In 1965, a plan was put in place to tackle ‘the Highland problem’, a seemingly unstoppable downward spiral affecting the whole economy of the Highlands and Islands.
Despite all the talk of prioritising poverty in Scotland, most regeneration investment is still going into wealthier areas, says Derek Rankine
The Open Works project aimed to encourage and expand local levels of participation. Tessy Britton examines the results and finds that, for participation to be meaningful, neighbourhoods need more than a scattergun approach
What will it take to get public services and communities working together to achieve lasting change? Local Trust – which runs the Big Local programme – gives New Start an exclusive insight into what works and what doesn’t