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Improvement Districts Webinar: Engaging Local Politicians


23 May 2019 | 10:30-11:30 | Online seminar: Locally elected politicians are powerful influencers in local communities. They can be a source of support and help, and they have a mandate to hold local service providers accountable for their performance. Working closely and constructively with them is important for any organisation doing work in their […]

Scotland’s Towns Tea Party 2019

Whitespace, Norloch House, 36 King's Stables Road, Edinburgh

Join Scotland’s Towns Partnership for our annual meeting of all those involved in supporting towns and improvement districts. An opportunity to celebrate Scotland’s towns as places for local communities and businesses. Hear from our community-focussed, keynote speakers who will share their journeys and experiences. Catch up with town and community advocates from across the country, […]

Open University Roadshow – Upskilling Your Workforce: Preparing for the Future

The world around us is changing. We are transforming the way we provide, produce and manufacture things. We have the advancement of technology, increased competition for public finances, and political uncertainty. Scotland’s biggest asset is its people – their skills are the foundation for inclusive growth, equality and sustainability. Re-skilling and upskilling your workforce will […]

Cross Party Group on Towns and Town Centres Meeting

Scottish Parliament The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Join STP and town stakeholders for the next meeting of the Cross Party Group on Towns and Town Centres. The session will focus on ‘Towns for Leisure’, and how a variety of activities and attractors can increase community wellbeing, cultural vibrancy and bring additional footfall. Come along to hear expert speakers, inspiring initiatives, and network […]

Police Scotland Counter-Terrorism Seminar for Organisations and Employers

Improvement Districts and Employers from across sectors are invited to the following seminar. Please see the information below and contact Neil Phillip, Counter Terrorism Security Advisor at to register. Thursday 26th September, 09.30am – 12.00pm (Registration from 09.00am) The Balmoral Hotel, 1 Princes Street, Edinburgh. ACT Strategic is aimed at those responsible for writing […]

Retailers Against Crime Conference 2019

University of Strathclyde 99 George Street, Glasgow

Retailers Against Crime is delighted to invite you to attend their Glasgow Conference in The University of Strathclyde, Technology & Innovation Centre, 99 George Street, Glasgow. RAC's main objectives are to detect and deter crime, including acts of violence by sharing information with members and police forces including educating front line staff to prevent crime. […]

Scotland’s Towns Conference 2019

Aberdeen Music Hall Union Street, Aberdeen

At this year's Scotland's Towns Conference, Scotland's Towns Partnership and Scotland's Improvement Districts will bring together 150+ senior level stakeholders from across public, private and third sectors, working to support our towns and city districts. This is a once-a-year chance to get together with national and international place stakeholders; share challenges and opportunities; and to […]

STP Workshop: Structures and Strategy – Legal, Finance and Governance

Edinburgh (Venue TBC) , United Kingdom

This practical session will discuss key issues for place management related to legal corporate structures, financial and governance management. This session will be beneficial to your place management organisation or to businesses you support in your place, whether community and business-led development of our towns, urban districts or villages. The session brings you - Expert […]

Improvement Districts – North of Scotland Catch-Up

The Maclean Room, Bishop’s Palace section, Eden Court Theatre, Bishop’s Road, Inverness, IV3 5SA , United Kingdom

An informal get together for Improvement Districts management and Chairs to catch up and share news, ideas and work areas.

Cross Party Group on Towns and Town Centres Meeting

Scottish Parliament The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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 […]