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.
Those aged 12-15 who have smartphones are being encouraged to download the Protect Scotland app.
Today, March 16th, is Young Carers Action Day.
“Statistically, young people are the demographic segment of the electorate that is the least likely to vote, but it is vital that they do.”
Bruce Adamson, the Commissioner, works to promote and protect children’s human rights and relies on a Young Advisers Group as one of the key ways to hear directly about the issues that matter.
“I want to add my voice to the drive to ensure renewable energy projects such as these create pathways for young people to make the most from the opportunities presented.”