Tags - Rural Business

A visit to the Tree Top Trials at Craufurdland Castle

Blog Post

6 Oct 2020

CraufurdlandIn this short blog, find out about our Clydeside Regional Support Officer Liza Moran's visit to Craufurdland Castle's Tree Top Trials.

Tree top trialThis weekend past, I took the family out to visit SLE member...

90 year old great gran & 21 year old student among winners of Scottish Helping It Happen Awards


30 Sep 2020

90 year old Margaret Payne who won the nation’s hearts when she scaled the equivalent of Suilven on her stairs, climbing 282 times over 10 weeks and raising £430K for charity, has been named Highland...

Hammer blow to Scottish tourism from new Covid rules


24 Sep 2020

Scottish tourism has been dealt another huge blow after the Scottish Government back tracked this morning and said families and friends from two households CAN’T stay in the same self-catering...

My Drummuir Project

Blog Post

2 Sep 2020

James HuntBothanna Cabins are designers and makers of ethical off grid cabins and urban workspaces, offering both full bespoke design and build service as well as a range of pre designed, modular, mobile and...

Finalists announced for Helping It Happen Awards 2020


31 Aug 2020

Twelve awards recognising rural Scotland including community champion honours


The finalists for the Helping It Happen Awards 2020 have been announced, with nominations for those who have...

SLE welcomes measures that can boost recovery in rural Scotland


8 Jul 2020

A cut in hospitality and tourism VAT are among the measures Scottish Land & Estates welcomes in delivering a recovery boost to rural Scotland.

Mark Tennant, chairman of Scottish Land & Estates...

New Vice-Chairs complete SLE top team


2 Jul 2020

Scottish Land & Estates (SLE), the rural business membership organisation has appointed two new Vice-Chairs to complete their top team.

Dee Ward, who built up and sold an office water cooler...

SLE responds to Westminster Scottish Affairs Committee on coronavirus impact


24 Jun 2020

In its written response to the UK Parliament’s Scottish Affairs Committee on the impact of coronavirus on Scotland, Scottish Land & Estates, the rural business membership organisation, has said that...

Statement on Economic Recovery Report


23 Jun 2020

Commenting on the report of the Advisory Group on Economic Recovery – ‘Towards a Robust, Resilient Wellbeing Economy for Scotland’, Sarah-Jane Laing, Chief Executive of Scottish Land & Estates said:


Progress made on short-term clarity for Scotland’s farming sector


19 Jun 2020

Scotland’s farming sector welcomes the security provided by this short-term Bill but remain keen to advance discussions on a longer-term solution to develop a resilient, efficient and thriving sector...

Rural Scotland ready to get going ahead of anticipated tourism restart


10 Jun 2020

Rural tourism and hospitality businesses are primed to assist Scotland’s economic recovery if reopening goes ahead next month.

Scottish Land & Estates has welcomed today’s statement from Rural...

Covid-19 community champions urged to enter national awards


8 Jun 2020

People and businesses in rural Scotland who have gone the extra mile to help their community during lockdown or those who have changed their business to deliver a local service are being urged to...