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Cost of living in Rural Scotland

The cost of living crisis is affecting households across the UK. However, it is likely rising food and energy costs will be hitting rural and island households especially hard, how has it affected or impacted you?

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EVs in Rural Scotland

The cost of investing in an electric car or van is coupled to usage, cost of charging and availability of charging points. We would like to hear from our visitors in rural and island Scotland to get a sense of the concerns or obstacles to buying an EV

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If you would like to contribute ideas, suggestions for articles or simply tell us a story about issues you have experienced living and working in rural Scotland, we would love to hear from you

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What is NISRIE?

Project Lead Steven Thomson explains what NISRIE is and its aims and objectives (12 mins)

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Electric Vehicles

EVs account for 20% of all new vehicles bought in 2021. We will explore EV use in rural Scotland

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What is the Rural Exchange?

Project Leader Jane Atterton offers insight into the Rural Exchange (10 mins)

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