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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 »

Appointment of Magnus Davidson to the Board

A leading commentator on Highland issues has been appointed to the board of Community Land Scotland, the first from the Far North to become a director of the membership organisation for community landowners across Scotland. At 29 the Thurso-based Magnus Davidson, will also be the youngest board member yet. His name will be familiar to… Read more »

Taking community ownership to the next level in the Clyde Valley

Community Land Scotland is delighted to announce that it has full funding for its new Community Ownership Hub: Glasgow and Clyde Valley, thanks to grant awards from the Tudor Trust and the William Grant Foundation. Community Land Scotland is the representative body for Scotland’s community landowners. The Scottish Government extended legal rights and funding for… Read more »

Support Framework Pilot- Community Engagement: Call for proposals

Community Land Scotland and the Community Ownership Hub: Glasgow and Clyde Valley are pleased to announce a consultancy support framework to provide expertise to aspiring community owners within the targeted area of Glasgow and the Clyde Valley. The Framework will first trial a pilot, which will appoint a small number of suitably qualified community engagement… Read more »

Community landownership tour – call for proposals

Community Land Scotland is the representative body for Scotland’s community landowners. Community landowners are geographic communities that own land and / or buildings with a view to revitalising their place. Over the past year, Community Land Scotland has been working with artists, musicians and creative facilitators to develop a number of creative works that tell… Read more »

Invitation from Community Land Scotland to participate in a research survey on community land ownership and the climate emergency

Scotland’s diverse sector of asset-owning community organisations is helping to address the climate emergency. This is being achieved through a range of initiatives. Community bodies are providing education and advice on energy efficiency, supporting local food growing and consumption, and helping people to reuse, repair and recycle. They are undertaking renewable energy generation, peatland and… Read more »