Posts Tagged: Community Land Ownership

Congratulations to Keose Glebe – new community landowners in Lewis

Congratulations and best wishes are due to our members Keose Glebe Steering Group who on Friday (25th March 2016)announced it’s completion of the purchase of the c.1,200 acre estate on the Isle of Lewis. The estate will now be operated on behalf of the community by Keose Glebe Estate Ltd – a not for profit company, which is seeking charitable… Read more »

Community Land Ownership – The Difference it Makes

More and more communities across Scotland are taking control of the places where they live through community land ownership, creating benefits not just for existing residents but also for the many generations to come. Research by Community Land Scotland shows that, when communities buy their land, they can reap a number of benefits – including… Read more »

Community Right to Buy – new guidance docs

The Scottish Government have recently published the following guidance documents about the forthcoming changes to the Community Right to Buy; Changes to the Community Right to Buy process Community Right to Buy – an information leaflet for community bodies, land owners and other interested parties Community Right to Buy – Information for Communities Community Right to… Read more »

Community landowners reaching for the stars

When you think about community land ownership, the images that spring to mind are probably fields, houses, forestry and renewable energy so you may be surprised to learn about the many connections between community landowners and space. One community landowner that’s using its assets to its advantage is Machrihanish Airbase Community Company, which is bidding… Read more »

Scottish Government funding awarded to promote community land ownership

We’re pleased to announce that the Scottish Government have awarded us £175,000 over the next three years to promote community ownership across Scotland. Chair of Community Land Scotland, Lorne MacLeod said: “Community Land Scotland is delighted that the Scottish Government is recognising through this grant that our organisation and members have an important role to play over… Read more »