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SURF - not long left to nominate

September 9, 2016

The deadline for nominating projects for the 2016 SURF Awards for Best Practice in Community Regeneration is fast approaching - 19th September 2016

Each year, SURF and the Scottish Government team up to highlight, share and celebrate success and innovation in efforts to improve the physical, social and/or economic fabric of disadvantaged communities across Scotland through the SURF Awards.

This year, there are five categories of entry, which are designed to reflect the full range of regeneration activity. These are: Scotland’s Most Improved Town, Large Scale Infrastructure, Youth Employability, Creative Regeneration and Community Led Regeneration.

The application process is free and straightforward and the benefits of SURF Awards recognition include:

  • Demonstrate value to key partners and funders;
  • Shortlisted entries will be highlighted in a widely distributed publication;
  • The winning initiatives will be showcased throughout 2016/17;
  • A leading Scottish Government Minister will present the SURF Awards at a celebratory presentation dinner event on 6th of December 2016 in Glasgow.

So if you know of a deserving Scottish regeneration project, please consider submitting a nomination before this year’s closing date of Monday 19th September 2016.

The application materials are available on the SURF website at the following link:


Please do not hesitate to contact SURF’s Derek Rankine directly on 0141 440 6393, or by email to derek@scotregen.co.uk, for any further information on the SURF Awards.

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