What role is there for communities in the regeneration of urban Scotland?

Life in Scotland’s towns and cities is forecast to change significantly in the coming decades. Cities are set to continue to grow, facing the challenge of providing housing and services for new populations, while the role and place of towns in Scotland remains uncertain.

Join Andy Milne, chief executive of Scotland’s Regeneration Forum (SURF), Jemma Neville of the Voluntary Arts Scotland, and Andrew Bowman Head of Business Investment and Operations at Riverside Inverclyde.

You can find out more on the Scotland's Futures Forum website.

The factors which stop young women getting involved in sport have been highlighted by a group taking part in a Scottish Parliament project aimed at increasing women’s participation in politics.

Listen to Hayley Forrester, the Scottish Parliament's project lead, Beth Cloughton, the Young Women's Movement's project intern, and participants Amy King and Lauren Pluss as they discuss the project, how it came together, and the findings of their report. 

The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, answered questions from MSPs in The Scottish Parliament on the 27th of June 2019.

This episode explores the sculpture on display at the Scottish Parliament called 'Travelling the Distance'. It was created by artist Shauna McMullan but it contains the voices of many other contributors from across Scotland.

The artwork has been here since 2006, but this year, to celebrate the Parliament's 20th anniversary, it has been updated with new, interactive content that traces the full story of the making of the sculpture.

We chat to Fiona McDougall, our Exhibitions Manager/Art Curator about what's new, and why it's an unmissable stop on your visit to the Parliament.

The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, answered questions from MSPs in The Scottish Parliament on the 20th of June 2019. 

The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, answered questions from MSPs in The Scottish Parliament on the 13th of June 2019. 

Join former GB Fed Cup captain Judy Murray as she reflects on her experience at the elite levels of tennis, the lessons she’s learned and her aspirations for the future of sport and physical activity in Scotland.

Chaired by Alison Johnstone MSP, Co-Convener of the Cross-Party Group on Sport

Find out more on the Scotland's Futures Forum website.

The Deputy First Minister, John Swinney, answered questions from MSPs in The Scottish Parliament on the 6th of June 2019. 

What role can sport play in building an inclusive society? Join Homeless World Cup winning coach David Duke as he reflects on his journey from homelessness to being the founder and chief executive of social enterprise Street Soccer.

 

Chaired by James Dornan MSP, Convener of the Local Government and Communities Committee.

 

Find out more on the Scotland's Futures Forum website.

 

 

The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, answered questions from MSPs in The Scottish Parliament on the 30th of May 2019. 

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