Scottish Land Fund

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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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Mull and Iona Community Trust (MICT) has handed over the keys to another long-term rental property. Pennyghael Schoolhouse was purchased in 2021 with funding from the Scottish Land Fund, Argyll & Bute Council and Ecology Building Society, to ensure it remained a permanent home in perpetuity.

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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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Plans for a Scottish community to buy the UK's most remote pub have moved closer to completion after the Scottish Land Fund (SLF) granted funding to support the scheme. The Old Forge Community Benefit Society (CBS) has been awarded £508,000 to support the purchase and redevelopment of the pub,

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Edinbane Community Company (ECC) is to help provide six much-needed affordable homes in the centre of Edinbane village with the purchase of three serviced sites at Coishletter with support from the Scottish Land Fund. The sites are to be purchased from Skye Luxury Lodges, whose adjoining privat

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Construction work began last week on two new community-led affordable houses to rent in Cannich in a project led by a local community group. The project has been driven by Strathglass & Affric Community Company, which was keen to see an empty building put to better use, for the good of the local

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The communities of Tomintoul and Glenlivet took a huge step towards realising their aspirations for community-owned housing last week with the purchase of the site of the former secondary school in Tomintoul. Tomintoul and Glenlivet Development Trust (TGDT) have been working hard with partners Commu

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Plans to purchase a 55-acre site in Lochinver for the provision of affordable housing is among a number of projects across Scotland have received £3.6 million of funding in the latest round of grants from the Scottish Land Fund. The money will allow groups from both urban and rural areas

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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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Three families have moved into Scotland’s first community-owned Passivhaus homes which have been developed by Nith Valley LEAF Trust (NVLT) in partnership with Dumfries and Galloway Small Communities Housing Trust (DGSCHT). Representing the community of Closeburn in Upper Nithsdale, NVLT is a

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