Scottish Rural Action: Survey Round 2

Scottish Rural Action are running an ongoing survey to better understand response and recovery in rural communities across Scotland. Round 1 of the “Rural Communities Survey on COVID-19 – Response and Recovery” was undertaken in May 2020, and the findings have now been published as a report. Read our summary, or click here to read the Read more…

Access and Progression Routes Survey

Discussion at the latest Rural SEN meeting highlighted the importance of social enterprises to provide access and progression routes for young people, especially in light of the unemployment and youth unemployment challenges that are being projected as a result of Covid-19. The provision of local access and progression routes are vital to give young people Read more…

Scottish Rural Action: Round 1 Report

Rural Communities Survey on COVID-19 – Response and Recovery Round 1 – May 2020 Report on the first round of SRA’s survey designed to provide a whole community view on response and recovery from rural Scotland. Further rounds are planned in June and July to map changes as Scotland moves out of lockdown. Key message Read more…

Senscot Reopening Sessions

With the news that Scotland’s tourism businesses can reopen on 15th July, many social enterprises are seeking guidance and clarification to assist them in planning for reopening. Senscot will be running a series of sessions, with partners, over the coming weeks and months to advise on re-opening, as and when appropriate. Sessions begin this week on Read more…

South Islay Development

South Islay Development Covid Response Since the end of March 2020, the role of South Islay Development has been entirely diverted into coordinating the day to day response to the COVID-19 pandemic on the Isle of Islay in the southern Hebrides. Prior to COVID-19, South Islay Development’s (SID) focus of work was delivering community benefit in Read more…