Scottish Land Fund

Community buy-out of Lewis estate completed

A Western Isles community has completed the purchase of its local estate for £85,000 in just one year.

Published 30 March 2016

New £10m community buy-out fund revealed as MSPs debate land reform

A £10 million annual fund to help communities buy the land they live and work on has been announced by the Scottish Government as the Land Reform Bill reaches its final stage of the parliamentary process.

Published 16 March 2016

Hebrides crofters win funds for community buy-out

Crofters on Great Bernera in the Outer Hebrides are set to own their island after the Scottish Land Fund agreed to put forward £100,000 to complete the purchase.

Published 16 June 2015