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Oban has been confirmed as the location for the first ever Scottish Rural Parliament. The event will run for three days from 6th to 8th November and will see around 400 people gather in Oban. The themes and agenda for the event are still to be announced. Scottish Rural Action have identified the community-led Atlantis […]
Scottish Rural Action are holding a free event called ‘A Rural Parliament for Scotland’ at The Gathering on 19th February, from 12 noon to 1.15pm. The third sector event The Gathering is being held at the SECC in Glasgow on 19th and 20th February. It’s free to attend. Along with a bustling marketplace there are […]
Scotland was an active participant in the very first European Rural Parliament (ERP) taking place on 13th November in the European Parliament in Brussels, with six delegates attending. You can find out more in Historic meeting of Europe’s rural movements. Two videos from the event are now available on the European Rural Parliament website.
Around 100 people representing a wide range of rural sectors and interests got together in Edinburgh on 29th May for a seminar about the possibility of a Rural Parliament for Scotland. The event was a chance to hear from those involved in existing Rural Parliaments in other European countries, and to discuss what a Rural […]