Youth

Young people will have a key role in supporting sustainable populations in rural and island regions.  

A wide-ranging plan to strengthen communities facing population decline, including funding for local-led research, initiatives, and community support has been published.

A survey has been launched by the Scottish Women's Convention (SWC) to find out more about people’s experiences of childcare in Scotland, and in particular what you would like to see change within the sector.

The Scottish Women's Convention (SWC) is funded by Scottish Government through its Equality & Human Rights fund delivered by Inspiring Scotland.

Young people with a passion for climate and nature are being asked to come forward and help transform Scotland’s first National Park into a thriving, sustainable place for future generations.

Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards are back for 2024 after a wonderful celebration in 2023. And this year four key areas form the focus of the prestigious Scotland’s Finest Woods Awards – climate, community, forestry and farming.

As the energy agency for Argyll and Bute, ALIenergy works across multiple project areas to promote the sustainable use of energy.

Lanarkshire Community Led Local Development (CLLD) are taking a new approach to support rural communities by working in partnership with the Rebel Business School to support those looking to start a new business. 

In the words of Rebal Base School:

What is the Rebel Business School?

Young carers are being urged to get the financial support they are entitled to.  Social Security Scotland is encouraging eligible people to apply for the £359.65 Young Carer Grant.

The Richard Huxtable Award has this year been awarded jointly to a number of young people who have gone the extra mile to support RSABI over the past year. 

Anyone who has been involved with agriculture for up to five years could now get £500 towards the cost of training from the Scottish Government’s Next Generation fund.

Managed by Lantra Scotland, the fund is open to both men and women, including students and those already in full-time or part-time work, regardless of age.

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