BIDs Scotland (BIDS)

A nationwide network of Business Improvement Districts formed to aid the regeneration and asset management of towns, villages, business parks, and tourism and visitor areas. Describes the scheme, with a list of current and proposed BIDs, news, resources, and contacts.

Gazetteer for Scotland

The Royal Scottish Geographical Society's online encyclopaedia, covering settlements and features from the Scottish Borders to the Northern Isles.

Online Gateway to Scotland provides information and facts on the community of Scotland and Scottish life featuring political and physical maps, population statistics, and articles on living, working, and studying in this part of the UK.

OpenLearn Scotland

An Open University unit offering an extensive collection of free educational resources relevant to Scotland, covering education, environment, technology, history, law, literature, politics, social care and social sciences.

Saltire Society

Set up to preserve Scottish tradition and to enrich the country's cultural life. Information about membership, local branches, publications and events, and their awards for arts, architecture and engineering.


A photo sharing and social site for Scots, and people around the world with Scottish connections.


Supports business owners and entrepreneurs in Scotland. Providing resources for starting and developing businesses in Scotland.

Talent Scotland

A talent attraction project that showcases Scotland as a destination to live, work and study.

Taste of

Online guide promoting Scottish food and cuisine; includes directories of restaurants and other eating places, food producers, and farmers' markets, and a newsletter.

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