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Cross Party Group on Towns and Town Centres – People Power

The purpose of the CPG is to analyse policy prescriptions and develop ideas and innovations. This, in turn, will help Scotland’s towns and town centres through the current economic climate to emerge stronger, smarter, cleaner, healthier, and greener. Strong Leadership plays a critical role in breathing new life into our towns and places. At the […]

Cross Party Group on Towns and Town Centres: Scotland Loves Local

The purpose of the CPG is to analyse policy prescriptions and develop ideas and innovations. This, in turn, will help Scotland’s towns and town centres through the current economic climate to emerge stronger, smarter, cleaner, healthier and greener. The June meeting will focus on the Scotland Loves Local Programme. Speakers will showcase how a national […]

Scotland’s Towns Tea Party incorporating Annual General Meeting

Join Scotland’s Towns Partnership on Tuesday 12th September as we host our Towns Tea Party and Annual General Meeting (for the first time in-person since 2019). This is an opportunity for stakeholders from across sectors to meet and hear about the latest developments and opportunities for towns and places in Scotland. Following a welcome and […]

Cross Party Group on Towns and Town Centres: Enterprising Communities

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The next meeting of the CPG, on 20th September, will focus on, Enterprising Communities – A Force for Good in our Towns. Enterprising community organisations and social enterprises can be key players in dealing with the problems of vacant and empty properties and meeting local demand for new activities, events and services in our towns. […]

Scotland’s Towns Partnership Learning Event – Climate

Online

Towns and their town centres are vital for Scotland's collective wellbeing: our economy, society and environment. To protect our environment, we must all take action on climate change to ensure healthier, fairer, thriving places for all.  In this session, our contributors will share tools, techniques and exemplars to support action on climate change in your […]

Scotland’s Towns Partnership Learning Event: Digital – harnessing technology to empower people and places

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Towns and their town centres are vital for Scotland's collective wellbeing: our economy, society and environment. In this session we explore how technology empowers town stakeholders to overcome key challenges, improve citizen quality of life and advance their business and communities with innovative digital capabilities. Contributors will share experience, exemplars, and routes to support.   […]

Cross Party Group on Towns and Town Centres: Town Centre Living

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Town Centre Living (TCL) is a key policy aspiration for the Scottish Government, local authorities and a wide range of other public, private and third sector bodies. It builds upon strong foundations of strategic place planning and supports key principles around inclusion, wellbeing and sustainability. The development of housing that brings more people to live […]

Town Centre Living and Investment Roadshow Event Series

Looking for ideas, inspiration, advice or guidance on the town centre living agenda? Join us for the Town Centre Living and Investment Roadshow delivered by Scotland’s Towns Partnership, Scottish Futures Trust, Architecture and Design Scotland and Scottish Land Commission. The workshops will provide a platform to highlight a series of exemplars and live case studies from […]

Cross Party Group on Towns and Town Centres – A new approach to local

At the crossover point in our CPG calendar, our next meeting presents a timely opportunity to take stock and discuss, “how we shape a new approach to local”. Participants will hear and can later discuss, an update on how far Scotland has come on its journey to revitalise our towns and embrace localism. The session […]

Community Wealth Building – Progressing prosperity across Scotland’s places

As the go-to body for towns, STP continues to support Scottish Government’s delivery of the Town Centre Action Plan vision - "Towns and town centres are for the wellbeing of people, planet and the economy. Towns are for everyone, and everyone has a role to play in making their own town and town centres successful." […]

Circular Communities Toolkit Launch: Zero Waste Scotland in partnership with Scotland’s Towns Partnership

Circular Communities Toolkit The circular economy can bring with it many advantages beyond just being better for our environment. With the launch of the Circular Communities Toolkit, find out how your local area can get involved and what the benefits could be for your communities! Co-presented by Kimberley Guthrie, Chief Officer, Scotland’s Towns Partnership with Deborah […]

STP Learning Event: Creating Inclusive and Accessible Towns and Places

Learning Event Series Background As the go-to body for towns, STP continues to support Scottish Government’s delivery of the Town Centre Action Plan vision – “Towns and town centres are for the wellbeing of people, planet and the economy. Towns are for everyone, and everyone has a role to play in making their own town […]