Community Land Scotland

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A new report has called for more community-led housing to be developed in Scotland’s urban areas and sets out a Scottish vision for how urban community-led housing can create a more diverse housing sector, building on the proven success of community land ownership, develop community wealth, ad

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Fresh from the 20th anniversary celebrations of the community buy out on the Isle of Gigha, Community Land Scotland chair Ailsa Raeburn joins Jimmy Black and Kieran Findlay to share the community’s successes, highlight the transformation of the island’s homes and discuss the parallels b

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Scottish Housing News Podcast co-host Jimmy Black shares his thoughts on the discussion with Community Land Scotland chair Ailsa Raeburn, the community buy out on the Isle of Gigha and the parallels with community-based housing associations. Folk singer Dougie McLean sings of the myst

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Four years after embarking on an ambitious project to deliver four affordable homes at Ulva Ferry on the Isle of Mull, Mull and Iona Community Trust (MICT) handed over the keys to the new homes on Wednesday.

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Community Land Scotland (CLS) has called for new powers to control sales of large estates and to break up landowning monopolies in its new manifesto for a sustainable Scotland. The organisation has urged that vasts tracts of Scottish land have been bought and sold as the playthings of the rich, with

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Land reform must form an essential component of Scotland’s green economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, according to Community Land Scotland (CLS). In a letter to Just Transition Commission, which is advising on a net-zero economy, the body said how the land and other natural assets,

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Copperworks Housing Association has celebrated another significant milestone in the regeneration of its local community. Following several years of hard work and determination Copperworks, with the support of local residents and the Royston Strategy Group, finally acquired a large area of derelict l

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Peter Peacock discusses how new community right to buy laws will open a new next chapter in Scotland’s land reform story. There has been much talk of land reform in recent years, but Scotland’s highly concentrated land ownership patterns persist. There are consequences from this ownership patter

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