Connecting people and nature.
Led by NatureScot, the programme aims to give people the opportunity to help tackle the twin crises of climate change and biodiversity loss by creating and caring for their own forest in their own neighbourhood.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced the breakdown of a lifeline £100 million financial package to support businesses experiencing cancellations due to the rapid spread of the new Omicron variant.
The £100 million support package is broken down into:
Do you want to be part of a global network of island changemakers? Island Innovation is open to applications for its 2022 Island Ambassadors programme.
The public consultation, which attracted a total of 1,739 responses, asked for views on the Scottish Government’s Fireworks and Pyrotechnics Bill.
The proposed Bill follows the report of an independent Fireworks Review Group which recommended tightening legislation to reduce the harm fireworks can cause.
The Perth and Kinross Visitor Management Group is currently working on a Tourism Infrastructure Development Plan for 2022 – 2025 and are seeking the views of residents in the Perth and Kinross area.
The Coronavirus pandemic led to a vast increase in the number of visitors to Perth and Kinross throughout 2020-21 and the Group want to understand how the rise in staycations has affected residents and their communities so that they can continue to support them effectively.
The fourth National Planning Framework draft consultation opened earlier this month, it sets out how the approach to planning and development will help to achieve a net zero, sustainable Scotland by 2045.
The Promise Partnership – A Good Childhood is an investment of circa £3.25m from the Scottish Government.
The grant is intended to deliver change in-line with Scotland’s commitment to #KeepThePromise and ensure children and young people grow up loved, safe and respected.
The next steps in reforming the agriculture sector in Scotland
Supporting farmers and crofters to cut emissions and produce sustainable, high quality food have been set out by Rural Affairs Secretary Mairi Gougeon.