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Community Land Scotland Calls For Radical Land Reform Actions

Community Land Scotland response to the Scottish Government Consultation on Land Reform calls for changes which will create more opportunities for more people across Scotland. If implemented in full, the proposals will allow more varied development take place across areas of the country where little has happened for decades. We believe that by taking the following measures even… Read more »

Arran Community Land Initiative Vacancy

Part Time Development Officer required. The Arran Community Land Initiative (Charity reg. SC043886) has acquired and aims to bring back into use 80 acres of farmland above Whiting Bay village for outdoor educational purposes, pursuits and activities. The Board of Trustees now wishes to appoint a Development Officer to drive the project forward. The ideal… Read more »

David Cameron calls for support for radical land reform

29th January 2015 A rallying call to anyone in Scotland keen to support radical change in land ownership has been made by David Cameron, Chair of Community Land Scotland. With little over a week to go until the deadline for comments (10th February) he is encouraging individuals and groups to make representations to the Scottish… Read more »

Gateway Lochboisdale Project

Stòras Uibhist is pleased to announce that subsidiary company, Lochboisdale Development Limited (LDL), has been awarded a grant of £221,973 to the Gateway Lochboisdale Project, for the refurbishment of the quayside area in Lochboisdale village. The funds have been approved from the Coastal Communities Fund (CCF), administered by the Big Lottery Fund on behalf of… Read more »

Land Reform research opportunity from Scottish Government

A research opportunity has arisen from the Scottish Government exploring examples of how diversity of ownership has led to different social economic and environments. The Scottish Government wishes to commission research to assess the impact of diversified ownership, including from Land Settlement policies, on local outcomes. The findings of this research will contribute to the… Read more »

SCVO Offers Business Growth Support with Let’s Get Digital

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations has created a new initiative. Let’s Get Digital is a business growth support initiative, funded by the European Regional Development Fund, which will run until summer 2015. Third sector organisations can make an application for a digital improvement project to be undertaken by a graduate intern over a period… Read more »

A New Year boost for Scottish charities

Applications open for charges exemption scheme Applications open today (5th January 2015) for a new scheme to assist eligible organisations with the payment of water and sewerage charges, helping charities and sports clubs across Scotland to keep more of the money they raise in 2015 and pay less on bills. The Scottish Government scheme means that… Read more »