Youth Participation

  • Youth Advisory Group Residential – 10–12 March 2023

    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…

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  • Carbon Neutral Islands Competition!

    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…

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  • Breakfast with the Deputy First Minister Mr John Swinney

    Breakfast with the Deputy First Minister Mr John Swinney

    Lewis and Harris Young Islanders met with Mr Swinney in Stornoway A breakfast was held recently with Mr Swinney and young people from Ness to Harris, ranging from 6-18 years old.  They told Mr Swinney about the Young Islanders Network and afterwards, everyone took part in a Q&A session.  Lots of interesting questions were presented…

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  • Hebrides-Barbados: Youth Exchange Opportunity

    Hebrides-Barbados: Youth Exchange Opportunity

    Naomi Macdonald, Senior development worker, at Youth Scotland The University of St Andrews in collaboration with the West Harris Trust is looking for three young people from the Hebrides, aged 16 – 25 years, who are interested in heritage and climate change, as well as finding solutions to the challenges that island communities face to…

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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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  • Stories & Spaces: National Youth Arts Organisations visit Mull

    Stories & Spaces: National Youth Arts Organisations visit Mull

    Picture: Cyanotype portrait workshop with photographer Jack Wrigley Scottish Youth Theatre and Fair Access at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland will be working with young people from Mull Youth Theatre at the end of January on an inspiring storytelling and photography project. Stories & Spaces offers local young people interested in growing their theatre-making skills…

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