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 […]
Win 2 Weekend Tickets to the HebCelt and a YIN T-shirt signed by the 2022 acts!
Competition time! Closing date for submissions is the 19th of June 2023 You may recall that one of our first pieces on the Young Islanders Website website was the blog about the HebCelt festival https://yin.scot/hebcelt-was-back-with-style-for-2022/ . It’s hard to believe, but it is almost that time of year again! This year Young Islanders Network have […]
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 […]
Young Islanders receive response on deer management question
At the Young Islanders Network breakfast with Deputy First Minister John Swinney, young people raised some concerns about the deer population in the Outer Hebrides. Mr Swinney promised to follow up on the issue with NatureScot, who oversees deer control in Scotland. Their response to the Young Islanders Network is included below and a copy […]
Anna and Ellie leading the way with the Carbon Neutral Islands and Young Islanders activities in Barra
Young Islanders Champions, Anna and Ellie from Castlebay community school, worked in partnership with Shona Macleod (Learning Development officer for the Carbon Neutral Islands project) to lead an interactive Eco workshop for the upper primary schools in Barra and Vatersay. Anna and Ellie are not only Young Islanders Champions, but they are active and passionate […]
Young Islanders Attend Downing Street Coronation Lunch
Young islanders from Lewis and Orkney travelled to London for a coronation event with the Prime Minister. This past weekend, the Young Islanders Network sent young representatives Maimie and Kaydence to London to take part in the national consortium at UK Youth and attend a special coronation lunch outside number 10 Downing Street with the Prime […]
New survey opens for former Western Isles students
If you are aged 18-25 and have been educated in the Western Isles, either in Gaelic or English medium education, CNES is keen to hear about your experience of Gaelic both in school and the community. Please complete the survey below. It should take approx. 5-6 mins. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/RLKQLRP Ma tha thu eadar 18-25, ‘s gun […]
Young Leaders from Raasay Attend Climate Workshop in Sweden
Last month, as part of a UK/Sweden youth-to-youth knowledge exchange programme, two young leaders from Raasay travelled to Stockholm to discuss and represent the Young Islanders Network and the Carbon Neutral Islands project at an international Climate Leaders workshop. Successfully selected from a pool of highly qualified and interesting young applicants, delegates Tom Lusink and […]
Youth Advisory Group Residential – 10–12 March 2023
The Northern Alliance Youth Advisory Group held their first residential 10th -12th March 2023 at Highland Council HQ and Fairburn Activity Centre, Muir of Ord. Young People and Youth Workers were present from Orkney, Western Isles, Highland, Moray, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen City and Argyll & Bute. Unfortunately, Shetland were unable to attend due to poor weather […]
Carbon Neutral Islands Competition!
Find out more below about how you could be in with a chance to win 2 tickets, travel and accommodation to attend the amazing All Energy event in Glasgow on the 10-1th May 2023. Terms and conditions: 1. There is no financial exchange for this prize.2. Participants must be able to travel to Glasgow and […]