September 3, 2016

Fergus Ewing MSP to Host Rural Economy Summits

Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing is to host a series of summits to drive forward the rural economy. A series of events tailored to industries including forestry, agriculture and other sectors of food and drink will take place over the course of 2106 and early 2017. The first summit takes place on 1 September and will…

August 30, 2016

New survey on mental ill health in rural areas

Support in Mind Scotland and Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) are running a survey to find out what it’s like to live with mental ill health in rural Scotland. The survey aims to discover how living in a rural area affects daily life – including the use of public transport, accessing services and being part of…

July 27, 2016

Lottery pledge to aid golden eagles in Scottish borders

A scheme to boost the number of golden eagles in the Scottish borders has won more than £1m backing from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The scheme could also see “eagle cams” placed on chicks so the public can watch their progress in the area. To read the full story, click here.

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