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New Community Land Scotland discussion paper calls for radical re-set of policy to effectively link green finance, land reform and a just transition to net zero

  Community Land Scotland (CLS) has published Green finance, land reform and a just transition to net zero, written by Jon Hollingdale, Chief Executive of Community Woodlands Association. The paper is the third in CLS’s series of independent discussion papers on the overarching theme of land reform and the common good.  Previous papers in the… Read more »

Maoineachadh air sgaoilleadh do bhuidhnean coimhearsnachd cur am mead cleachdadh na Gaidhlig

Le maoineachadh bho Bhòrd na Gàidhlig tha Fearann Coimhearsnachd na h-Alba air a’ chiad chuairt de thabhartasan a thoirt seachad bho sgeama pìleatach Maoin Coimhearsnachdan Gàidhlig ùr, gu còig buidhnean coimhearsnachd às eileanan na h-Alba.  Brosnaichidh na tabhartasan cur am meud cleachdadh na Gàidhlig sna coimhearsnachdan aca.  Shoirbhich le còig buidhnean is iad a’ co-roinn… Read more »

Dùthchas: Our Land, Everyone’s Future

On 4 November 2021, Community Land Scotland presented Dùthchas: Our Land, Everyone’s Future at the Center for Contemporary Arts. The evening was part of a series of #OurVillage events, hosted by If Not Us Than Who? in conjunction with COP26. In this series, which runs through Saturday, 13th November, If Not Us Then Who? and… Read more »

At the COP26 Green Zone

We are delighted to be holding a space at the COP26 Green Zone on the 10th November 2021 where we will be highlighting community landowners’ role in tackling the climate emergency. As part of this we are also featured in the Digital Green Zone hosted on the Google Arts & Culture platform which we are… Read more »

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 »