The I Love Clarkston Business Improvement District is proud to host the first I Love Clarkston Community Awards 2019 on Friday 1st March 2019. Text by I Love Clarkston – see original webpage for more information. The event will be held from 19:00 at the Redhurst Hotel. The evening will […]
A fresh upgrade to an innovative website providing in-depth information on Scotland’s towns has been unveiled. From greenspace to migration, new indicators on the Understanding Scottish Places (USP) platform provide additional support to all those who work for positive change in Scotland’s towns. USP is an accessible, open-access tool which allows people […]
#STW18 #LoveMyTown #ScotlandsTowns #ImprovementDistrictsScot Coordinated by Scotland’s Towns Partnership, both national and local organisations are invited to promote the ‘Keep It Local’ message, share what’s going on in their area, and highlight what makes their local communities special. The week-long celebration is a unique chance to collaborate, share best practice, […]
Alloa First – Alloa’s Town Centre businesses & organisations have voted in favour of a third term of their Business Improvement District (BID). In conjunction with the Electoral Reform Society, Clackmannanshire Council revealed the outcome of the Alloa town centre BID ballot on the afternoon of Friday 19 October. The […]
At its 64th Annual Conference and Tradeshow being held in San Antonio, Texas 24 -26 October, the International Downtown Association will recognise Aberdeen Inspired with the Downtown Achievement Award of Excellence for its work and initiatives related to Nuart Aberdeen 2018. The Award of Excellence acknowledges an excellent response to an […]
Aileen Campbell MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government, has described the new phase of Improvement Districts in Scotland as an “exciting prospect”. Speaking at the launch of the national support hub for Scotland’s Improvement Districts on 20 September, she described the new Improvement Districts as “a wider corporate, […]
Zero Waste Scotland would like to engage with all Scottish Improvement Districts (SIDs) to provide them with the opportunity to inform and identify future projects that would be of real value and assistance to their members. By taking this approach, Zero Waste Scotland hopes to ensure any future projects relating […]
Improvement districts will deliver national impact through local focus
A new national hub designed to support “Improvement Districts” in Scotland was launched today (Thursday) in Edinburgh by the Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Local Government, Aileen Campbell. This dedicated service, to be delivered by Scotland’s Towns Partnership, aims to encourage more collaboration, partnership and innovation.
Today is a big day for Scotland’s economy, with the launch of Scotland’s Improvement Districts (SIDs) the new national centre for Improvement Districts in Scotland. It’s a vital new initiative from Scotland’s Towns Partnership that will support the operation and growth of the network of Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) across the country.