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Matthew Douglas driving tractor
From rugby pitch to barley field

At the age of 17, Matthew Douglas, from Hawick, was on track to live his dream of becoming a professional rugby career, having represented Scotland...

From rugby pitch to barley field

At the age of 17, Matthew Douglas, from Hawick, was on track to live his dream of becoming a professional rugby career, having represented Scotland...

Fergus Ewing MSP launches new wave of talent videos
A New Wave of Talent: Scotland’s next generation encouraged to consider careers in aquaculture

An inspirational new employment campaign which aims to see more young people in Scotland taking up aquaculture as a career was launched recently by Fergus Ewing MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy

A New Wave of Talent: Scotland’s next generation encouraged to consider careers in aquaculture

An inspirational new employment campaign which aims to see more young people in Scotland taking up aquaculture as a career was launched recently by Fergus Ewing MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy

Hands showing unity
Getting stuff done

Our director Liz looks back over her first year in post and proposes a toast to the memory of friend and supporter Anna Murray from the Scottish Government.

Getting stuff done

Our director Liz looks back over her first year in post and proposes a toast to the memory of friend and supporter Anna Murray from the Scottish Government.

Water in bucket
Empty the bucket

Liz explains in her blog how the concept of a stress bucket can help us deal with the pressures of everyday life.

Empty the bucket

Liz explains in her blog how the concept of a stress bucket can help us deal with the pressures of everyday life.

Joint overal learners of the year from Lantra Scotland event
ALBAS now open for nominations

Search for top rural learners now underway Nominations for Lantra Scotland’s 2020 Awards for Land-based and Aquaculture Skills (ALBAS) are now officially open for individuals,...

ALBAS now open for nominations

Search for top rural learners now underway Nominations for Lantra Scotland’s 2020 Awards for Land-based and Aquaculture Skills (ALBAS) are now officially open for individuals,...

Machinery lifting logs
Feedback wanted on occupational standards

Lantra is currently reviewing a range of National Occupational Standards (NOS), Modern Apprenticeships (MAs) and Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) and would like feedback on them...

Feedback wanted on occupational standards

Lantra is currently reviewing a range of National Occupational Standards (NOS), Modern Apprenticeships (MAs) and Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) and would like feedback on them...