Category: Community Empowerment
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Spotlight on the community role

Scottish Land & Estates has been working alongside other stakeholders to help deliver 1 million acres of land in community ownership on a willing seller basis by 2020. Last week the spotlight turned on progress to-date as Scotland’s Chief Statistician published the Estimate of Community Owned Land in Scotland 2017 report. The report outlines the
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121005 Primary Schools at Halkburn Diamond Jubilee Wood

A collaborative approach required to assist greater community empowerment

Having a meaningful say in what goes on around you is at the very heart of a sense of community. Developing and sustaining thriving communities is essential in making our local area a better place for future generations. This is particularly the case in rural Scotland where local economies are often fragile and communities need
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Farmers and the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill

How often is it said? Beware the law of unintended consequences. Those of us embroiled in the rigours of farming on a day-to-day basis could be forgiven for a lack of awareness of the Consultation on the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill. It hardly trips off the tongue and gets the juices flowing. What’s more, most
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