Embers Report

Embers – Creative Placemaking for the South of Scotland lays out a Vision and Approach to growing our places as prosperous, sustainable and resilient communities. It examines the role of creativity in effective placemaking work to inspire change and grow local activity and projects responsive to local need. The report highlights the prominence of the Cultural and Creative Industries in this work and the networked approach that has grown up in the last decade. 

  • Put Creative Placemaking at the heart of building prosperous and healthy communities, supporting grassroots enterprise and innovation and informing our region’s wider strategic agenda 
  • Establish an innovative framework of support, resource and expertise that considers localised economies of places to build a network of opportunity, learning and collaboration 
  • The South of Scotland will be a leader in rural enterprise and community-led regeneration and innovation, growing national and international partnerships and opportunity for the South.

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