Three Scottish communities have been recognised for offering creative opportunities for community involvement. Pathhead in Midlothian won the Creative Scotland prize for places with up to 2,500 residents, getting £50k towards the expansion of its Pathhead Music Collective, with the aim of raising its international profile. Huntly was rewarded with £100k for its ‘Town is Venue’ programme which has created world-wide creative community links. This will be extended by creating ‘Walks of Life’, a project that will bring together physical walking initiatives with creative and cultural opportunities. Kilmarnock won the prize for places with up to 100k residents, for its cross art form artistic programming and will use its £150k to expand its festival programme.