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Act on land to counter twin threats to Scotland

Significant reform of how Scotland’s land is owned and used so as to benefit the people of Scotland is needed if we are to emerge successfully from the long dark shadow cast by the Covid pandemic, and tackle the ‘Code Red’ threat of climate change. Community Land Scotland (CLS) has sent a briefing paper to… Read more »

Maoin Ghàidhlig Ùr ga foillseachadh airson coimhearsnachdan eileanach a bhrosnachadh a’ bruidhinn na Gàidhlig

Chuir Fearann Coimhearsnachd na h-Alba air bhonn sruth maoineachaidh pìleatach airson na Gàidhlig, le taic bho Bhòrd na Gàidhlig, am buidheann riaghltais, gus coimhearsnachdan a bhrosnachadh ann a bhith a’ sireadh dhòighean ùr-ghnàthach airson cleachdadh na Gàidhlig a chur am meud san sgìre aca fhèin. ’S e as adhbhar do Mhaoin Coimhearsnachdan na Gàidhlig a… Read more »

We are recruiting for an Administration and Events Officer

Community Land Scotland is seeking a highly organised and friendly Administration and Events Officer to provide administrative support, assist with financial administration and organise events. Administration and Events Officer Hours: 26.5 hours per week (0.7 fte) Salary: £19,570 per year pro rata Location: Glasgow, although home working will be required initially Reporting to: Development Manager… Read more »

Event series on green space in community ownership

  Community Land Scotland is excited to be hosting three events exploring community ownership of green space. The events are free and all are welcome to attend be it individuals and community groups interested in ownership, existing community landowners or other stakeholders. 11-12:30, Tuesday, June 29th – Meet the Pioneers: community ownership of urban green… Read more »

We are looking for Community Land and Gender Intern

Community Land Scotland is recruiting for a Community Land and Gender Intern to help us carry out a gender audit of the services we provide to members and the organisation itself. The closing date for applications is the 3rd June 2021. The job description can be found here. The application form can be found here…. Read more »

We are recruiting for a Gaelic Development Officer

  Community Land Scotland is looking to recruit a part-time Gaelic Development Officer to deliver a project in partnership with  Bòrd na Gàidhlig. The Officer will deliver a pilot project working with community land trusts and community heritage trusts in the Outer Hebrides and Argyll and Highland islands to increase the use of Gaelic. This… Read more »

From Barmulloch to Bonnymuir Green – This is not just a rural story

A new report published by Community Land Scotland presents the facts that 20% of all community owned assets are now urban, and not just rural. This change came about following the Community Right to Buy extended to cover urban areas in 2016, and is a remarkable achievement in that short time.  Almost £7m of funding… Read more »

We are recruiting for a Hub Development Officer

Job title: Hub Development Officer Hours: 37.5 hours per week Salary: £28,600 Contract length: two years Location: Glasgow (home working at present) Closing date: 2nd April 2021 The Community Ownership Hub: Glasgow and Clyde Valley (“CO Hub”) is a project of Community Land Scotland It is a support and promotion project for communities of geography… Read more »