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Community and cultural development

New venture to safeguard Unst Partnership’s future

Britain's most northerly community is to become the first to benefit from acquiring a publicly owned asset from Highlands and Islands Ent...

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New young people survey underway

A major new survey is underway to track the changing attitudes and aspirations of young people in relation to the Highlands and Islands....

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Study into rural banking

People in 14 communities across the Highlands and Islands are being asked to take part in an online survey on rural banking services....

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New National Lottery scheme to make the Outer Hebrides a Great Place

The Outer Hebrides is celebrating an injection of £200,000 to help shape its future development thanks to a National Lottery scheme which...

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Ulva Ferry Project recognised in national awards

A project to create affordable family housing and increase the school roll in a remote rural community in Argyll has won the housing cate...

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Harris centre opens

November 17th saw the official opening of the West Harris Trust’s flagship project, Talla na Mara. The new community enterprise centre h...

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Summit on transnational collaborative projects

Representatives from more than 20 organisations across Scotland gathered at the Crichton Campus in Dumfries in October to discuss transna...

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Entrepreneurship opportunity launched to celebrate the Year of Young People 2018

Have you got a bright idea for a social enterprise or a business that will benefit the community? Or, are you in the early stages of star...

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£1 million for Rothesay Pavilion

More than £1 million of European funding for the restoration of Rothesay Pavilion will help create new jobs, Economy Secretary Keith Brow...

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Report highlights importance of housing to regional development

HIE has published a new report into housing provision in the region.

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New employee to help drive culture in Moray

A co-ordinator has been appointed to help strengthen creative development in Moray’s communities.

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Celebrating the contribution communities make to Scotland

Over 250 community leaders from across Scotland will meet in Aviemore today and tomorrow (21-22 September) at a national conference to lo...

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Field Studies Centre strengthens base on Cumbrae

One of the biggest employers on the island of Cumbrae has strengthened its capacity for growth.

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Step closer for innovative energy system on Fair Isle

Plans to have power 24 hours a day on Fair Isle are one step closer with the completion of the funding package.

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New ReStore building opens in South Uist

A new carbon neutral sustainable facility has been opened by South Uist learning centre, Cothrom, for its furniture recycling and trainin...

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Community groups share experience

Over 40 employees and board members from 26 community development organisations across the Highlands and Islands gathered in Inverness la...

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Stòras Uibhist – a decade of community ownership

Residents on the Hebridean islands of South Uist, Eriskay and Benbecula, who marked a decade of running their own estate in April, have u...

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Coigach turbine pays off

A £1.8 million ambitious and complex project to install a community wind turbine in a remote part of Wester Ross is starting to pay off. ...

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