Thursday, 17 February 2011

England - Farming in the Uplands - Select Committee Report

Although this report only relates directly to England, there are many issues that are relevant to Scotland and the other parts of the UK.  I recommend it to anyone with an interest in the future of the Uplands.  Many of the recommendations tie in closely with the findings coming out of the Forum's Upland Solutions Project.

More details and links are available from The Heather Trust's Blog.

Saturday, 5 February 2011

UHI Millennium Institute becomes the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

The University of the Highlands and Islands comprises 13 colleges, specialist institutions and research centres spread across the area. It uses information technologies to link together students and staff to bring access to higher education to dispersed communities.  More information.