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In partnership with Architecture and Design Scotland, Western Isles Libraries is running a design competition for primary and secondary school pupils in the Outer Hebrides.

The competition is part of the Climate Beacons project which is encouraging conversations and discussion about the climate challenges facing us through a variety of creative activities.

There are two separate competitions, one for P4 to P7 pupils to design a home for the future, and the other for S1 to S4 pupils, to design a community for the future.

Pupils are encouraged to think about the challenge's climate change is bringing and to think of creative ways to both mitigate them and adapt our lifestyles so we live more sustainably.

Pupils can use any medium to create their design.

The designs can be done in Lego, clay, cardboard, Minecraft, pencil drawing – whatever is preferred.

Western Isles Libraries would love to see as many entries as possible, either from schools or individuals.

There is further information available on the website, and I have attached the posters for the competition. 

The closing date is 30 October.