Friday 14th December 2018 Issue No 2316



Congratulations to ULLAPOOL SEA SAVERS who have been selected as finalists in the CONSERVATION & THE ENVIRONMENT section of the Scottish Rural Awards.

A set of 11 categories were open for nominations between July and October, with over 250 made nominations in total. 

Now in their fifth year, the Scottish Rural Awards are partnered by Scottish Field and the Scottish Countryside Alliance and backed by a number of sponsors for 2019, including headline sponsor Royal Highland Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS). The awards are the ultimate benchmark of success in Scotland's countryside, highlighting the enterprise, skill and innovation of those who live and work in rural areas

A winner and runner-up in each category will be unveiled at the Scottish Rural Awards& Gala Dinner, which will take place on Thursday 21st March 2019 at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh.

Those who have made special contributions to the Scottish countryside will also be honoured with two separate accolades - the Rural Hero Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Sea Savers are up against:   Fishing for litter - KIMO UK; Forest Holidays;   Invercauld Estate;   Mull Eagle Watch
Ruthven Farm;   Firda; Outdoor Access Trust for Scotland
Glenmuckloch Community Energy Park;   Hands On Environmental Education.

***Good luck Sea Savers on 2 March 2019!***


The Ullapool News Christmas Edition

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