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Free Training Courses for Community Councils
The Improvement Service and the Open University (OU) in Scotland are working together to offer all community council volunteers the opportunity to upskill and reskill using OU courses.
Crossmichael Community Woodland
A Community Council have been leading a project to manage, care for and improve access to a community woodland in Dumfries and Galloway.
Eden Project seek Scots passionate about community
Do you have an idea you want to start up in your neighbourhood? Or do you know someone who makes a difference where you live? Eden Project Communities are searching for community minded people to represent Scotland at their virtual Community Camp in March 2021.
Let Scottish Government Planning hear your views
The Scottish Government want to hear from community councils on consultations in relation to planning policy and guidance.
Grant funding for community led art projects
ArtRoots is a grant fund offering up to £5000 for community led art projects designed to enhance the neighbourhood, improve the community skills set and encourage more active travel.
Be Kind, Reach Out and Coorie In this winter
Eden Project Communities has launched a Be Kind, Reach Out, Coorie In campaign encouraging everyone to continue offering help to their friends and neighbours this winter, but also to make sure they ask for it for themselves.
COSLA Blueprint for Scottish Local Government
A Blueprint for Scottish Local Government which sets out an ambitious vision for Scotland’s future based on the empowerment of people and communities has been launched recently by Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA).
Talking About Heritage - Consultation
'Talking About Heritage' is new draft guidance which aims to help individuals, groups, communities and organisations investigate, share, celebrate, and to achieve recognition for the heritage that matters to them.
New £1 Million Scotland Loves Local Fund Open Now
A new £1 million Scotland Loves Local Fund will provide grants of between £500 and £5,000 to hundreds of local projects that improve and promote local places and communities.
Funding for community-based organisations to tackle climate change
The Community Climate Asset Fund (CCAF) is a £3.5 million Scottish Government fund, administered by Keep Scotland Beautiful, and provides capital funding for community based organisations to tackle climate change.
Re-use derelict land to support economic growth and wellbeing, says Taskforce
Derelict land is a wasted resource that should help to deliver national ambitions for a fair and green recovery, a national taskforce said today.