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  • New friends at Big Ideas Weekend!

    New friends at Big Ideas Weekend!

    Maria, YIN champion The trip up was amazing, I got a lift there with Naomi and Scott and it was really fun. It took us a couple hours to get there as we had to get a ferry and then drive for several hours so we spent most of Friday travelling. When I first got […]

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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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  • HebCelt was back with style for 2022!

    HebCelt was back with style for 2022!

    Naomi Macdonald, Youth Scotland Senior Development Worker for the Young Islanders Network After a 2-year hiatus from the full-scale event, all the HebCelt volunteers and organisers were finally able to meet in person, and it was magical to see all the island talent in one place of celebration again! We got started on the Tuesday […]

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  • Youth Scotland’s Big Ideas Weekend!

    Youth Scotland’s Big Ideas Weekend!

    Kaydence, 18, YIN champion from the Community Learning and Development Orkney group I am a Young Islander and on the 27th & 28th of August I got to attend the Youth Scotland Big Ideas Weekend as a member of the Young Islanders Network, it was amazing, and I would love to share my experience with […]

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  • Young Islanders’ Challenge

    Young Islanders’ Challenge

    In 2021 Young islanders took part in the pilot project: The Young Islanders Challenge. Working in partnership with the Scottish Government and the National Islands Plan, Youth Scotland’s Young Islanders Challenge was created to represent the views and opinions of young people living and growing up in Scotland’s island communities.  This laid the foundations for […]

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