Rural Wisdom 2020 News

In this issue, we celebrate some of the initiatives, projects, events and ideas set up with older people in rural communities. In October, community members and workers from Scotland and Wales came together to discuss Rural Wisdom. It was a chance to take stock and reflect on all the successes the project has had so…

Rural Wisdom – Spring Gathering 2019

“It’s important to take these events out to rural communities, to be in the communities where people live and work. At the start of the project we heard that most of the networking events happen in places such as Perth, Glasgow or Edinburgh which can create extra challenges and often means that older people from…

Rural Wisdom: Connecting the Dots in Highland Perthshire

We are holding an event on Tuesday 12 February 2019 from 1.30pm to 4.30pm (tea/coffee and cakes from 1pm) in Breadalbane Community Library to plan what follows on from the Rural Wisdom project in Highland Perthshire. We welcome all older people, community groups, voluntary organisations, health and social care services, development workers and anyone else…

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…