Tags - Communities

Meet the Helping It Happen finalists: Working with Communities Award

Blog Post

25 Sep 2019

Our Helping It Happen Awards Ceremony & Dinner is just around the corner and we today we are taking a closer look at the finalists in the Working with Communities category, kindly sponsored by The...

Ridelines

HIH Case Study

11 Jul 2019

Ridelines was started in 2011 by Andy Weir. It was dreamt up as more of a lifestyle business to facilitate his love of mountain biking and to make a modest living for his family. Starting the business...

From wilderness to accessible community space

HIH Case Study

9 Jul 2019

How volunteer power is unlocking the landscape and history of Cullen

Castle Hill offers a stunning panoramic view of Cullen Bay and, in the past, it was a place which was enjoyed by local families...

Penicuik House & Café

HIH Case Study

8 Jul 2019

Penicuik House is one of the finest examples of a Neo Palladian Mansion in the UK and now lies in a magnificent and safe state of ruination. It was saved from demolition by the Clerk family, Penicuik...

STEM Activities for Young People in Rural Argyll

HIH Case Study

8 Jul 2019

ALIenergy deliver educational sessions in local schools and within the wider community to promote STEM education and careers opportunities in Mid Argyll and Kintyre. The delivery takes a joined-up...

Enterprising Rural Perthshire

HIH Case Study

8 Jul 2019

GrowBiz is a Perthshire-based charity, founded to provide community-based enterprise support by a group of local people in 2007. It has developed a unique model of relational support for rural...

Promoting sustainable energy and enabling affordable warmth for all

HIH Case Study

8 Jul 2019

ALIenergy is a regional energy agency and interface between communities, national organisations, government and European partners for Argyll and Bute. Working across the whole region, ALIenergy has...

All abilities path at Jahama

HIH Case Study

8 Jul 2019

Working in partnership with JAHAMA Highland Estates, Nevis Landscape Partnership identified the need for an all abilities path and bridge along Glen Nevis, at the foot of Ben Nevis, in Fort William.

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Bringing rural learning to life with The Princes Foundation at Dumfries House

HIH Case Study

7 Jul 2019

The Princes Foundation - The Education Team at Dumfries House, Ayrshire.

Bringing rural learning to life

Dumfries House estate was saved for the nation by The Prince of Wales in 2007 and is now used...

Estate and Mountain Bikers working together for community benefit in Aberdeenshire.

HIH Case Study

7 Jul 2019

After the launch of the 'Unauthorised Trail Guidance' document in 2018 Glen Tanar Estate engaged with Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland (DMBinS) to discuss some of the issues they had encountered...

Recording on farm species to help inform land management

HIH Case Study

7 Jul 2019

Whitmuir Estate is a small (176 ha) Estate in the Scottish Borders just outside Selkirk. We have a mixed farm with let grazing and in hand arable. Holiday lets make use of some of the buildings on the...

Saving Scotland's Red Squirrels

HIH Case Study

7 Jul 2019

The red squirrel is one of Scotland’s most loved animals and most of the UK population is found here, despite significant decline in recent decades. Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels (SSRS) was...