Community Ownership

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Residents on Colonsay have returned a majority vote in favour of a community buyout of the island’s only hotel and pub. Consultations with business consultants have now begun to assess the viability of a community bid for The Colonsay Hotel, which is listed for sale for offers over £650,

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The Applecross Community Company (ACC) has welcome local households into the first community-owned accommodation on the peninsula and the first affordable houses built in Applecross for 18 years. The community-led development of three accessible homes is a milestone for the area, built in response t

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Port Bannatyne residents are delighted that their community share offer has raised £92,385 in just over a month. The monies will be used to allow the village to complete the purchase of the Anchor Tavern and the former off-licence at 34 Marine Road which will become a flexible community hub sp

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Residents on the Isle of Canna are set to take more control of their island in an attempt to double the population, with a Partnership for Canna launched this week. The partnership, which brings together the island owners, the National Trust for Scotland (NTS), and the island community, aims to use

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A community buyout bid has been unveiled which could see a village once impacted by the Highland Clearances re-populated once again. North Sutherland Community Forestry Trust, along with Strathnaver Museum and Bettyhill Strathnaver, Altnaharra Community Council and North Sutherland Wildlife Gro

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A community effort to buy former vacant shops in Killin has been launched to bring them back into public use. Killin and Ardeonaig Trust (KAT) wish to register an interest in a Community Right to Buy on the land known as Co-operative for the benefit of the community.

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The South of Scotland’s largest community buyout has been legally completed following one of the most ambitious community fundraising campaigns ever seen and paving the way for the creation of a vast new nature reserve in Dumfries and Galloway. The landmark agreement of £3.8 million for

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Three Highland communities are to benefit from the decisions of the Highland Council’s communities and place committee as community asset transfers have been approved for Corpach and Spean Bridge in Lochaber and Lochinver in Sutherland. In Lochaber, the transfers agreed are for the sale of Com

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The former Linsmohr Hotel in Pitmedden has been transformed into a cafe by the Udny Community Trust. In March, the group bought the former hotel but their conversion plans were put on hold due to the outbreak of COVID-19.

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