Our rural communities are innovative, resilient and making a huge difference for themselves. The Rural Innovators Award is for a project, person or organisation which is improving life in rural communities by tackling one of our key topics. The more innovative the project, the better!
Meet our winners!
All of our amazing Rural Innovators Awards winners 2015-16 at the Scottish Rural Parliament on Thursday 6th October 2016.
Our full list of winners in each category were as follows:
Business: Buth Bharraigh Ltd (Isle of Barra)
Climate Change: Cosy Homes East Sutherland Scheme
Angus: The Food Life
Community Council: Sleat Community Council (Isle of Skye)
Young People: Dynamic Dance (Shetland)
Health & Social Care: Inspired by Autism (Dunoon & Cowal)
Housing: Ulva Ferry (Isle of Mull)
Communication: Lothian Broadband Networks Ltd
Land: Oban Communities Trust- The Rockfield Centre
Food & Drink: Mull & Iona Food Trail
Transport & Infrastructure: Mull & Iona Sustainable Transport
As well as receiving certificates for their projects, almost all of the winners were able to present their projects to delegates the Scottish Rural Parliament event, showing others how innovative and inspiring their projects can be. Details of all projects will be added soon