South Lanarkshire park is Scotland’s best

Public vote places Strathaven Park in UK's top 10 for second year running Environmental charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful, has confirmed today (Wednesday 11 October) that Strathaven Park in South Lanarkshire has reached the top ten in a nationwide poll of the country’s best green spaces. It...

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McLeish launches Scottish Alliance for People and Places

10 organisations coalesce ahead of Planning Bill The Scottish Alliance for People and Places, chaired by former First Minister Henry McLeish, has launched its campaign. (Photographs are available here. Please credit Sandy Young.) The Alliance, comprising ten organisations working across the planning and placemaking sectors, has come together to urge...

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National awards ceremony recognises Scotland’s environmental successes

Annual celebration of efforts to improve communities with ‘birds, bees and trees’         Community groups, local authorities and businesses from all across Scotland, gathered in Dunfermline yesterday (Thursday 7 September) to celebrate the annual Beautiful Scotland Awards, organised by environmental charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful. The ceremony, hosted...

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SCDI responds to First Minister’s Economic Statement

Following the First Minister's announcement on economic innovation, Mark Bevan, Chief Executive of SCDI, commented: “The First Minister's continuing commitment to support Scotland’s immense economic potential is hugely positive and has the full backing of SCDI. We wholeheartedly support all efforts to accelerate the pace of...

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