It's Your Neighbourhood
If you are part of a volunteer-led group carrying out gardening activities, looking after your local environment and involving the community, we'd love to support, celebrate and give your group national recognition through our FREE It's Your Neighbourhood initiative.
Find out about the support, resources and recognition available on this page.
What has been so important to the Sitooterie has been Keep Scotland Beautiful's It's Your Neighbourhood scheme - it has inspired us and actively encouraged us to drive forward our community plans.
David Carruthers, Gairloch Sitooterie - Wildlife Watch Garden (read Gairloch Sitooterie's inspiring story).
It’s Your Neighbourhood is our community environmental improvement initiative which we manage in partnership with the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) under the Britain in Bloom campaign. It runs alongside Beautiful Scotland but is non-competitive and is based on the three pillars of community participation, environmental responsibility and gardening achievement.
It's Your Neighbourhood is designed to attract volunteer-led community groups which are cleaning and beautifying their neighbourhoods, whether through community allotments, after school wildlife clubs, school eco-groups, Friends of Park groups, or adopting pieces of derelict land. We support and encourage participating groups from across Scotland, and reward through a series of certificates to acknowledge the good work being done on behalf of their communities.
Many It’s Your Neighbourhood groups now work with Beautiful Scotland groups to add value to beautification initiatives in villages, towns and cities all over Scotland.