Rebecca Macdonald

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Supporting visitor management in rural areas

10th June 2021

Following a session of the Visitor Management Steering Group to discuss ongoing efforts to address a rise in visitors in rural areas, Economy Secretary Kate Forbes said: “As someone who lives in a rural constituency with an abundance of natural beauty spots, I know only too well that an influx of visitors and a lack…

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Increasing funding for small accommodation providers

4th March 2021

Funding to support small accommodation providers impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been expanded. Eligible Bed & Breakfasts, guesthouses, small serviced accommodation providers and other self-catering businesses that pay council tax can now access the new Small Accommodation Providers Paying Council Tax Fund (SAP-CTF). The fund will provide support to eligible businesses who have…

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