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We want to hear from YOU about Covid-19

We have released a survey to gauge your perception of the current Covid-19 situation and how you have been impacted.

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2019 Ideas Festival highlights

The second Rural Youth Project Ideas Festival was held at Wiston Lodge, Lanarkshire, which gathered 50 rural young people together to share ideas, network, develop new skills and discuss how to make life better for themselves and their peers.

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Think Different

Fifteen Scottish Enterprise Rural Leaders and five Rural Youth Project delegates were challenged to “think different” on the urban/rural divide on a learning journey to the Netherlands.

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Survey Overview

The results of the 2018 Rural Youth Project survey show that 72% of young people living in rural locations feel optimistic about their future despite the challenges of transport, access to services, employment and connectivity.

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Minister Supports Rural Youth Project

Scottish Government's Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment Mairi Gougeon lives in rural Angus and is passionate about supporting young people in rural communities and the Rural Youth Project.

Rural Youth Project

The Rural Youth Project is an international grassroots movement for positive change to empower young people (18 to 28 years of age) to develop their leadership, enterprise & activism skills, to play an integral part in making rural places attractive and viable for young people to build their lives and their futures there.

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As part of the Rural Youth Project, we will follow the lives of 15 young people to tell their story.

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The Rural Youth Project podcast is produced by Jez Fredenburgh for Jane Craigie Marketing.

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Learn

Learn

The survey explores many aspects of young people’s lives, view the findings.

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