Finding Volunteers in Rural Areas

Lots of community groups and voluntary organisations find it can be a challenge to get people involved – both for formal volunteering roles and helping out in less formal ways. It can be a particular problem in rural areas and for groups which are looking more to older people. But there are also lots of…

Taking risks in rural areas – getting access to the support people want

This is a summary of a discussion which was had at the Rural Wisdom Get-together in Galasheils in August on the need for positive risk-taking to allow people living in rural areas to get access to the support they want.  We are hearing about people living in rural areas who feel that other people are making…