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Volunteers’ Week Scotland: say Thank You to volunteers
Volunteers’ Week Scotland is a chance to celebrate the people who volunteer their time and efforts to improve their communities, including community councillors and those who support their projects.
Month of Community celebration launched by Eden Project
The Month of Community is celebrated throughout the month of June and incorporates a number of other community events including the Big Lunch and, for this year only, the Big Jubilee Lunch celebrating Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee.
Nature of Scotland awards open for nominations
The Nature of Scotland awards have been launched for 2022, and are looking for applications and nominations for projects which deserve recognition for their environmental achievements.
Doors Open Day 2022 looking for participants
Is there an interesting or unusual building in your local area which would be a welcome addition to Doors Open Day 2022? The Scottish Civic Trust is looking for organisations and buildings to take part in local events throughout September 2022.
Recognition for community environmental initiatives
Beautiful Scotland and It’s Your Neighbourhood are part of the Britain in Bloom campaign run by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) in partnership with Keep Scotland Beautiful. Groups can get access to free support, resources, networking and celebration opportunities throughout the year.
Big Lunch plans for Summer
Supported by Eden Project Communities, the Big Lunch is the UK's annual celebration for neighbours and communities. Every year in June, since the idea began in 2009, people across the country take the opportunity to get together with neighbours in a nationwide act of community and friendship.
Spring Clean Scotland returns for 2022
Spring Clean Scotland 2022 provides community councils and other organisations with an opportunity to organise litter picks in their local area.
Consultation launched on litter and fly tipping strategy
The Scottish Government has launched a public consultation on litter and fly tipping in Scotland with the support of Zero Waste Scotland, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) and Keep Scotland Beautiful.
Latest planning update for community councils from Scottish Government including current consultations, local place plans and new Our Place Website.
My Place Awards seeking community nominations
Nominations are being sought for the Scottish Civic Trust’s My Place Awards which celebrate community-led built environment projects.
Learning Exchange support for community organisations
The Community Learning Exchange is an initiative for community organisations which allows the exchange of knowledge and experience between groups and individuals.