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Industry News from Aug 2014

Two species recorded in East Lothian wood first

30/08/2014
Two species recorded in East Lothian wood first Two species of wildlife have been recorded for the first time at a wood in East Lothian. The comma butterfly and nuthatch were recorded by the Woodland Trust Scotland at Pressmennan Wood. Both species are un...

Police ‘best placed’ to tackle wildlife crime, says society

30/08/2014
Police ‘best placed’ to tackle wildlife crime, says society An increased police presence in rural areas would act as a deterrent to wildlife crime, the Law Society of Scotland has said. The organisation has responded to Scottish government co...

Amazing pictures catch moment humpback whale surfaces in Moray Firth

28/08/2014
Amazing pictures catch moment humpback whale surfaces in Moray Firth Marine mammal scientists from the Cetacean Research and Rescue Unit in Banffshire had the close encounter with a  humpback whale during a survey trip off the coast yesterday. The giant ...

Consultation on Wildlife Crime Investigative Powers for Inspectors in the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

25/08/2014
Consultation on Wildlife Crime Investigative Powers for Inspectors in the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals The purpose of this consultation is to seek views on an extension of the powers available to Scottish Society for the Preve...

New funds take marine litter campaign into classroom

25/08/2014
New funds take marine litter campaign into classroom The Scottish Government has launched Scotland’s first marine litter strategy. As part of the work to support education projects that enhance value and sustainable management, the Scottish Government...

Introduction to Developing your International Tourism Markets

14/08/2014
Introduction to Developing your International Tourism Markets Highlands and Islands Enterprise and Scottish Development International are hosting an introductory workshop designed specifically for wildlife and adventure tourism businesses in the Highlands...

Highland Leader Consultation

13/08/2014
Highland Leader Consultation The Highland LEADER Local Action Group (LAG) is developing a Local Development Strategy for the new LEADER Programme 2014-2020, which will determine the kinds of projects which can be supported through this funding during the ...

Think Business, Think Equality

13/08/2014
Think Business, Think Equality “Think Business, Think Equality” is a pilot project offering free, confidential support to SMEs in Scotland. The project is currently recruiting businesses to trial some new online tools, designed specifically for SMEs t...

Business Gateway Courses/Workshops

13/08/2014
Business Gateway Courses/Workshops Business Gateway is running the following courses in Inverness, Fort William and Isle of Skye. The courses are FREE. For further information or to book a place, please contact 01463 713 889 or e-mail Business Gateway by ...

Funding Opportunities

13/08/2014
Funding Opportunities Below are a list of funding opportunities available, please take a look and see if there is any of interest to your company. Funding for social entrepreneurs Firstport, which supports new and emerging social entrepreneurs across Scot...