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10/10/2017
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Rural reflections on World Mental Health Day

Today is World Mental Health Day, and this once taboo subject is now becoming a normal topic of conversation, as it should. We know that one in four Scots face mental health problems at some point in their life and recent research by Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) has shown that isolation and stigma can be
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31/03/2017
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Stiff challenges and real opportunities – an update from our Chairman

We are now firmly into the new year with spring finally revealing itself, and we have a very interesting year ahead of us. It is going to be an extraordinarily testing one as we adapt to these ever-changing and uncertain times. On a global perspective, we are going to have to figure out how our
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19/01/2017
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2016 in review and a look ahead to 2017

Looking back… On behalf of everyone at Scottish Land & Estates I would like to wish you a very Happy New Year! The past year has seen a number of significant events and changes which will impact on landownership and land management in Scotland, and looking at our calendar for the year ahead, I’m sure
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09/08/2016
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Some more thoughts on Brexit

Following on from our first “Some thoughts on Brexit” blog last week from Anne Gray, we now hear from Chris Savage, Factor for Cassillis Estate, on what Brexit means to rural Scotland and the questions that need to be answered: I think we can all agree that we live in a modern, progressive, democratic society?
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03/08/2016
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Some thoughts on Brexit

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This blog is entitled “Some thoughts on Brexit” because, as of yet, the political landscape around this momentous decision is still pretty unclear. It is apparent though, through speaking informally to members, colleagues, political representatives and others over the last few weeks, that while there are challenges, there are also opportunities. The biggest opportunity perhaps
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12/05/2016
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Modern Landownership in Scotland – The Future Challenges

On the 25th May this year we will hold our Spring Conference. This is a flagship event for us and following the recent passage of the Land Reform Act and the election of a new parliament it is a useful opportunity to reflect on the recent land reform process and to think about where we
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