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New Protocols launched for trusts and charities that own land
Two new protocols that set out practical expectations for private trusts and charities owning land in Scotland, have been published by the Scottish Land Commission.
Connecting Scotland to help most vulnerable people to get online
A NEW £5m initiative has been launched by Scottish Government which will help vulnerable people to get online, provide them with a laptop or tablet and offer ongoing training and support remotely so they can stay in touch with friends and family.
Let's Celebrate Scotland's Nature Champions
Recognising excellence, innovation and outstanding achievement in nature conservation, the ninth annual Nature of Scotland Awards co-sponsored by Scottish Natural Heritage are open for nominations and applications until 1 June.
Your Police 2020/21: Police Scotland Survey
POLICE Scotland are currently undertaking a survey to help them understand the public’s experiences of policing during the Government lockdown.
Good Practice Protocol Launched on Transparency of Land Ownership in Scotland
THE Scottish Land Commission has published its latest Good Practice Protocol that encourages land owners and managers to provide simple information to help improve people’s understanding of who owns land in Scotland and what it is used for.
£350m Scottish Government funding to support communities affected by coronavirus
The Scottish Government is providing an additional £350m to councils, charities, businesses and community groups to support communities affected by coronavirus.
The new community councils of 2021 and beyond
A new consultation document on the future of community councils has been produced by West Lothian Joint Forum of Community Councils and they want to hear your views on it.
Celebrate Community Councils throughout April
The Scottish Community Councils website wants to showcase the great work community councils do across Scotland by Celebrating CCs throughout April!
Community Right to Buy events
The Scottish Government Community Land Team is holding a series of Community Rights to Buy workshop events across Scotland for anyone interested in community ownership.
Pocket Places Programme – now open for expressions of interest
Community groups who want to find simple, quick, temporary solutions to improve the look and feel of their streets and make them safer can apply now to the Sustrans Pocket Places programme.
Plunge in! Coasts and Waters Community Fund
Grants of £2,000 to £10,000 to fund community-led projects that help the local environment and wildlife and improve Scotland’s coasts and waters are available now from Scottish Natural Heritage’s new Fund.