Newsletter Archive

Rural Network News | Issue 279

Issue 279: 24th April

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Discussion group at Scottish Borders regional event

Rural Network News | Issue 278 | SAF deadline extended

Issue 278 | 17th April

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sheep on road with farmer

In this week's newsletter you can find out about the deadline extension for submitting the Single Application Form, a Scottish Government video presentation on the new Scottish Rural Development Programme and how your area can put itself forward to host the next Scottish Rural Parliament.

Rural Network News | Issue 277

Issue 277: 2nd April

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It's a fairly short newsletter this week because of the Easter weekend, and we have an emphasis on farming news with the latest SRDP funding schemes to be launched, mixed news on farm incomes and the appointment of a tenant farming advisor. If you're having an Easter break, enjoy yourself!

Rural Network News | Issue 276

Issue 276: 27th March

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Audience at Young Crofters 20:20

In this week's newsletter you can find out about the recent Young Crofters 20:20 event which brought together young people involved in, and interested in, crofting. We've also got information on some current rural vacancies, the launch of the dairy action plan and a Land Fund boost for two communities.

Rural Network News | Issue 275

Issue 275 : 20th March

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Isle of Harris Mountain Festival raft race

In this week's newsletter we have news on the Outer Hebrides LEADER seeking new members for their 2014-2020 programme, a gathering of young crofters in Assynt and the submission deadline for the Single Application Form. You can also find out about a wide range of events - from a mountain biking festival in Comrie to a course teaching you to make your very own wooden spoon!

Rural Network News | Issue 274 | Rural Parliament film now online

Issue 274: 13th March

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Screenshot of Rural Parliament video

In this week's newsletter find out about a short film from the Scottish Rural Parliament, who took home prizes at this year's Land-based and Aquaculture Learner of the Year Awards and get information on two great project visits to community facilities organised by the Rural Direct project.

Rural Network News | Issue 273

Issue 273: 6th March

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Chained gate

In this week's newsletter you can find out about two free Project Visits from Rural Direct, SSE's new Resilient Communities Fund and a review of the way farm crimes are prosecuted.

Rural Network News | Issue 272 | Rural networking project visits

Issue 272: 27th February

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Rural Direct logo

From 2010 to 2013, the Rural Network ran a series of very successful Project Visits, offering networking and learning opportunities for rural community organisations and businesses. SCVO's Rural Direct service has revived the idea and we look forward to hearing about the fresh inspirations,innovations and connections that come out of them.

Rural Network News | Issue 271 | New European networking opportunities

Issue 271: 20th February

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ENRD banner

The European Network for Rural Development is getting back into gear as Europe's new Rural Development Programmes get underway, and they are increasing their use of social media like LinkedIn to get their message across and connect rural development professionals across Europe. We'll keep you up to date with developments in the ENRD and our sister networks.

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