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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.
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.
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!
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.
Get involved and have your say in what Scotland should look like in 2020
The Scottish Government has published a range of resources to help communities to engage with the development of National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4) and it includes a series of ‘Roadshow’ events which kick off this month.
Host a free training session for community leaders on climate change in your community
Free climate emergency training is available now for communities courtesy of environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful’s Community Leader Climate programme and it’s open to anyone who plays an active role in their community.