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The Prince’s Countryside Fund announces £725,000 of new funding available for vital rural initiatives  Pressure on our rural communities and people living and working in our countryside continues to mount. Farm businesses are struggling from a major downturn in the price of milk, lamb and cereals, our village shops, pubs and services continue to disappear […]

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A full-time post to take forward the expansion and development of organic livestock production for Falkland Rural Enterprises Limited, in conjunction with other farming activities. The successful candidate will manage all aspects of cattle husbandry operations, maintain accurate records, develop the genetic potential of the herd and liaise with the Land Manager to improve efficiency […]

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Falkland Stewardship Trust was featured in a Countryside Matters supplement for the Daily Telegraph in association with the Princes Countryside Fund. The PCF is a funder of the Living Lomonds Landscape Partnership rural skills training programme which offers a range of apprenticeships and other learning opportunities to young people.

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The Centre for Stewardship in Falkland are looking for a part time Coordinator to manage an exciting new project called WoodWorks. WoodWorks is a new partnership formed to design and develop a course for enterprising and creative young people (16-25 years) who are inspired to learn and work with wood or with woodlands. Our aim is […]

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http://www.scotsman.com/news/comment-apprenticeships-must-include-the-vulnerable-1-3780329 INCLUSIVE approach is vital to early training, writes Stuart Jacob This week presents an ideal opportunity to raise awareness of the benefits of a Modern Apprenticeship for both employers and young people, as well as highlighting the merit in considering those with additional support needs (ASN) as candidates for such positions. In February the […]

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Dynamic individual required to take forward ACT Argyll. Skills and Contract Manager post available. For more details, follow the link: http://www.act-now.org.uk/en/our-teams Press Release on ACT Argyll:  ACT Argyll is Go! A new partnership between Dunbritton Housing Association, West Highland Housing Association and Argyll and the Isles Coast and Countryside Trust has secured the funding support needed […]

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As part of its campaign to support Britain’s bees, Friends of the Earth has created the Great British Bee Count app to collect data on the nation’s bee population. This year’s count begins on the 1st May and will run until the end of the month, focusing on bees that appear earlier in the year. Last […]

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Living Lomonds are looking for a Land Skills Assistant to support the Land Skills Supervisor in the delivery of training and supervision of tasks for four Apprentices working towards a Modern apprenticeship in Trees and Timber at Level 2.  To apply please email a CV and a short paragraph about why you think you are […]

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