Highland Council

Public Meeting: Brexit & Moray with Richard Lochhead & Michael Russell MSP

Richard Lochhead MSP will host a public meeting with the Cabinet Secretary for Government Business and Constitutional Relations, Michael Russell, on what Brexit will mean for people and businesses in Moray. Scottish Rural Action will also launch their report into how Brexit could affect rural areas.

HIE can help you go international!

This introductory programme is loaded with practical advice, including current Brexit considerations, and experts will work with you to develop a tailor-made Export Plan to help launch your business internationally.

Key areas covered include market analysis and entry, international finance, contracts and logistics, to ensure you lay the right foundations for exporting. 

How to Plant Trees on Your Farm

A practical day event exploring the benefits of planting and managing trees on your land, including the chance to have a go at planting. Includes:

  • Visit to Tulluch Tea croft (225) to look at planting trees and hedges for better land management
  • Visit to Migdale Woods to find out how to get more out of the trees you have
  • Hands-on planting demonstration
  • Funding information from Forestry Commission Scotland and the Woodland Trust Scotland

Wester Ross - Business Leaflet Exchange Advertising Tourism (BLEAT)

This event is an opportunity for everyone to get the most up to date leaflets from activity providers, menus from cafes and restaurants all on one day in one place. Providing good information to visitors encourages them to stay in the area longer and improves their customer experiences leading to better reviews. It’s a Win Win.

This is a ‘Leaflet Exchange’, based on the Round about Gairloch event of previous years but a wider reach to encompass Wester Ross. Remember visitors to the area move in both directions south to north or vice versa.

Highlands & Islands Ecosystem for rural mental health and active healthy ageing

Healthy Ageing Challenge Overview: the £98 million ‘healthy ageing programme’ will drive the development of new products and services which will help people to live in their homes for longer, tackle loneliness and isolation, and increase independence, self-management and wellbeing.

Hear about the programme and how to get involved. Registration from 10.30.

Online access will be available for participants who are unable to join in person on the day.

Introduction to Beekeeping

This beginner’s one day course is designed to provide an introduction to the world of honeybees & beekeeping. Beekeepers with little formal beekeeping experience may also benefit from this course. Tutors are available all day to answer questions.
Content: All the information required to understand the responsibilities of a beekeeper, and help you decide whether you want to keep bees.