Community development

Women in Agriculture Scotland Networking Lunch

Join Women in Agriculture Scotland for some delicious food, drinks and networking as well as a "fireside" chat with some key ladies in agricultural journalism.

A bid to nominate Affric and Loch Ness as Scotland’s third national park has been launched, with organisers saying the area’s globally important natural and cultural heritage deserves protection and celebration. 

The partnership behind the proposal says the area of the Scottish Highlands is one of the world’s most beautiful places, and national park status would benefit current and future generations.

The first businesses on Fair Isle have been connected to full fibre, almost two years ahead of schedule.

The subsea cable stretches 68 miles from the Shetland to Orkney Islands, with Fair Isle reached by a spur line. A post office and shop are among businesses which are already connected and all premises on the island can now order the service.

How community-led health supports your work in tackling health inequalities

This learning event is an opportunity for anyone working to improve health and wellbeing for individuals, communities and at a population level.

Integrated Land Use Conference 2024

The Integrated Land Use conference will take place 26 - 28 March 2024 in, and around Kingussie.

This year will be focussing on where we have come from and where we are going in terms of land management and use. What has changed and what has worked. Many aspects will be discussed like community, attitude/behaviour evolution, inclusivity, diversity, forestry, agriculture, wildlife and game management, energy, tourism and many more exciting topics.

A group of eight innovative new library projects designed to enrich communities across Scotland will be brought to life through a share of £106,868 support received through the Public Library Improvement Fund (PLIF).

Community-Led Assemblies Training

Community-led assemblies are a great way to involve people, raise important issues and get change happening in our communities and beyond. Open Source in collaboration with SCCAN invite you to apply for a place in our free, online assemblies training.

The Scottish agriculture sector requires future funding certainty due to the long term nature of investment decisions and long lead-in time for farmers, crofters and land managers, says Rural Affairs Secretary Mairi Gougeon.

Get ready for 2024!

The  sixth round of funding of the Ofgem Energy Industry Voluntary Redress Scheme (Energy Redress Scheme) closed on 14 November 2023.