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Campaign to raise awareness of dangers of giant hogweed
NatureScot and COBIS (Care of Burns in Scotland) have launched a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers posed by giant hogweed.
Funding for creative cycle route improvements
The Sustrans ArtRoots fund provides grants of up to up to £5000 to help communities make creative improvements along their local traffic-free National Cycle Network routes.
Get Walking with Nature thanks to Paths for All
Paths for All have put together Walking with Nature backpacks to encourage and help people to care for the local areas where they walk and cycle.
Feedback sought on Energy and Just Transition plans
The Scottish Government is holding a series of online events to help inform the public and community groups about their Energy Strategy and Just Transition Plan.
New resources for rural community councils
Inspiring Scotland have launched a new free resource to help rural community organisations develop key skills essential for the safe and successful delivery of projects and services.
Biodiversity consultation launched by Scottish Government
The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on Scotland's Biodiversity Strategy, which is due to be published later in 2022.
Have your say on Police Scotland priorities
Police Scotland have issued their Your Police survey for 2022/23 to help gather public feedback on the needs of Scotland’s communities.
New Volunteering Action Plan launched for Scotland
Volunteer Scotland and the Scottish Government have launched a new Volunteering Action Plan at The Gathering, SCVO’s annual celebration of the voluntary sector.
New community strategy for Forestry and Land Scotland
Forestry and Land Scotland have launched a consultation on their new Draft Communities Strategy and are looking for feedback from community councils and others who live, work and enjoy themselves on Scotland’s forests and land.
Funding available for community ebike projects
The Energy Saving Trust has received an additional £900,000 from Transport Scotland towards the eBike Grant Fund.
2022 Surf Awards open to applications
The 2022 SURF Awards for Best Practice in Community Regeneration are now open for applications.