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Downloads: Rural Scotland in Focus

The following documents are available for download. Documents in PDF format can be read using Adobe Reader.

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2010: Rural Scotland In Focus Report

The Rural Scotland in Focus Report 2010 is the first of what will become a series of SAC reports on the state of rural Scotland.

2012: Rural Scotland in Focus Report

This report is the second in the Rural Scotland in Focus series and aims to provide a fast-track to evidence, commentary on key themes, and an extensive compendium of resources.

First Round Table Debate on 'Differentiating Rural' (June 2010)

The Programme, List of Participants, a Summary Note of the Debate and the presentations are all available below.

Second Round Table Debate on 'Health and Wellbeing in Rural Communities (November 2010)

Documentation from the Event, including the Event Report, pre-event Briefing, programmes, and the list of participants, exemplar projects and presentations are available below

Round Table Debate Programme (109.55 KB, PDF)

Round Table Debate Event report (307.98 KB, PDF)

List of Participants (111.1 KB, PDF)

Event Briefing (1018.96 KB, PDF)

List of Exemplar Projects (289.14 KB, PDF)

Knowledge Exchange Event Programme (116.77 KB, PDF)

Bill McKelvey's Presentation (1.6 MB, PDF)

Norman MacAskill's Presentation (1.6 MB, PDF)

Ian Welsh's Presentation (328.82 KB, PDF)

Rural Scotland in Focus Posters

For the launch of Rural Scotland in Focus 2012, summaries of the report were presented in poster form. Below are the posters summarising the research.

2014: Rural Scotland in Focus Report

A copy of the 2014 report can be downloaded from below either in high or low resolution. If you have a slow internet connection please download the low res copy or email us for a hard copy.

2014: Rural Scotland in Focus 2014: Summary of Key messages

This Research Briefing highlights some of the key messages that have been discussed in the Rural Focus in Scotland 2014 report.