Amy Entwistle Following the transfer of the Island of Ulva to the North West Mull Community Woodland Company, Amy Entwistle looks at the right to force the sale of abandoned, neglected or detrimental land.
(from left) Juan Ignacio Gonzalez Tejero, Estates Manager (SCTS), John Robson (Trustee of Stonehaven Town Partnership) and James Douglas (Trustee of Stonehaven Town Partnership) The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) has transferred the Stonehaven Sheriff Court building for a nominal sum a
Druidibeg. Image credit: SNH/Lorne Gill A proposal from Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) for a South Uist community group to establish a new Nature Reserve within an active crofting estate has been approved by the Scottish Government.
A community hoping to stage a buyout of a small island has been awarded up to £4.4 million funding to help them make an offer.
A community group with ambitious plans to repopulate a Scottish island has become the latest organisation to benefit from right to buy powers. Scottish Ministers have given consent to The North West Mull Community Woodland Company to register its interest in purchasing the Isle of Ulva in the Inner
Maree Todd Nearly 500 community groups in Scotland own their own land as a result of new land reform policies, Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe) figures have revealed.
A community group in Edinburgh is set to become the first organisation in an urban area to benefit from community right to buy powers. Scottish Ministers have given consent to Action Porty to proceed with the community right to buy of the former Portobello Old Parish Church and halls with a view to
Kevin Stewart MSP A new law which will make it easier for communities in Scotland to take over land or buildings that are currently in public ownership came into force yesterday.
Marco Biagi MSP Marco Biagi MSP joined the Community Ownership Support Service (COSS) yesterday in Livingston to launch their event series 'Asset Transfer: Communities at the Centre'.