Research on experiences of people from ethnic minority backgrounds in community ownership of buildings and land.
The paper, by Alastair McIntosh, gives a fascinating perspective on natural and private capital.
On February 22 2023, we hosted the Urban Gathering. Sixteen community groups from towns and cities across Scotland, as well as other third sector organisations, joined us in Stirling.
Residents of community of Wanlockhead, Scotland’s highest village, are on tenterhooks as they wait to find out if a funding bid for their purchase of… Read More »The villagers keeping their dream alive
This year’s annual Community Land Week Oct 8th – 16th celebrates the achievements of 18 local communities across the length and breadth of Scotland. These… Read More »Local groups celebrate achievements in Community Land Week
8 October * 13:00-17:00
On the 26th of April at a Parliamentary Reception, presentations from 5 community owned projects across Scotland – all members of Community Land Scotland, were… Read More »Community owned projects around Scotland present Owning Our Future at Parliamentary Reception
Scottish land markets are changing quickly due in part to global demand for low and zero carbon investments. Investors and the super-rich, the so-called “Green Lairds”, are buying up large landholdings for “rewilding” and other carbon offset projects.
Staffin Community Trust (SCT) has declared its interest in purchasing local authority-owned land at the Old Man of Storr. The SCT has written to Highland… Read More »Staffin Trust declares interest in purchasing Storr site
More than half of the residents living in Staffin have responded to a survey about the future management of a visitor site at the Old Man of… Read More »Encouraging Staffin response to Storr management proposals