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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 »

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 »