We work in partnership with other organisations to run campaigns, calling for decision-makers to take specific action on issues relating to rural and island development, sustainability and participation. Some of these are detailed below.

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Agriculture and Rural Communities

We are working on responses to the Agriculture and Rural Communities Bill.

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Community Spaces and Village Halls

Recognising the importance of community spaces and village halls in rural and island Scotland, we are raising awareness of them and campaigning on the specific support they need.

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Rural and Island Youth Participation

We held the first ever Scottish Rural and Islands Youth Parliament in Fort William in 2023.

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Energy development and its use affects us all, and in rural and island Scotland we host much of the energy potential for the nation.

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Fuel Poverty

There are higher rates of fuel poverty and extreme fuel poverty levels in rural areas, when compared to the rest of Scotland. We want to ensure a better deal for rural and island residents.

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We are campaigning for land reform in rural and island Scotland