Rural Repopulation in the South – Addressing Barriers to Renewed Communities

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Date(s) - 01/03/2021
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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In this webinar our panel of speakers will discuss the issue of repopulation in the South of Scotland, focussing on areas such as affordable housing and employment opportunities. Hear how communities in the South are at the leading edge in responding to the need to revive our rural towns and villages.

We’ll also be joined by Murdo Mackay from West Harris Trust who will be sharing how the lack of young people on the estate ignited their plans to successfully tackle their own repopulation issues.

Our guest speakers include:

Murdo Mackay – Chair, West Harris Trust

Mike Staples – CEO, South of Scotland Community Housing

Prof. Russel Griggs – Chairman, South of Scotland Enterprise 

Dr. Calum MacLeod – Policy Director, Community Land Scotland

Jamie Little – Strategic Housing Investment, D&G Council

Vicky Davidson – Project Manager, Ettrick and Yarrow Community Development Company

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