Angus Council

Rural Enterprise Event

Three presentations followed by discussion, questions and networking

Social media for tourism - a beginner's guide

During this session the delegates will be introduced to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Google Plus. Examples of tourism businesses successfully using these platforms will be shared.

Content will cover the basic functionality of each platform, the audience demographic, advertising and analytics features that are beneficial to tourism businesses.

Listening to your visitors and managing feedback

Listening to your customers, directly and indirectly, has never been easier!  This masterclass aims to provide you with the most effective & up-to-date methods of gathering feedback & most importantly, how to use feedback within the business.

Digital technologies for tourism

The workshop will cover a broad range of topics, from the latest social media platforms to the importance of good online design as well as the increasing availability of customer data.

Topics include:

DD8 Music
Name of organisation/business: 
DD8 Music
Rural Tayside LEADER 2007-13: £31,333

Farming Scotland Conference

A half day conference including lunch, featuring a range of speakers from different organisations, all of whom will provide their views as they relate to agriculture in Scotland.

Rob Clayton, Strategy Director (Potatoes), AHDB - Growing potatoes in an island nation.

Trudi Sharp, Deputy Director for Agriculture and Rural Development, Scottish Government - Scottish Agriculture Policy - current and future issues.

Marion MacCormick, Meat Buying Director, Aldi Stores - Local sourcing and Scottish consumer expectations.

Rural crime prevention meeting

Police Scotland is holding a rural crime prevention meeting at Menmuir Village Hall, Brechin at 7pm on Thursday 8 December.

All farmers and members of the rural community in the Brechin area are invited to come along, where Special Constable Ricky Martin will be providing advice and information on a variety of issues. 

These will include:

  • Property Marking 
  • Property Security
  • Fuel Security
  • Animal Security
  • Machine Security 
  • Hare Coursing 
  • Suspicious vehicles
Arbikie Distillery
Name of organisation/business: 
Arbikie Distillery
£263,233 from Food Processing, Marketing and Cooperation scheme

Scottish Rural Parliament 2016

The Scottish Rural Parliament brings together 400 people from across rural Scotland to discuss the issues of greatest importance to rural communities.

Participants will be agreeing a Manifesto for rural Scotland and deciding what actions need to be taken and by who, to ensure our rural communities are empowered, connected and sustainable.

Rural Manifesto event - Edzell

Take part in one of the Scottish Rural Parliament's Rural Manifesto 2016 events and fill in the blank pages together with all of rural Scotland!

The Manifesto will be a statement of collective ambitions and the actions that are needed to ensure these ambitions are realised for all of our rural communities.

Refreshments will be provided.