Community buyout deals reflect ‘real spirit of co-operation’

Press Release

Following the announcement today by the Scottish Land Fund of funding awards to enable the purchase of land by community groups, Scottish Land & Estates issued the following statement.

Sarah Jane Laing, chief executive of Scottish Land & Estates, said:

“We congratulate community groups on securing awards and the owners of land who have taken a progressive approach. There has been much focus on the prospective community buyout plans around the sale of Langholm Moor, owned by Buccleuch. The engagement between all parties has been exemplary and reflect a real spirit of co-operation.”