Rural services

Approaches to Long-Term Sustainability of Rhododendron Control

Approaches to Long-Term Sustainability of Rhododendron Control 
CWA are delighted to invite you to our next virtual session on Rhododendron Control.  

We will be joined by Gordon Gray Stephens, Rob Dewar and Grant Holroyd who all have significant experience in managing this invasive species. 

The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs, Land Reform and Islands today announced the reappointment of John Connelly, Malcolm Currie, Denise Penny and Sue Stahly as Independent Members of the Scottish Agricultural Wages Board.

Tourism & Renewables Conference

What role does the Highlands have to play on the path to green energy? How will these efforts impact tourism in the region? What opportunities will there be for the local communities and destinations? How can brand Highlands, with a bold vision, bind the two sectors for the greater good of the Highlands - economically socially and environmentally?

Go Falkland

GO Falkland brings together vital voices and organisations in Regenerative Farming and Forestry at Falkland Estate, Falkland, Fife. It aims to generate awareness, engagement and agency in people and organisations across Regenerative Land Use in Scotland. Led by farmers and those who work the land, we are here to co-design and work together towards a healthier and fairer future in Scotland’s food and farming systems.

Police Scotland, National Rural & Acquisitive Crime Unit (NRACU) have issued a warning about the impacts of Livestock attacks and worrying.

Livestock attacks and worrying is the phrase used when a dog attacks or worries livestock animals in rural and farmland areas.

A Scottish Government-backed deep-water terminal which will support future renewable energy developments and cruise ship opportunities on the Western Isles has been officially handed over to operators by Deputy First Minister Shona Robison. 

Moy Country Fair

Moy Country Fair offers a diversity of entertainments and activities for all of the family! The emphasis is on field sports activities with competitions in fly casting, gun dog handling and clay pigeon shooting. See our What's on page to find out more. 

Deer management targets to protect and restore nature in key areas of Scotland have been met, thanks to long-term collaborative efforts from estates.

This winter, landowners and managers have been working hard to make progress in two areas where control agreements are in place – North Ross in the west and Caenlochan in the east.

More than one million faster broadband connections have been delivered to homes and businesses across Scotland, backed by £1 billion of publicly-driven investment.