Reports & ideas
See PB voting in action
Here Paul Nelis reflects on his discussion with Ullapool Community Trust about the voting options available to them as they plan for their participatory budgeting event. It seems like there are as many variations in voting as snowflakes on a winters day.
Community Choices funded events are taking place across the country during 2018. Catch up on everything that's happening.
Here, David Reilly shares his thoughts about a recent PB process which saw people experiencing homelessness decide on the best support for them.
Glasgow’s Gorbals is famous for its strong community and on 1st February 2018 the Gorbals community met to decide on how public money should be spent.
Dundee City Council's ambitious PB programme has been launched, with citizens in each of Dundee's eight electoral wards deciding how best to spend £1.2 million of the Council's spending budget.
Read about all the action from the day.
Leith Chooses took places in early March, with this video showcasing some of the projects who were involved on the day.
Stirling Council is delighted to announce a fund of £130,000 open now to community groups to deliver activities that will improve their community - DEADLINE for applications is 16 March 2018.
Vibrant Communities is supporting a number of PB events during 2018.
Attend this timely Holyrood briefing on 27 March to understand how to effectively facilitate PB in your service.
We want your ideas to help improve our work on the PB Scotland Network. The survey will take a couple of minutes and help us improve what we do.
A new video has been produced showing the results of the ‘Greening Cambuslang – Changing Neighbourhoods for the Better’ project run by Cambuslang Community Council during 2017.
People in Troon and the surrounding area are to benefit from legacy funding from proceeds of The 145th Open staged at Royal Troon last year. The R&A has provided half of the £38,000 available to local community groups for an interactive funding decision day.
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