Scottish Land & Estates

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A trio of developments have been shortlisted for the Rural Housing Award at Scottish Land & Estates' annual Helping it Happen Awards. Supported by headline sponsors NatureScot, the overall focus of the Helping it Happen Awards is on recognising the role estates, farms and rural busines

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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, in the Helping It Happen Awards 2022 - before nominations close on Monday 18 July. The awards, run by Scotti

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Landowners have appealed to help resolve Scotland’s rural housing crisis – and asked the Scottish Government to knock down the barriers that exist in providing new and existing homes. Scottish Land & Estates, which held its annual conference in Edinburgh today, said population declin

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Homebuilding body Homes for Scotland (HFS) has warned that a key Scottish Government document outlining the approach to planning and development to 2045 risks making the country’s housing deficit even worse. In its submission to the consultation on National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4), HFS hig

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Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) has welcomed two new members of staff to augment its headquarters team. Sarah Madden has joined SLE as a policy adviser (rural communities) and Hannah Lloyd joins as the organisation’s business development manager.

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A housebuilder based in Coldstream in the Scottish Borders and a Housing Trust based near Aviemore have been named winners in the national Helping it Happen Awards 2021. Now in its fifth year, the Helping It Happen Awards have become firmly established in recognising the role of estates, farms, and

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Four Scottish housing projects have been named finalists in the Scotland-wide Helping it Happen Awards 2021. Now in its fifth year, the Helping it Happen Awards have become firmly established in recognising the role of estates, businesses and community groups who are helping rural Scotland thrive. T

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A Scottish Housing Day debate is to be held in memory of Alan Ferguson. The Climate Crisis in Housing - 'Too hot to handle’? will debate the statement: "The real problem of minimising residential carbon emissions lies in the private sector, not with social housing".

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New licensing laws being proposed for short-term let housing could have a devastating impact on Scotland’s rural communities at a time when people are reeling from the wide-scale impacts of Covid-19, according to Scottish Land & Estates (SLE). In response to the Scottish Government consult

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Four new staff appointments have been made by Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) to boost its policy and public affairs team. Lindsay Duncan, Simon Ovenden, Paul Richardson and Andrew Henderson have joined SLE’s headquarters team at its base in Musselburgh and will each play a role in advising

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The drive for energy efficiency must not jeopardise the supply of affordable rural homes for local people, according to Scottish Land and Estates (SLE) as it launched a manifesto 'People, Jobs and Nature' ahead of the Scottish Parliament elections. The rural business organisation put a spotligh

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