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Derelict sites contribute to perceptions of urban decline

The Scottish Land Commission this week publishes a research report on the Impact of Vacant and Derelict Land on Communities, which finds that derelict sites can affect a community’s health,…

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National Student Award opens for entries

A new national student award is set to encourage involvement in land reform and help with the work of the Scottish Land Commission. The Commission is shaping the debate around…

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Land reform unlocks opportunity as Scotland tackles climate emergency

Land reform can unlock opportunities to create resilient and empowered communities, improve productivity and reduce inequality, a national conference will hear today (Wednesday, 2 October). Hamish Trench, chief executive of…

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Making urban spaces work for everyone

Cities and towns benefit greatly when derelict and vacant land is brought back in to use, but genuine community engagement must work across all social groups to deliver improvements where…

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The future of Common Good assets in Scotland

Common Good assets in Scotland have the potential to deliver much greater public benefit than they do currently, according to work published by the Scottish Land Commission today Wednesday, 18…

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Agricultural tenants encouraged to consider succession planning

Succession planning is important in any business and no less so for farming businesses, especially where a tenant wishes to pass on the tenancy to another person, normally someone in…

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