Edinburgh City Council

Nature of Scotland Awards 2017

Recognising excellence, innovation and outstanding achievement in Scottish nature conservation, join 300 members of the conservation community on Thursday 23November to celebrate nature’s heroes at a black-tie presentation dinner hosted by ecologist, natural history television presenter and writer Mike Dilger and BBC TV and radio presenter Euan McIlwraith.

A Culture Strategy for Scotland – Edinburgh’s Culture Conversation

The Scottish Government is developing a Culture Strategy for Scotland. They're holding events in different parts of the country to encourage anyone who has an interest in a strategy to engage with them and contribute to #scotlandscultureconversation. They want to hear your views and ideas about culture in Scotland, and the direction it should take, as well as the main challenges and issues you think the strategy should seek to address.

In Focus: Full Cost Recovery (Edinburgh)

Are you confused about Full Cost Recovery? Does this impact on how you budget for projects? This session looking at Full Cost Recovery (FCR) for grant-funded projects and organisations in the heritage sector is designed to help. The aim is to introduce the principles of FCR, how it can be applied fairly, simply and the associated challenges of implementing FCR in the real world.

The training session is aimed at organisations that have some experience of FCR and those that have none at all. This will allow sharing of experiences.

Business Solutions & Social Impact Reporting for Sports Organisations - Edinburgh

Business Solutions and Social Impact Reporting for Sports Organisations - a full day event with 2 workshops. Free to attend - choose one or come for the full day!

9.45am arrival for a 10am start

10am - 12.30pm - Part 1 - Business Solutions

Are you involved with running a sports organisation in Scotland and looking for ways to diversify your revenue streams, build more business-like solutions and potentially attract social investment to deliver your ambitions? Then this workshop is for you.

LEADER information session at Royal Highland Show

Members from across the LEADER community are holding an information session during the Royal Highland Show.

Representation from across the 21 Local Action Groups as well as previous beneficiaries will be on hand to discuss how to access the substantial funding pot for rural Scotland. LEADER provides funding opportunities for farmers and a wide range of rural businesses.

Helping it Happen Awards Night

An awards night will be held in Edinburgh on May 30, 2017, which follows Scottish Land & Estates’ Annual Spring Conference being held at the Assembly Rooms on the same day.

These new awards – which are sponsored by The MacRobert Trust - are being held at the Principal Hotel Edinburgh, George Street, 7.30pm for 8pm.

Scottish Land & Estates' Spring Conference

The 2017 Scottish Land & Estates' Spring conference has the theme 'Rural Investment: Hopes and Fears for a New Era'.

 The event will provide an opportunity to reflect on what the future might hold for rural businesses. Speakers, who will include high profile politicians, policy decision makers, and rural business owners, will, in a mixture of talks and discussion:

Driving Innovation in Scottish Agri-Food

Agrimetrics invites you to “Driving Innovation in Scottish Agri-Food”.

Come along to hear the latest developments in Scottish agri-food innovation, meet the new Agri-Tech centres, learn who the knowledge providers are and understand what support there is for innovation.

Move to a new purpose-built bakery
Name of organisation/business: 
Breadwinner Bakery
Food Processing, Marketing and Cooperation scheme: £19,650

2016 Biodiversity Science Conference - Connecting People and Environment

The relationships between people and the environment are central to both driving and addressing the major current threats to biodiversity. There is growing concern that many people are becoming increasingly disconnected from their environment.

Conserving biodiversity, and sustainably managing our environment, needs an understanding of how people interact with the environment to produce the benefits that they receive and to find ways to overcome barriers to sustainably managing the land.