The Pier Arts Centre, Stromness, has been awarded £30,000 as part of a new Youth Arts Bursaries scheme with funding from the Scottish Government through Creative Scotland.
The Young Person’s Guarantee Marketplace takes place at the Albert Hotel, 11am-1pm on Friday 5 November, with employers welcome to drop past at a time that suits them
“It is important that when children and young people take these peaceful and powerful actions, they are not silenced, discouraged or punished.” Bruce Adamson
Bruce Adamson, the Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland, has welcomed the advice to offer the Covid vaccine to children between the age of 12 and 15.
CHARITY MENINGITIS NOW are urging young people off to university or the world of work this Autumn not to assume it’s COVID-19 if they feel ill – it might be meningitis.
Those under 16 years of age will get free access to ticketed sites managed by Historic Environment Scotland (HES) this summer.
“This consultation seeks views on the impact on island communities of the introduction of free bus travel throughout Scotland for those under age 22.”
The initiative, a collaboration between the Rural Youth Project and Smart Village Scotland, is the world’s first youth dedicated Smart Village.
The voluntary role, which will be active from May to August 2021, will see the five new digital champions join a core team of ten young people who are driving the development of the platform.
In Orkney in 2019/20 only £20 was spent per head of population, the lowest for any Health Board in Scotland. In comparison in The Western Isles £156 per head was spent.