Gathering to celebrate rural Scotland.
Proposals to reduce the impact of new tagging rules agreeed in Europe.
Scottish food and drink is highlighted at the tenth anniversary of Taste of Grampian.
Views sought on measures to create a system of crofting 'fit for the 21st century'.
Further two funding rounds under the Rural Priorities scheme to take place in 2009.
New website to enable those in remote areas to share ideas and experiences.
£67 million awarded to projects and businesses under the Rural Priorities scheme.
A petrol station in Gartocharn is to receive financial support to help it remain open and support the rural communities it serves.
Expert appointed to head up review of the £1.6 billion rural support programme.
Funding for communities to address local needs, build dynamic economies and improve quality of life.
Rural Priorities Fund sparks 'spirit of innovation' - Rural Affairs Secretary.
Comprehensive database of village halls, including their condition, use and who manages them.
Over £28 million has been granted under the Rural Priorities scheme.
Community groups in rural and remote areas invited to apply for a share in £5 million.
Designation of new crofting areas around Scotland.
Proposals aimed at developing crofting communities.
Funding for new rural projects.
Irish Minister addresses second meeting of the Council as part of Scotland fact-finding visit.
Study to inform how Scotland can best use its rural land for benefit of all.
£1.4 million already awarded to community groups through the Scotland Rural Development Programme (SRDP).