Health and wellbeing

Proposals to end the need for food banks as a primary response to food insecurity have been published.

Views are being sought on the Scottish Government’s draft national plan, which is supported by food bank operators, including the Trussell Trust and Independent Food Aid Network.

Do you have an idea that will help young minds feel better and address inequality in Scotland?

Tiny Changes invest in new and existing projects and fund research and support innovation that will improve young people’s mental health.

Rural Health & Care Wales Conference 2021

The Rural Health and Care Wales 2021 Conference will be taking place both as an in-person event, and is also available online as a virtual Conference - so anyone with an interest in rural health, well-being and care will be able to attend.

The theme is "When Challenges lead to Change – improvements and innovation in Rural Health and Care” and sessions will cover topics such as:

Funding of £600,000 further supports the sustainable development of Scotland’s Blue Economy.

Scottish Government funding of over £600,000 is set to trigger the expansion of an innovative seaweed company.

Do you care where your food comes from? Share your ideas on what more can be done to create a future where all can enjoy locally produced food.

RSABI has announced the prize winners for their Virtual Great Glen Challenge event.

People across the country walked, cycled, ran and kayaked on Friday 27 August raising over £22,000 to help RSABI provide vital emotional, practical and financial support to people in Scottish agriculture.

New Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund launched.

The £15 million Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund aims to support adult community-based initiatives across Scotland.

Through the £2 million Island Communities Fund, 29 successful community groups and businesses across 23 islands have been awarded grants of up to £150,000 each.

Scotland’s answer to the New York Highline has been unveiled at Bowling Harbour in West Dunbartonshire with the transformation of a disused railway viaduct into a state-of-the-art linear park and walking, wheeling and cycling route at the western gateway to the Lowland canals.

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