Young People and Rural Transport

Scottish Rural Action is reaching out to young Scots to find out how the cost of travel affects them in their work, studies and personal lives.  Travel affects young people very differently in rural areas where public transport is often irregular, unreliable and expensive, compared to urban areas where young people can often choose between […]

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Where’s Wildlife in Ayrshire

Aisling Gribbin has been working for the Where’s Wildlife in Ayrshire project for the past year, during which the project has developed an excellent network of volunteer recorders across the Ayrshires.

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A Changing Landscape – Making the Most of our Natural Assets

Friday 26th January 2018 – Event starts 12.30 pm (light lunch available from 12 noon) Town Hall, St Johns Town of Dalry, DG7 3SW A key reason for reason for much of South West Scotland having been designated as the Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere is its long history of agriculture and forestry which […]

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Dumfriesshire East Community Benefit Group (DECBG)

SUP is working with communities in south Annandale and Eskdale who will receive Community Benefit Funds from both the Ewe Hill 6 and 16 Windfarms, built by Scottish Power Renewables (SPR) just above Langholm.  SUP’s role will be to provide the administration for the Ewe Hill 16 Fund and help the Trustees of DECBG decide […]

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South of Scotland Golden Eagle Project

The Eagles are coming….

The South of Scotland Golden Eagle Project (SSGEP) is an exciting, ambitious and collaborative project between land managers and conservationists working to increase the breeding population and range of golden eagles in the South of Scotland.

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Ride Scotland’s Horse Country

Ride Scotland’s Horse Country

Ride Scotland’s Horse Country kicked off on 11 December when Gowan Miller started work as Project Coordinator. Gowan is originally from Fife and has a background in agriculture, economics and sports. She will be based at Lindean Mill and will soon be getting out and about to meet with equestrian businesses across the Scottish Borders.

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