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See PB voting in action
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.
David Reilly gives us his thoughts about the recent Young Movers Community Celebration night - and the difference young people are making in Glasgow.
Calling all community groups, clubs and associations in Newton North, Prestwick, Heathfield, Monkton and Symington!
Girvan Youth Trust is organising another participatory budgeting (PB) initiative, taking place on 24th February 2018 at Girvan Academy.
Local community groups are encouraged to submit ideas that will benefit the local community, with funds between £500 and £3,000 available.
Argyll & Bute Council are using a participatory budgeting process to decide how its local grants will be distributed across the region.
A fund has opened for groups in East Dunbartonshire who want to produce cultural and arts activity in their local community, as part of Festival 2018 – the cultural programme for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships.
The “Your Voice, Your Choice” programme is an opportunity for every child and young person, aged 8 – 18, living in Musselburgh, Old Craighall, Wallyford or Whitecraig to submit an idea (project) for funding up to a maximum of £2000.
Where is PB happening?
PB is used across the world, and now in Scotland where community groups and local authorities are using PB to give power to local people.
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Network members are invited to contribute their ideas, learning and enthusiasm to advancing PB in Scotland.