Rural Wisdom in Angus – An Update

Brechin Information Hub A small group of people from Brechin have recently been talking about providing a public information hub in Brechin, aware that – as digital technology increasingly takes over – some older people can feel left behind and unsure of how/where to access information. The group hoped to address this inequality by providing…

Rural Wisdom in Scotland – One Year On

Rural Wisdom is working with communities in Scotland and Wales to create opportunities for older people to shape their community. Our aim is make communities work better for older people and the other people who live there. These are the outcomes we want to achieve: More older people, and a more diverse range of older…

Video From Second Scottish & Welsh Gathering

Last week, those involved in the Rural Wisdom project – from Outside the Box, Volunteering Matters Cymru and NDTi got together for our second big gathering. We were fortunate to be joined by active members of the local community, council workers and Steve from Ageing Well in Wales. It was a brilliant chance to get together to discuss the future of…

Time To Connect – Connecting Care Homes and Rural Communities

Time to Connect is a partnership project by the National Development Team for Inclusion (NDTi) and Timebanking UK (TBUK), which aims to improve the lives of older people and people with learning disabilities who live in care. Below Carol Robinson from NDTI shares some fantastic examples of links between care homes and the community in rural places….

Let’s Talk Transport Newsletter

Ahead of our ‘Let’s Talk Transport – in Highland Perthshire’ event in Aberfeldy on the 30 October, we have produced a newsletter to get the conversation started. This follows on from our Let’s Talk Housing newsletter and event earlier this month. Come along to this free event in the Breadalbane Library to have your say.

EVENT: Let’s Talk Transport – in Highland Perthshire

Come along and talk to the Public Transport Unit about your transport needs, how your community can help and how other rural communities tackle this age-old problem. See www.ruralwisdom.org for more details Following on from the success of our Let’s Talk Housing event, Rural Wisdom and Perth & Kinross Council are hosting an event to discuss…

Let’s Talk Housing Event in Aberfeldy

Does your home suit your future lifestyle? This is your chance to consider alternative options! Rural Wisdom are hosting a drop-in event with The Care and Wellbeing Co-operative and Housing Options Scotland. Workshops: Perth Citizen Advice Bureau, Housing Options Scotland, the Perth and Kinross Council Tenants Association and more Marketplace: Meet lots of organisations who can help with housing and…