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Community Land Scotland events in the Borders

Community Land Scotland, in partnership with the Scottish Government, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the Community Ownership Support Service (COSS) are running two awareness raising events in the Borders on the 1st June. Our afternoon briefing session will take place in Newtown St Boswells and our shorter evening taster session will be in Galashiels. Attendees… Read more »

Call for nominations to the Community Land Scotland Board

In the run up to its AGM on the 27th May 2016, Community Land Scotland is calling for nominations to its Board. Anyone wishing to stand for the Board must be nominated by a full Community Land Scotland member. The Community Land Scotland Board meets four times a year. Nominations should be sent to John… Read more »

New Global Call to Action film about Eigg

As part of the Global Call to Action, a campaign to double the global area of land legally recognised as owned or controlled by indigenous peoples and communities by 2020, an inspiring new short film about the community buyout on the Isle of Eigg has been released. The film covers the story of Sarah Boden,… Read more »

Stornoway Trust Transition Project Director

(15 month contract up to £50k/annum) Full details on application An exciting opportunity to work in the Outer Hebrides, supporting Stornoway Trust, one of Scotland’s oldest community trusts as it prepares to deliver a significant capital investment project and to re-position itself to meet future opportunities and challenges. The Transition Director will be responsible for… Read more »

Community land ownership out-performs private – new economic indicators data published (21/04/14)

Community Land Scotland, the representative body of Scotland’s community land owners has today (Monday 21st April) published economic indicators data of community ownership. The report demonstrates remarkable results showing that community ownership can out-perform the past private ownership of the land in question. Among the key results for 12 communities operating in some of Scotland’s… Read more »