Community-led regeneration is flourishing in Scotland
Derek Rankine, Author at NewStart
Despite all the talk of prioritising poverty in Scotland, most regeneration investment is still going into wealthier areas, says Derek Rankine
For more than ten years now, Surf and the Scottish government have worked in partnership to identify, celebrate and share the most innovative and effective regeneration projects in Scotland through an annual awards scheme.
Scotland's independent regeneration network, Surf, has collected a bank of evidence on what works in local communities. As the country approaches further devolution, Derek Rankine suggests some tips for the post-referendum generation of practitioners
Surf, Scotland's independent regeneration network, investigated the impacts of the recession on two communities, and assessed how local responses are helping maintain their resilience. Derek Rankine reports.