Community Ownership

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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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The South of Scotland’s largest community buyout is set to go ahead following one of the most ambitious community fundraising campaigns ever seen – with the community of Langholm in Dumfries and Galloway successfully raising the final funds needed. A landmark community buyout agreement o

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A “game-changing” £300,000 has boosted the Langholm Moor Community Buyout’s attempt to secure southern Scotland’s biggest community land buyout – bringing its funding total to £3.1 million – as a 31 October deadline looms.

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Newcastleton and District Community Trust (NDCT) have taken over 750 acres of land at Holm Hill from the Buccleuch's Borders Estate as the community land buyout deal is completed. Benny Higgins, Buccleuch executive chairman, said that the Trust's "passion and commitment" to the buyout had been "trem

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An initiative to create a vast new nature reserve in Dumfries and Galloway through southern Scotland’s largest community land buyout is being launched today with a £3 million crowdfunding campaign to help purchase 10,500 acres of Langholm Moor. The ambitious plan by charity The Langholm

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