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The Scottish Government’s Economic Strategy

Scotland’s Economic Strategy sets out an overarching framework for a more competitive and a fairer Scotland and identifies four broad priority areas where our actions will be targeted to make a difference.

It recognises that the continuing health and improvement of the natural environment is vital to sustainable economic growth and enhancing the quality of our areas as places to live and work is dependent upon the quality and accessibility of facilities and the physical and natural environment in our communities.

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Forest College – for learners and leaders

Newbattle Abbey enjoys a rich and colourful history stretching back over 900 years.

Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
Firhill for thrills

When Partick Thistle ignited football passions in Maryhill there was a popular phrase — ‘Firhill for thrills’.  It was a fitting way to capture the mood of the day and popularise the football team based at...

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
Edinburgh Shoreline – a coastal success

The shoreline around Edinburgh has held a fascination for years. It’s supported nature, housed industry, provided fishing opportunities and, alas, even been a dumping zone.

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019
10,000 Raingardens for Scotland

It’s a big number. It’s a big ambition. But it promises to make a big, big impact.

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019