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In this news section we will keep you updated with projects we are involved in, including links and articles from the local press and other sources. Keep checking back to see if your project is featured.

Coalfields Community Futures Evaluation

A significant evaluation of the Coalfields Community Futures programme was launched last week at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh.  The evaluation, carried out by Social Value Lab, focusses on the achievements and impacts of the Coalfields Community Futures programme between 2012 – 2017. The CCF programme was developed and designed by STAR Development Group in 2011.Continue Reading

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Dorenell Community Development Plan guides wind farm benefit funds

The recently completed Community Development Plan prepared for the Dorenell Community Benefit Fund steering group will be a key tool in guiding the community use of around £8million of windfarm benefit funding in the Dufftown and Glenlivet area of Moray. We worked with the local community representatives to design and carry out in depth communityContinue Reading

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Improving community assets in Dunblane

Dunblane Development Trust have made tremendous improvements to the Braeport Centre with the support of the Climate Challenge Fund, and lots of hard work from volunteers.  This is a first step in a long term plan to improve this valuable community asset.  Dunblane Development Trust were successful in their bid to take on community ownershipContinue Reading

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Our Place in Shortlees – three years on!

The BIG Lottery funded Our Place initiative in Shortlees in Kilmarnock is proving very successful after the first 3 years.  Major projects already funded by the BIG Lottery include – a new entrance feature to Shortlees; the Community and School Together (CAST) project; the Our Wee Place community hub; Raise Your Voice Shortlees by Centrestage; andContinue Reading

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Tillicoultry Community Action Plan launched

The community of Tillicoultry, Coalsnaughton and Devonside were delighted to see the arrival of their  Community Action Plan 2017 at the formal launch event in May.  Many residents came along to pick up a copy of the Plan, and to find out how to get involved in taking action.  Clackmannanshire Council and Local Energy Scotland providedContinue Reading

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