Edinburgh City Council

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.

Soil health: how to revolutionise your farm's profitability

A practical, informative meeting with Jo Scamell, Ground Level Nutrition on why soil health is crucial for optimum production of crops and livestock, how you can influence soil health to provide higher yields and healthier stock, looking at and beyond the chemical and the physical. Providing answers to your soil related questions. Free of charge to farmers and land managers and £40.00 plus VAT to others.

Dr Bryan Nelson Memorial Lecture

A first of its kind lecture is to be held in memory of the world’s leading expert on gannets, Dr Bryan Nelson MBE, who passed away in 2015.

As a tribute to Bryan, the Scottish Seabird Centre and RSPB Scotland are jointly hosting a memorial lecture which it is hoped will become an annual event. The first will be held on 6 October, 19:30, at Napier University (Craiglockhart Campus) in Edinburgh.  

Local energy systems in the UK – taking stock and looking forward

ClimateXChange and the University of Edinburgh are hosting this interdisciplinary event to bring together researchers, policymakers and practitioners to take stock of the current state of practice and knowledge of local energy systems in the UK, and look forward to the key challenges and opportunities for the future.

The event will address the following three questions: