Highland Council

Rural Housing Scotland "Rural Futures, Rural Solutions" Conference 2024 – MacDonald Aviemore Resort

Rural Housing Scotland is a Scottish Charity which works to deliver sustainable rural development through community action and affordable housing development. They provide practical support and advice to guide communities who want to tackle their housing need. They also campaign for the government to deliver more affordable housing in rural Scotland and to recognise rural housing need. They provide expert knowledge, through decades of working with rural communities, to help shape policy and to amplify rural voices.

Integrated Land Use Conference 2024

The Integrated Land Use conference will take place 26 - 28 March 2024 in, and around Kingussie.

This year will be focussing on where we have come from and where we are going in terms of land management and use. What has changed and what has worked. Many aspects will be discussed like community, attitude/behaviour evolution, inclusivity, diversity, forestry, agriculture, wildlife and game management, energy, tourism and many more exciting topics.

Succession Planning: Building a Stronger Crofting Future

 Crofters and the wider community are invited to attend an informal drop-in session where Commission staff and support organisations will be on hand to offer support. The first session will be held on Monday 6th of November from 5-8pm in Lochinver Village Hall

Community Partnership Conference 2023

The conference is a joint venture between Highland Hospice, Highland Third Sector Interface and Connecting Carers, supporting the delivery of health and social care across the Highland region.

The purpose of the Conference is to promote partnership working across all sectors and to ask the third sector to:

Apple Days! Broadford Village Hall & Stromeferry & Achmore Village Hall

A celebration of apples! Come and learn all about varieties, growing, nurturing growth, grafting, pressing the list goes on!

There will be local growers and experts on hand to tell us all they know.

The first workshop will be at Broadford Village hall on Saturday 7th October and then it will be repeated at Achmore Village hall the following week on Saturday 14th October. Each session will run from 1pm to 4pm.

Collaboration at landscape scale: Farmer Clusters in Scotland

Are you intrigued by the potential of collaboration at landscape scale?

Join us for this exciting online discussion about our new report and its findings - “Collaboration at landscape scale: Farmer Clusters in Scotland Project Report”. 

We will delve into the key ingredients for a successful farmer cluster, the potential barriers and solutions and the opportunities for new clusters in Scotland.

We have some brilliant speakers lined up to explore the theme:

A Human Rights Bill for Scotland – Scottish Government Consultation Event, Inverness

This in-person event forms part of the Scottish Government’s consultation on proposals for a new Human Rights Bill. The purpose of this event is to allow people to learn about the Scottish Government’s proposals and to tell us what they think to help inform how the Bill is developed.

The Human Rights Bill

Land Use and Agriculture Just Transition Community Workshop - Fort William

Please join us in a community workshop and help us shape and inform our approach to the Land Use and Agriculture Just Transition.

Land Use and Agriculture Just Transition Community Workshop - Helmsdale

Please join us in a community workshop and help us shape and inform our approach to the Land Use and Agriculture Just Transition.

Scottish Rural and Islands Parliament

Scottish Rural Action are delighted to invite you to join them for this year’s Scottish Rural & Islands Parliament, a gathering that celebrates the diverse voices and unique challenges faced by rural and island communities.

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