This paper proposes a transformational system of new community partnership agreements to ensure community priorities are included from the earliest stage of new economic developments.
This research and analysis critiques the ‘green finance gap’. Written by Jon Hollingdale, an independent forestry and land use consultant and researcher, who has worked in Scottish community forestry since 1999.
Community Land Scotland has published research by Professor Mike Danson on the impact of community land ownership in locations which were previously under monopoly ownership.
Today we publish ‘Essential truths in land reform’, an opinion piece written by Peter Peacock, a former Leader of Highland Council, an MSP and Cabinet Secretary.
The paper, by Alastair McIntosh, gives a fascinating perspective on natural and private capital.
The community of Cardowan in North Lanarkshire is celebrating this week, after stopping a public auction of their play park.
Community Land Scotland has published research on the distinctive contribution that community landowners are making to addressing the climate emergency.
Case studies of community-led initiatives which have successfully delivered housing projects with support from the Rural Housing Fund.
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.