New Board Members for SUP

Two new Directors were elected at the AGM on 28th June 2017.   Bridie Ashrowan is Chief Executive of the Broomhouse Centre and Enterprises, which is a community based organisation which serves Broomhouse while also bringing services to the south west of Edinburgh, and on some projects, the city of Edinburgh. Vintage Vibes, a partnership […]

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SUP’s 16th Annual General Meeting

The 16th SUP AGM took place at the Yarrow Feus Hall on 28th June 2017 and it was an interesting event with high attendance, excellent speakers and some useful discussion. Professor Sarah Skerratt  shared a wealth of information on policy relating to rural community development.  Her presentation is available  for those who would like to […]

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SUP Newsletter June 2017

The SUP AGM event takes place in the Yarrow Feus Hall on 28th June 2017. This year we are reviving the practice of inviting speakers to the event, and we have an excellent panel lined up. Professor Wayne Powell is CEO of SRUC and is currently seeking views on what the priorities should be for Scotland’s Rural College. Prof Powell was […]

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SUP Spring Newsletter 2017

As we approach the end of another financial year, we are pleased to report that the Partnership is currently thriving. Thanks to one particular individual supporter, we will end the year with a small surplus. The SUP Board is almost at full strength but we will have a vacancy at the AGM in June, so […]

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SUP Newsletter December 2016

It has been especially busy recently with two new projects getting started and a number of others moving forward. The Wild Film Festival now has Sid Ambrose as manager and the event is starting to take shape. Marketing work has been awarded to Mathew Shelley and the youth engagement work has started. It looks like this could […]

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SUP Newsletter Late Summer 2016

Recruitment is underway for the Wild Film Festival Manager and for the Where Wildlife in Ayrshire Project Officer. Both posts attracted lots of interest and interviews take place in the next week or two. We are looking forward to both projects getting started. Put the date in your diary –  The Wild Film Festival will […]

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SUP Newsletter Summer 2016

SUP AGM The AGM will be held at the Yarrow feus Community Hall on the 5th July. Please note the change of venue because there has been a delay in completion of the Gordon Arms Hotel. The Hall is just a mile from the Gordon Arms towards Selkirk. We will be joined this year by Sally Thomas […]

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SUP Newsletter Spring 2016

Below you will find a summary of what the Partnership delivered during 2015. Sometimes we are so busy that we forget to stop and take note of what we have done. 2015 was a productive year and it looks like 2016 will be the same. RURAL PARLIAMENT EVENTS Over the last few years SUP has […]

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SUP Newsletter Autumn 2015

Wildland, Nordic Walking, Energy Mapping and Climate Ready Biosphere. It has been a hectic few months at the SUP. While the financial climate remains harsh – we seem to be getting busier, with positive developments on a number of fronts. We hosted what we think was the first meeting of Wild Land stakeholders in Scotland. […]

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SUP Newsletter Summer 2015

FRESH FACES IN THE BIOSPHERE. We have some new staff for the Biosphere Project. Stephanie Miles has moved on and we have replaced her with a job-share between Emily Taylor and Wendy Fenton. Emily has been working with us on the Peatland Action project for some time. She and Wendy have previously worked with FWAG […]

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