Tag Archives: Rural

Do Rural and Urban Scotland need each other?

At the end of June 2015, various invited delegates met up at the Stirling Court Hotel on the University of Stirling campus to discuss the topic: “Do Rural and Urban Scotland need each other”? The event was organised by the … Continue reading

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Lampeter Food Festival

As I noted in my last post, I was based down in Wales for personal reasons for much of July. It did however allow me to return to Lampeter, the small West Walian town where I spent almost four years … Continue reading

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Towns, Rural Scotland and Vulnerability

SAC’s two yearly Rural Scotland in Focus reports are intended to provide a “fast track” to evidence and commentary on rural Scotland and how it is changing. The 2012 edition has just been released and can be downloaded from here  … Continue reading

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