Published: 7th Mar 2019

Regeneration projects in Scotland are set to share a £20.4m pot of funding, the Scottish government has announced. A total of 18 projects will receive funding over this financial year as part of the Regeneration Capital Grant Fund, which supports locally developed regeneration projects. The investment, made jointly by the Scottish government and the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (Cosla), is expected to create over 600 jobs and support 64 community facilities or services, benefiting over 150 local businesses or enterprises. It will also refurbish and bring back into use 17 buildings and create more than 6,400 square metres of business space. Aileen Campbell, the Scottish local government secretary, said: ‘I’m really pleased that 18 fantastic, community-led projects will benefit from this significant investment. Projects right across Scotland will receive support which will regenerate their local area by stimulating inclusive growth and supporting and creating jobs. ‘The projects being supported … (To read the full article, subscribe below)