An islands researcher is looking to hear from people who used to live on a Scottish island and who have other long term island connections. Kirsten Gow, herself based on the Isle of Jura, has developed a survey in a bid to understand how people stay connected to island life whilst living elsewhere, and what part islanders who live off-island could play a part in the future of island life.
The Just Transition Fund (JTF) is a £500 million ten-year commitment that will support projects in the North East and Moray which contribute towards the region’s transition to net zero.
A proposal endorsed by Parliament for a bespoke rural visa pilot scheme for Scotland has been published.
This community-driven and employer-based migration proposal has been jointly developed by the Scottish Government, local authorities and key representatives from employers and partners based within remote and rural communities.
This week the 'National Islands Plan: implementation route map 2022' was published. It details how the Scottish Government will deliver their priorities over the lifetime of the National Islands Plan.
As part of the Scottish Government’s consultation process to develop a new Agriculture Bill an online thematic workshop to address 'Delivering the Agricultural Vision' will take place on the 29 September (19:00-21:00).
The aim of this event is to gather initial views on the Scottish Government’s proposed “Future Agriculture Support Framework”, outlined in the consultation, Delivering our Vision for Scottish Agriculture, Proposals for a new Agriculture Bill.