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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 »

Music for a Movement

PRESS RELEASE from COMMUNITY LAND SCOTLAND 29th September 2020 Call for University of the Highlands and Islands applied music students to compose for community land owners Music for a Movement. Music students at the University of the Highlands and Islands, will shortly be set an unusual piece of course work – to compose a piece… Read more »

Call for proposals for Community Landownership and the Climate Emergency

Community Land Scotland is seeking proposals for this project. The full document can be found here. Project Outputs Project outputs will include the following: • A report containing a contextualised analysis of baseline data and an assessment of benefits as detailed above; • A separate set of narrative case-studies as detailed above; • An innovative… Read more »

‘Our Glen’ bought by the locals

The Viewpark Conservation Group and its 2,200 members has successfully completed a community buy out of the land which is the Historic Douglas Support Estate in Lanarkshire, fondly known as ‘Our Glen’ by locals, and a treasured green space. Land Reform Secretary Roseanna Cunningham said:  “Communities across the country, whilst impacted in so many ways… Read more »

We are seeking a website developer

Community Land Scotland is seeking a provider to develop a website for an innovative new project, the Urban Community Land Hub, operating across the Clyde Valley area. The aim of the Urban Community Land Hub would be to: i) Open up opportunities for communities to own more land in areas with complex land markets and… Read more »

We are recruiting in the South of Scotland

Community Land Scotland is recruiting for a South of Scotland Development Officer. Job title: South of Scotland Development Officer Hours: 22.5 hours per week Salary: £28,600 pro rata (0.6 fte) Contract length: Six months. The role can be offered on an employed or contract basis. Location: we are looking for a homeworker based in the… Read more »