any news that you'd like to share with community councils across Scotland? Email your stories to us at email@example.com.
Blog: Scotland Loves Local Gift Cards can boost every community
Community councils are vital voices in the campaign to choose local, writes Phil Prentice in this special blog for the Improvement Service.
Community Active Travel Grants open to applications
Applications are now open for Community Active Travel Grants from Paths for All.
Get on your bike with a Shift grant
Financial support is being made available to community councils who want to promote cycling in their local communities.
Consultation on policing of public events
Police Scotland has launched a new consultation on the policing of public events and want to hear from members of the public and community organisations about their experience of policing at such occasions.
Action Earth grants for voluntary environmental projects
Environmental issues and projects are high on the agenda for many community councils and organisations, and Volunteering Matters has launched a scheme to provide financial support to green initiatives in local communities.
Scotland Loves Local II Fund Open
Projects aiming to help transform towns and neighbourhoods could apply to a new £10 million multi-year fund.
Jackie Weaver attends latest CCLO Network event
Zoom icon and viral sensation Jackie Weaver joined the most recent online meeting of the Community Council Liaison Officer’s (CCLO) Network organised by the Improvement Service.
Scotland Loves Local Awards
The Scotland Loves Local Awards are a celebration of all that is great about Scotland’s towns and neighbourhoods.
Enabling Neighbourhoods and Communities Fund
The Enabling Neighbourhoods and Communities Fund, administered by Corra Foundation, has reopened for applications with refreshed criteria.
Fireworks Consultation Launch
Scottish Government are seeking views from the public and stakeholders on the introduction of four specific requirements in relation to the sale and use of fireworks in Scotland, as well as a new offence in relation to carrying a pyrotechnic device in a public place without reasonable excuse or lawful authority.
SURF Awards 2021
The SURF awards are delivered in partnership with the Scottish Government to highlight, celebrate, and share the achievements of local initiatives that combat physical, social, and economic challenges in communities across Scotland.