Scottish Borders Council

Hemp Fibre and Co-Products: Advancing Crop Potential in Scotland & England

Supported by Scottish Enterprise and IBiolC and in collaboration with IndiNature and Elsoms Seeds, you will learn about the transformative potential of integrating hemp into your rotation.

Scottish Borders Climate Action Network for the Green Summit

Throughout the day, there will be a diverse range of engaging sessions lined up as well as plenty time for networking. There will be the opportunity to attend informative workshops, participate in interactive discussions, and gain valuable insights from others.

Agroforestry and farm woodlands: Managing your trees

Treeline is a family-run forestry business based on a Pentland hill farm near West Linton in the Scottish Borders, who provide woodland management and contracting services as well as supplying high quality woodfuel and forestry machinery.     

Join them or a farm walk (followed by hot soup) to hear from farmer-foresters Gavin and Nick Marshall on topics including: 

CGI and Scottish Borders Council Recruitment Event and Open Day

Step into a realm of innovation and transformation as CGI and Scottish Borders Council partner to pioneer the evolution of rural living. With CGI as the primary provider of end-to-end managed IT services until 2040, this collaboration marks an opportunity to be part of change that allows you to make a real impact.

 

Land Use and Agriculture Just Transition Community Workshop

Please join us in a community workshop and help us shape and inform our approach to the Land Use and Agriculture Just Transition. This in-person event will be held on Monday, 24th July, 2023 at Hawick Rugby ClubMansfield Road, Hawick, TD9 8AW.

Roxburghshire Monitor Farm - First meeting

The Monitor Farm Scotland initiative is funded by the Scottish Government and managed by Quality Meat Scotland and AHDB Cereals and Oilseeds.

Agriculture Bill Consultation - Scottish borders

The aim of this event is to gather initial views on the Scottish Government’s proposals outlined in the consultation, “Delivering our Vision for Scottish Agriculture, Proposals for a new Agriculture Bill”.

Crowdfund Scotland Workshop | Peebles

The Crowdfund Scotland team are running a workshop on Thursday 17th October in association with their partners at LEADER.

This will be an introductory session suitable for anyone who wants to find out more about this method of fundraising and the potential uses for local projects.

Topics to be covered:

  • What is crowdfunding?

  • Introducing Crowdfund Scotland

  • What are the benefits of crowdfunding?

  • What makes a good crowdfunding project?

  • Three steps to success

St John’s Base Energy Efficiency Solution
Name of organisation/business: 
Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue Team
Funding: 
Scottish Borders LEADER - £21,206.82

Working for Waders

Wading birds are in steep decline. If we don’t act now, iconic species like lapwings and curlews may vanish from our farms. Come and find out what you can do on your farm to help.

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