Sunday, August 16, 2009

Depopulation and Ageing Communities Remainn A Serious Issue for Islands

Scotland's island communities face growing challenges maintaining their populations as they prepare to celebrate life in the isles.

The Convention of Highlands and Islands, which involves the Scottish Government, agreed last year to make 2011 Islands Year of Culture.

Islanders told the BBC Scotland news website depopulation and ageing communities remained a serious issue.  READ MORE.

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