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Coin tribute to WW1's Edith Cavell

Coin tribute to WW1's Edith Cavell
Coin tribute to WW1's Edith Cavell. A new coin celebrating brave and devoted nurse Edith Cavell has been struck by the Royal Mint as part of its five-year commemoration of the First World War. Read More
Posted on: Monday 1st June 2015

Millicent Fawcett dedicated her life to peacefully fighting for women's rights. Millicent Fawcett (1847-1929)

Millicent Fawcett dedicated her life to peacefully fighting for women's rights.  Millicent Fawcett (1847-1929)
Millicent Fawcett dedicated her life to peacefully fighting for women's rights but she remained an underrated leader of the suffrage movement (campaign for women to have the vote). She encouraged her politician husband Henry Fawcett to carry on with his work after he was blinded in an accident. Read More
Posted on: Monday 1st June 2015

Eileen Gray Dies Aged 95 An inspiration to women who ride, who said 'if you want something, you have to fight for it'

Eileen Gray Dies Aged 95 An inspiration to women who ride, who said 'if you want something, you have to fight for it'
Eileen Gray Dies Aged 95 An inspiration to women who ride, who said 'if you want something, you have to fight for it'. Read More
Posted on: Tuesday 26th May 2015

Flora MacNeil obituary Singer who brought Scotland’s Gaelic music to a world audience

Flora MacNeil obituary Singer who brought Scotland’s Gaelic music to a world audience
Flora MacNeil, who has died aged 86, was the standard-bearer of Scotland’s Gaelic musical tradition and a magnificent performer on the concert platform and at festivals around the world over a period of seven decades. Read More
Posted on: Tuesday 26th May 2015

FEMALE BUSINESS OWNERS SEEK ENTERPRISE SUPPORT, FINANCE AND MARKET OPPORTUNITIES

FEMALE BUSINESS OWNERS SEEK ENTERPRISE SUPPORT, FINANCE AND MARKET OPPORTUNITIES
Thank you to everyone who completed our survey of women-owned businesses in Scotland. The results are in and you can read the full report on our new website. Over 80% of entrepreneurial businesswomen in Scotland want to grow their businesses and are actively seeking access to enterprise support, finance and market opportunities, a new survey has a revealed. Read More
Posted on: Tuesday 9th December 2014

Business Gateway Inverness

Business Gateway Inverness
Business Gateway run regular events across Highland that are a great way to learn new business skills, develop your knowledge, and network with other local businesses. Read More
Posted on: Tuesday 2nd December 2014

The Scottish W omens Convention - Report on Inverness Referendum Event

The Scottish W omens Convention -  Report on Inverness Referendum Event
Scottish Women's Convention - Report on Inverness Referendum Event. The SWC organised this event in recognition that women from different backgrounds throughout Scotland have significant questions and issues around the forthcoming referendum. Women want to know how this historic decision will impact on them, their families and communities as a whole. Read More
Posted on: Wednesday 17th September 2014

The Scottish Womens Convention Briefing Papers

The Scottish Womens Convention Briefing Papers
The SWC have been holding referendum events for women since the beginning of the year, and questions around the constitution have arisen at most of these, along with a number of other issues. Read More
Posted on: Monday 18th August 2014

Newsletter - The Standards Council for Community Learning and Development for Scotland: Policy Commentary

Newsletter - The Standards Council for Community Learning and Development for Scotland: Policy Commentary
In the last issue of the Policy Commentary we raised some questions about how the CLD sector can develop a stronger voice and what a stronger voice sounds like. We outlined how the Standards Council is playing a part in this and sought your views on how we can do more. Read More
Posted on: Wednesday 16th July 2014

Inspirational Women - Elizabeth Elgar (Manager/Owner Eliza-Kate Crafts Nairn)

Inspirational Women - Elizabeth Elgar (Manager/Owner  Eliza-Kate Crafts Nairn)
To provide a place for local people to sell their handmade crafts/art at a set rate rental, to provide a place for local people and visitors to enjoy a stress-free shopping experience, to provide crafts and activities to all people from all ages on a regular basis : promoting creativity, messy play, freedom of expression and identity. Read More
Posted on: Monday 16th June 2014
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