Rural services

Check out the latest rural job opportunities in Scotland.

Loch Lomond and The Trossachs Countryside Trust - Health Walk Coordinator

SRITC Open Cafe & Chat

With no fixed agenda and no presentations, the SRITC Open Cafes are an opportunity to just turn up and chat about whatever rural mobility issues and ideas are on your mind.

From a social standpoint, the cafes are a chance to catch up with old friends and make some new ones as well.

Some of Scotland’s longest standing vacant and derelict sites will be transformed into affordable housing, community gardens and places of enterprise and learning by awards from a £50 million programme, with applications now being accepted for future projects.

AgriScot Scottish Arable Farm of the Year Award applications are now open, with a deadline for submission of 20th June 2022.

Applications are now invited for a fund to support Scottish food and drink suppliers and producers to invest in future growth as part of the Food Processing, Marketing and Cooperation Grant Scheme (FPMC).

The Scottish NEFERTITI Hub is organising a free on-farm demonstration titled ‘What do we mean by Climate Positive Farming?’ at Glensaugh Farm, near Fettercairn on Tuesday 17th May 2022, 12pm-4:30pm.

A new service is to be established to offer vital advice and urgent practical support to Ukrainian seasonal horticultural workers in Scotland.

Ukrainian workers play a key role in soft fruit and vegetable production in Scotland, but due to the invasion of Ukraine by Russia they are facing a range of concerns about their work, their homes, and their futures.

Farmers, crofters and agricultural contractors will be able to apply for Sustainable Agriculture Capital Grant Scheme from 26th April, which will offer funding for equipment with a recognised evidence base to protect the water environment and reduce the agricultural impact on climate change and air qu