Ulva Ferry housing project The Surf awards for best practice in community regeneration 2017 have been announced. The annual awards, delivered by Scotland’s Regeneration Forum, Surf, in partnership between the Scottish government, selected winners across five categories. A housing category was included for the first time. The winners were: Creative Regeneration: The Broomhill Project (Greenock). Delivered by RIG Arts, with support from River Clyde Homes, the project connects local residents with artists in creative collaborations, empowering people in the community to develop their ability and impetus to affect change. Youth Employability: LinkLiving Step On (Edinburgh, Falkirk & Fife). Provides support to young people seeking employment, education and training by helping identify goals and removing barriers to progress using approaches such as a ‘Steps to Resilience’ programme. Community-led Regeneration: Dundee International Women’s Centre. DIWC’s vision is to provide a space where women and girls from black and … (To read the full article, subscribe below)

Clare Goff

Clare Goff is Editor at New Start magazine