Environment

Rural Manifesto event - Thurso

Take part in one of the Scottish Rural Parliament's Rural Manifesto 2016 events and fill in the blank pages together with all of rural Scotland!

The Manifesto will be a statement of collective ambitions and the actions that are needed to ensure these ambitions are realised for all of our rural communities.

Refreshments will be provided.

Rural Manifesto event - Balintore

Take part in one of the Scottish Rural Parliament's Rural Manifesto 2016 events and fill in the blank pages together with all of rural Scotland!

The Manifesto will be a statement of collective ambitions and the actions that are needed to ensure these ambitions are realised for all of our rural communities.

Refreshments will be provided.

How can trees increase your farm's income? Find out at two free events this May.

Soil Association Scotland is teaming up with with practical farmer and Nuffield Scholar Stephen Briggs of Abacus Organic, and experts from Forestry Commission Scotland and the Woodland Trust for these practical events.

Managing rushes without chemicals

A practical one-day workshop on managing rushes without chemicals. This follows on from a successful meeting last year that explored different management options for rushes.

You do not need to have been at the previous meetings to attend this meeting.

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A ferry service linking North Berwick in East Lothian and Anstruther in Fife has officially launched for the 2016 season.

Seafari Adventures and the Scottish Seabird Centre have launched the Forth Ferry passenger service, following a very successful trial in 2015 and in conjunction with VisitScotland’s Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design.

The Scottish Charity Awards finalists have been revealed and you can now vote for your favourite in the People's Choice Award.

Charities and volunteers from across the country have been shortlisted for the awards, which are organised by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO).

News from Ayrshire LEADER

The Ayrshire LEADER Local Action Group is supporting a range of Summer 2016 community events and gala days in 14 rural communities across South Ayrshire including Coylton, Dundonald, Annbank, Maybole, Girvan and Ballantrae.

News from Scottish Borders LEADER

Scottish Borders LEADER is now ready to receive applications for LEADER programme funding.

Rather than having one big launch event, we are holding a series of targeted meetings directed at specific rural areas and sectors in the Scottish Borders.

Rural Manifesto event - Stornoway

Take part in one of the Scottish Rural Parliament's Rural Manifesto 2016 events and fill in the blank pages together with all of rural Scotland!

The Manifesto will be a statement of collective ambitions and the actions that are needed to ensure these ambitions are realised for all of our rural communities.

Refreshments will be provided.

Rural Manifesto event - Stromness

Take part in one of the Scottish Rural Parliament's Rural Manifesto 2016 events and fill in the blank pages together with all of rural Scotland!

The Manifesto will be a statement of collective ambitions and the actions that are needed to ensure these ambitions are realised for all of our rural communities.

Refreshments will be provided.

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