Arts, culture and heritage

Libraries across Scotland can apply to the Public Library Improvement Fund to help finance creative projects and sustainable services.

Projects that could be supported under the £450,000 Scottish Government fund include tackling the cost of living crisis, bridging the digital divide, tackling the attainment gap for children and young people, or addressing sustainable development goals.

The Scottish Library and Information Council, administrators of the fund, will make awards in line with the aims and ambitions of its current strategy.

Tickets for the Scottish Agritourism Conference are released for general sale today.  

Applications are also open for twenty scholarship places, which Scottish Rural Network (SRN) are funding as part of our remit to encourage innovation in agriculture and to support the delivery of the Scottish Rural Development Programme (SRDP).

Scotland’s first ever National Islands Plan was published in 2019 and is now being reviewed as required by the Islands (Scotland) Act 2018, which may lead to the publication of a new National Islands Plan. 

Apple Days! Broadford Village Hall & Stromeferry & Achmore Village Hall

A celebration of apples! Come and learn all about varieties, growing, nurturing growth, grafting, pressing the list goes on!

There will be local growers and experts on hand to tell us all they know.

The first workshop will be at Broadford Village hall on Saturday 7th October and then it will be repeated at Achmore Village hall the following week on Saturday 14th October. Each session will run from 1pm to 4pm.

In recognition of the important contribution museums make to our communities, the sector is to benefit from a new fund for crucial repair and maintenance work.

A Human Rights Bill for Scotland – Scottish Government Consultation Event, Inverness

This in-person event forms part of the Scottish Government’s consultation on proposals for a new Human Rights Bill. The purpose of this event is to allow people to learn about the Scottish Government’s proposals and to tell us what they think to help inform how the Bill is developed.

The Human Rights Bill

A Human Rights Bill for Scotland – Scottish Government Consultation Event

This in-person event forms part of the Scottish Government’s consultation on proposals for a new Human Rights Bill. The purpose of this event is to allow people to learn about the Scottish Government’s proposals and to tell us what they think to help inform how the Bill is developed.

Old Pinwherry School Cosy Space
Name of organisation/business: 
Pinwherry and Pinmore Community Development Trust (PPCDT)
Funding: 
£6710.56 - Community Led local Development - Ayrshire Rural and Islands Ambition (ARIA) - Small Capital Fund (2022/23)

Stranraer Oyster Festival has revealed its full programme for 2023 alongside a pledge to ‘go greener’ and help safeguard the wild, native oyster bed that the festival celebrates.

Moray Climate Assembly - A Climate Action Hub for Moray

The Scottish Government is investing £234,333 to support Moray communities to respond to the climate and nature emergency through a new climate action hub.

This is part of a network of regional climate action hubs being set up to support communities across Scotland.

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