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Scottish Borders Transport -Connecting Villages & Towns

Last month we were in Duns to talk about transport issues in the area. The Royal Voluntary Service and Living Streets came along to talk about the work they have been doing in the Borders. Four main themes came through from the discussions: Issues around connecting villages & towns through public transport Issues around pavements…

People in Angus having a voice on transport

by Anne Connor People in Angus are continuing to have a say on how transport can be improved in their area.  Rural Wisdom has been working alongside older people and others in Brechin and Edzell and that part of North Angus. Transport was an issue that came up often – both for the problems people…

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…

A chance to reflect – in North Angus

Rural Wisdom (North Angus) held an Evaluation afternoon in June on one of the wettest days on record in Brechin. The weather did not deter the good turnout from community partners from coming along and offering their views on the impact of the project in North Angus.  Carol Hayden from NDTi, one of the partners…

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Travel Tales Workshop

Early in 2019, Brechin Information Hub and Rural Wisdom  held a ‘Travel Tales Workshop’ in Angus. We had been hearing from people that they found travel to medical appointments within Tayside challenging at times.  Find out what was said in the gallery below or by downloading the document as a PDF.  Thanks to Angus LEADER…

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…

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What do you think about local bus services in Scotland? Tell the Scottish Government your views by 5th Dec

A lot of what we’re hearing in our discussions with people unsurprisingly revolves around transport & rural bus services. The Scottish Government are asking for views about Scotland’s bus services which gives us all a chance to feed in what we think is working and what could change to make things better. The deadline for…