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Community Land Scotland is recruiting

Community Land Scotland is seeking a part-time Administration and Events Officer (maternity cover) for approximately six months. Applications should be submitted by 5pm on the 25th July 2019 and interviews will be held on the 31st July. Email: linsay.chalmers@communitylandscotland.org.uk if you have any questions. The job description and person specification can be found here The… Read more »

Community Land Scotland welcomes Langholm Moor opportunity

Community Land Scotland has welcomed the opportunity for communities to express their views on the sale of Langholm Moor. The consultation process, which is looking at the future of the 25,000 acre landholding, opened at the end of May and closes today (28th June). Langholm Moor is ecologically and economically significant for the South of… Read more »

Applications are open for Community Land Week 2019

Community Land Week, the celebration of all things community ownership will return this year from the 10th to the 18th August. Any geographic community that owns land or another asset, from an estate to a woodland to a community centre, can apply to run an event as part of the week. Community Land Week, the… Read more »

New Group puts Spotlight on Rural Repopulation and Renewal

A new Rural Repopulation and Renewal Working Group comprised of Community Land Scotland, Development Trusts Association Scotland, The Highlands Small Communities Housing Trust and Highlands and Islands Enterprise has been formed to explore ways to encourage more people to live and work in rural parts of Scotland.  It follows recent Scottish Government-commissioned research by The… Read more »

19 YEAR OLD DIRECTOR FOR TRUST BOARD

Few 19-year olds can claim to be on the board of an organisation with multi-million pound assets.    But one who can is Brandon Clements. He has just become a director of the Isle of Gigha Heritage Trust (IGHT), the community-led body which completed the historic buyout of the island in 2002. Now back working… Read more »

Scottish Government Community Right to Buy events

The Scottish Government Community Land Team are holding a pilot series of free events in 2019.  The events will give an overview of the various types of community rights to buy that communities can use, practical advice on how to become a compliant body and the application processes. The proposed roadshow locations are noted below… Read more »