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Scottish Land Commission creates stronger links to green network

Transforming vacant and derelict land should deliver environmental benefit to communities throughout central Scotland, the Scottish Land Commission said today (June 6). Speaking in Glasgow at the Central Scotland Green…

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Buccleuch Estates – Langholm Moor

Andrew Thin, Chair of the Scottish Land Commission welcomes the announcement by Buccleuch Estates that they are to embark on a period of community engagement to help shape the proposed…

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Community ownership study finds that a mix of funding is needed for success

Communities have many options to secure and develop land, but the full range of financing models is often not widely known, and there is more scope to develop innovative finance…

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Highland map initiative aims to create a road to somewhere

Having created the hugely successful North Coast 500 tourist route, the North Highlands Initiative’s (NHI) next act is to encourage community projects that will build on the increased numbers of…

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Fundamental rethink needed for Scotland’s approach to land development

The Scottish Land Commission is calling for a “fundamental rethink” of Scotland’s speculative and market-driven approach to identifying and allocating land for development. As the Government’s Planning Bill reaches stage…

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Scottish Land Commission invites Peebles residents to community event

The Scottish Land Commission is continuing its calendar of public meetings with the next taking place in Peebles. The Scottish Land Commission is holding an informal public meeting to give…

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