Cross Party Group on Towns and Town Centres Meeting

Scottish Parliament The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh

Join STP and town stakeholders for the next meeting of the CPG on Towns and Town Centres Wednesday, 4 March 2020. Note - this meeting was postponed from the original date of 11th December 2019 due to the scheduling of the UK General Election.  In this session we will hear from expert speakers about a range of […]

STP Workshop: Smarter, Digitally Connected Towns

Following the postponed event in March, we’re bringing you the reshaped Smarter, Digitally Connected Towns Workshop as a Surgery Session online. Especially now, people and businesses are turning to digital to navigate and survive the pandemic. Join us on 12 May when we’ll bring you smart place solutions to support people and business in the here and […]

Small Business Saturday Webinar Series 6 – 10 July


Small Business Saturday runs many webinars to provide advice and tips to small businesses. You can view the schedule for this week here. Webinars include "Tell Your Business Story Using Instagram" (7th July), "Good Marketing in Bad Times" (8th July), "Virtual Launch Academy" (8th July), and "Small Biz Happy Hour" (12pm, 10th July). To keep […]

Discover Facebook Tools to Drive your Business | Facebook & Small Business Britain


Small Business Britain & Boost with Facebook have teamed up to bring you a series of webinars to boost your small business and get back to business! - Are you maximising the free tools offered by Facebook & its family of apps? Or would you like to learn more about the exciting free features from Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp […]

Towns Support Webinar – Opening Safely and Managing Shared Spaces


STP Webinar (Zoom) Register your place here As lockdown is relaxed and more businesses reopen, ensuring health guidance is observed and shared spaces are managed safely is an important task to help people feel confident to shop locally. This timely webinar from STP will emphasise the key messaging, guidance and support for safely opening and […]

Break the Chain: Scottish Business Resilience Centre Webinar


Delivered by the Scottish Business Resilience Centre, this webinar will look at ethical business practices, current trends, threats, what businesses can do to eradicate labour exploitation and ensure there is no scope for exploitation in their recruitment or supply chains. The event takes place in the build up to the Police Scotland's media campaign targeting […]

Webinar: AdSmart from Sky


Join Sky's free webinar to find out about how to utilise AdSmart for your business improvement district. You will learn about an advertising solution that has been developed to help you create your own cost efficient TV advert. Sky will also share the success stories of West End and Lanes and Falkirk Delivers. Free to […]

SURF 2021 Annual Conference


SURF’s 2021 SURF Annual Conference will  be a series of three 90 minute sessions on Tuesday 24th, Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th August. They will be conducted via the Zoom conferencing platform. The sessions will be focussed on Post-Covid Recovery, Place-based Regeneration and Climate Change. Speakers include; Tom Arthur MSP, Minister for Public Finance, Planning & Community Wealth, Foundation Scotland, climate expert Fraser Stewart, representatives from national agencies with […]

Scotland’s Towns Conference 2021


The Scotland's Towns Conference 2021 will take place from 22nd November through to Friday 26th November 2021. Focus Since the publication of the original "Fraser Review" of town centre policy in 2013, the policy landscape has changed significantly. From the Community Empowerment Act to Brexit, from City & Region deals to the recent Programme for […]

Scotland Loves Local Awards


The Scotland Loves Local Awards Ceremony will take on 25th November. Further details will be provided in due course.