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Crofting Connections Phase 2 is funded by the Scottish Government, Heritage Lottery Fund and Highlands & Islands Enterprise. Office space in Inverness has been provided as an in-kind contribution by Scottish Natural Heritage, one of our funders from Crofting Connections Phase 1.

Scottish Government
Scottish Natural Heritage
HIE
Heritage Lottery Fund

Latest News
Films from the Crofting In Schools Gathering in Assynt
Posted: 10/12/2014

One of the highlights of Crofting Connections this year has been widening our work in secondary schools, starting with a gathering in Assynt in October 2014, with secondary pupils, teachers and crofters, supported by Crofting Connections and the Scottish Crofting Federation. Nearly a third of these pupils live on working crofts, some in community-owned crofting estates. Over half said they would like to work in their communities after finishing their studies.

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Northern school travels north
Posted: 09/07/2014

Kinlochbervie High School trips normally involve a trip south, west or east but rarely north.  Last month 11 S2-5 Crofting Connections pupils and 2 staff drove the 90 miles north to get the first of 3 ferries at Scrabster to take them to visit Whalsay Junior High School via Orkney and Shetland mainland.

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Crofting Connections is a Scottish Crofting Federation and Soil Association Scotland project.

Phase 2 was launched in January 2013 and will continue until December 2015.