Lewis & Uist, Mull & Iona, Eigg & Bute, Westray, and Caribbean islands also, show how much island communities are doing to turn around population … through housing, culture, identity, land ownership, social enterprise, young people, jobs, enterprise, island diasporas, integrating refugees …. The posts on the
Islands Revival blog keep coming, with more to appear shortly from Harris, Lewis, Kerrera, Colonsay, Barra. Go here to find out more, and also follow us on Twitter Continue reading “How island communities are seeking to boost their populations, and succeeding”
Follow our new blog Islands Revival collecting stories of population turnaround on islands, and identifying ways of supporting such developments through policy and action. We already have three great posts on Uist, Eigg and Mull/Iona. Continue reading “Turning the Tide on island population”
With funding from the Scottish Government, and a partnership with the
Social Enterprise Academy
, CoDeL is building on its research on young people on Uist by developing a
Continue reading “Young leaders”
CoDeL presented on its research at the annual gathering of the
Scottish Islands Federation
in September 2018 on the beautiful island of Tiree. Some island communities are clearly bucking the trend of population decline.
Continue reading “Reversing population decline?”
CoDeL’s study of 469 young people on Uist shows a trend of young economically active islanders returning or staying, and young people new to Uist settling on the islands. Just as significant, many of these young people have children.
Continue reading “Young People on Uist in the Outer Hebrides”
We are still constructing this site. But there has been a lot of interest in our
research on young people on Uist
in the Outer Hebrides, so we wanted to make our
available to everyone as soon as possible.
CoDeL is now developing a
leadership programme for young people on Uist
, and preparing to
present at the Scottish Rural Parliament
in Stranraer in November.