Tiree

  • Young Islander Matthew represents at the Scottish Rural and Islands Youth Parliament 2023

    Young Islander Matthew represents at the Scottish Rural and Islands Youth Parliament 2023

    The event with over 300 delegates (75 of which were youth participants) was held in Fort William on the 1st of November 2023 After 2 years of discussion, meetings and the pre-event we represented at last November in Birnham, the first Scottish Rural and Islands Youth Parliament was finally here. Our Young Islanders Rural and…

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  • Young Islanders, the Ferry Communities Board is looking for YOU to come aboard!

    Young Islanders, the Ferry Communities Board is looking for YOU to come aboard!

    The Ferry Communities board is looking for young people from the islands with a strategic interest in the ferry services to apply to be on the board and to ensure young people’s voices re being heard in decisions. If you are over 16 years old, from the Scottish Islands and would like to be able…

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  • Young Islanders and Big Ideas

    Young Islanders and Big Ideas

    On Monday the 14th August, Young Islanders from the Isle of Lewis, Tiree and Orkney attended Youth Scotland’s 2023 Big Ideas. Big Ideas is a residential event (this year held in Stirling) and is all about engaging, inspiring and empowering young people and youth workers to take the lead in their local communities. This 2…

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  • Calling all Gaelic speakers aged 18-40 from the Highlands and Islands!

    Calling all Gaelic speakers aged 18-40 from the Highlands and Islands!

    An exciting opportunity to participate in a fantastic leadership workshop led by the Social Enterprise Academy Calling all Gaelic speakers aged 18-40 from the Highlands & Islands! Participate in a fantastic workshop as part of the new Young Gaelic Leaders programme, an exciting opportunity to gain leadership skills and network with fellow speakers. By joining…

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  • Young Islanders meet with Ferry Communities Board Chair

    Young Islanders meet with Ferry Communities Board Chair

    On Thursday the 24th of March, Young Islanders from across Scotland were invited to join the network to meet with Angus Campbell, Chair of the Ferry Communities Board. The Ferry Communities Board is facilitated by CalMac Ferries Ltd, and it is compromised of 10-12 communities that are users of the ferry service, to hear local…

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  • From Barra to Oban

    From Barra to Oban

    Young Islander Anna tells us about her residential experience Meeting other young people was a great opportunity to see who shares the same worries and problems about the islands. It was nice to find out more about other Scottish islands and what is there to do and what life is like for other young people.…

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  • YIN Champions meet up in person at Scaladale Residential this summer!

    YIN Champions meet up in person at Scaladale Residential this summer!

    Naomi Macdonald, Youth Scotland Senior Development Worker for the Young Islanders Network During the summer holidays, 9 Young Islander Champions met up for a residential break at the Scaladale Outdoor Center on the Isle of Harris for an epic 3 days full of free workshops and activities – this was a fab opportunity for YIN…

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  • Message in a Bottle Isle of Tiree

    Message in a Bottle Isle of Tiree

    Life in 2040 – Alasdair, Tiree High School It’s the year 2040 global warming has stopped, I am 31 and the world is a different place. We get all our electricity from wind turbines, Hydro-Power and Solar panels. Greta Thuburg got a job since the world turned around and now we are back to normal,…

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