luminate programme

Scotland’s creative ageing festival – what’s on in your area?

We’re excited to see the programme for ‘Luminate Scotland‘ – Scotland’s innovative festival which celebrates and showcases creative activities aimed at older people. The festival kicks off in October so its right around the corner with loads of exciting events from ‘celebrate your feet’ art workshops to dramatic language learning to a host of dance…

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…

Two men getting in car

20 years of success for community transport scheme

The Badenoch & Strathspey Community Transport Company (BSCTC) has reason to celebrate this Summer 2017 and Outside the Box are very happy to congratulate them and share this guest blog from Ros Munro, social development & recruitment officer for the company. Our Community Car Scheme is turning 20 years old, a great milestone to reach! Setting up…