Tags - Communities

‘Be Your Best Self’

Blog Post

30 May 2022

bybsIn this blog, Anna Davies of Scene & Herd PR and Marketing looks at the ‘Be Your Best Self’ programme, an initiative designed to support women living or working in agriculture or rural business across...

OnFARM Podcast: Helping It Happen from SLE - celebrating rural champions

Blog Post

23 May 2022



Our Chief Executive Sarah-Jane Laing is a guest on the most recent episode of the OnFARM rural podcast. The episode focuses on the Helping it Happen Awards, and also features...

Simple steps can free rural Scotland from livestock attacks this Easter


13 Apr 2022

Dog-walkers, land managers and farmers can work together to reduce the risk of attacks on livestock during Easter and beyond.

Scottish Land & Estates (SLE), which represents rural businesses, said...

2022 ‘Helping it Happen’ rural awards launched


1 Apr 2022

Rural people across Scotland and beyond are being urged to share stories of work done by local estates and land-based businesses to help their surrounding communities and landscapes flourish, as...

Tougher penalties needed to fight Scotland’s flytipping shame


29 Mar 2022



People who illegally dump rubbish, sofas and building materials in Scotland’s beautiful countryside, roadsides and railways need to be hit with higher fines and longer prison sentences to end...

‘Green’ investment can deliver economic, social and environmental benefits for all in rural Scotland


16 Mar 2022

Scottish Land & Estates said today that the debate around investment in natural capital should not ignore the urgency of the climate and nature emergencies - and should focus on maximising the...

Appeal for information on failed satellite tag


4 Mar 2022

Scottish Land & Estates and Buccleuch Estates today (4 March 2022) issued an appeal for information following reports that a satellite-tag attached to a golden eagle in the south of Scotland has...

National charities support Platinum Jubilee Beacons with 100 days to go to the start of the Platinum Jubilee Weekend


23 Feb 2022

A coalition of major charities and organisations have expressed their support for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and announced plans to light community beacons in her honour. 

With exactly 100 days...

Tree survey is root to improved rail safety

Blog Post

2 Feb 2022

nrWe are delighted to share that Network Rail recently joined the Scottish Land & Estates membership. In this blog, Jonathan Callis, Senior Asset Engineer at Network Rail Scotland covers the risk that...

Employment and communities need to be at the heart of land rights and responsibilities


28 Jan 2022

Proposed revisions to Scotland’s Land Rights and Responsibilities Statement could diminish the importance of communities and employment when placed next to the drive to reach net-zero.


Key dates for short-term lets licenses


27 Jan 2022

The Scottish Government has provided further information for short-term lets operators following the recent vote in the Scottish Parliament which approved a licensing scheme for all short- term let...