Highland Council

Status of Young Women in Scotland: a presentation-consultation event in Highland

This event from YMCA Scotland - Young Women's Movement will be hosted by David Bryan, Hub Manager at Social Enterprise Manager, H&I and supported by Youth Highland.

They are interested in hearing your positive ideas for supporting the leadership of young women in Scotland in the drive for gender equality.

In their presentation-consultation session, they'd like to share findings of their recent research into the status of young women in Scotland, raise questions and hear your ideas about what they can do to strengthen gender equality over the next twenty years.

SOIL: Knowing what you've got it and making it work for you, Tain

A practical informative meeting with James Bretherton, Agscope, looking at the most vital asset on your farm SOIL.

Discussing soil analysis, physical soil assessment, what appropriate remedial action to take & answering your soil related questions.

The event includes a Bring Your Own soil & soil analysis hands-on session.

Booking is required, so lunch and packs can be provided. Booking form here.

Second Highland Haggis Festival

A two day Festival over the weekend of the 16th to 17th April 2016.

Venues include the local village halls, Nevis Range ski centre, local restaurants and the village primary school.

Dornoch Hogmanay celebrations

Say farewell to 2015 and welcome in 2016 in style with Dornoch's Hogmanay celebrations! There are events throughout the day and night from 31 December until 2 January.

Thursday 31 December

Candle Making workshop, A 'moment's calm' in the Cathedral, five-course dinner with champagne and canapés at the Castle hotel, two amazing ceilidhs to choose from and of course, the main event, the Hogmanay Street Party!

Environmental Co-operation Action Fund - Workshop Events

The Scottish Government is hosting a series of workshops to discuss the Environmental Co-operation Action Fund and to answer questions about the scheme. This will include general queries and, for those thinking about applying, questions on eligibility, priorities, and project proposals with a view to encouraging high quality applications.

The Environmental Co-operation Action Fund is a new £10 million scheme within the 2014-20 Scottish Rural Development Programme. The first application round opened on 6 October 2015 and will close on 15 January 2016.

The Future of Scottish Farming - Inverness

Join Nourish Scotland to reflect on, discuss and influence the future of farming in Scotland.

This summer the Scottish Government produced a discussion document setting out their vision for the future of farming in Scotland.

This event is a chance for you to add your ideas and share your perspectives on the direction agriculture should be going.