Let’s Talk Transport in Borders

Transport is always an issue that comes up whenever I ask “What could make your area work better?” This is not unique to the Borders, it has been a recurring issue in all the areas we have been working.  A key aim of Rural Wisdom is to share information and over the last few years…

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…

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Placing Older People at the Centre of Rural Communities – A Review

Funded by the National Lottery Community Fund ‘Accelerating Ideas’ fund, Rural Wisdom works with older people in rural areas in both Scotland and Wales. Partners Outside The Box (Scotland) and Volunteering Matters Cymru (Wales) have been working with rural communities on how to make them work for well for older people. This means supporting community…