The Scottish Land Commission are carrying out a survey to look at how community engagement in decisions relating to land is currently undertaken in Scotland.
They want to hear from anyone with control over the way land is used or managed, in both urban and rural Scotland.
Recognising excellence, innovation and outstanding achievement in nature conservation, the eighth annual Nature of Scotland Awards co-sponsored by Scottish Natural Heritage are open for applications until 4 June.
Update 10 April 2019, please note this article has been updated to reflect the extended deadline for applications.
The 2019 Agri-Environment Climate Scheme (AECS) round is currently open to applications and closes on 17 April 2019.
Addressing Scotland’s pattern of land ownership can unlock economic and community opportunities
A new report published today (Wednesday 20 March 2019) finds that concentrated land ownership is having significant impacts on communities across rural Scotland.
The Scottish Land Commission report, titled Investigation into the issues associated with Large Scale and Concentrated Land Ownership in Scotland. It is published alongside a set of Recommendations to Scottish Government Ministers, who asked the Commission to examine these issues.
Crown Estate Scotland is a public corporation. They manage and innovate with land and property – seabed, coastline, rural estates and more – to deliver wider value. Collectively, the assets are referred to as the Scottish Crown Estate.
They help families, businesses & communities to live, work and thrive on the assets and return all revenue profit to Scottish Government to benefit the public purse.
The Scottish Government’s Community Land Team are holding a series of events to promote the community right to buy legislation currently in effect.
In this article you can find out about a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to become one of the founding members of Ulva’s new community.