Scottish Rural Action (SRA) have announced that this year, the fifth Scottish Rural and Islands Parliament (SRIP) will take place from the 1st to the 3rd of November in Fort William at the Nevis Centre. This year's main theme is 'village halls and community spaces'.
Projects designed to stimulate economic activity, boost tourism and improve community assets on Scotland’s islands will share £4.1 million in the latest round of funding from the Islands Programme.
Communities across Scotland are being asked to consider whether their local area could be designated as the country’s newest national park.
Individuals, groups or organisations considering making a proposal can now register early interest.
The Noss ferry has resumed service this season and NatureScot staff are looking forward to welcoming visitors back to the spectacular island, which is home to thousands of seabirds each summer.
Last summer both of NatureScot’s island reserves, Noss and the Isle of May, were closed to help protect seabirds from a devastating outbreak of avian flu.
People in seven communities across Scotland are celebrating after they were awarded grants to support a wide range of social enterprises in their local areas. Highland, Moray, Argyll & Bute, East Lothian, and North Ayrshire projects are all set to benefit.
A new evaluation estimates that a Scottish Government-funded research programme has contributed £680 million to Scotland’s economy by helping to create jobs and further education qualifications, save carbon emissions and reduce the impacts of animal diseases.
Paths For All have made going for a daily walk easy by sharing a whole month's worth of ideas to get outdoors and get moving this May.
Whether you're looking for some time to destress, a cheaper way to get from A to B, or a way to spend time with family and friends outdoors - a daily short walk could be just what you're looking for.