When Nick asked me originally to write this I told him that I would wait a while and didn’t feel quite ready! Now looking at less than a week and half left I suppose now it is time! As some of you may know I am off on maternity leave on the 4th Nov (baby due early Dec.) I am planning to take the year (as long as the baby has not got expensive tastes!!) So this is me signing off from fieryspirits as one of the facilitators (though I am sure I will keep peeking…Continue
There are still spaces available at the upcoming Community Land Trusts Practitioners' Seminar held on the 29th and 30th November in Stroud. Titled 'Beyond Housing - other community assets how and why they link up to the provision of affordable homes' - this seminar will be of interest to those already running a CLT as well as those on the beginning of the journey and wanting to find out more. This is a free seminar and accommodation is also…
Here is the latest from Community Land Scotland ...
The pace of Community Land Scotland’s work has been increased and improved by the appointment of Peter Peacock, a former MSP and Scottish Minister, to the role of Policy Director.
This has tangible results in that during the last two weeks Community Land Scotland, the membership organisation representing community land owners in Scotland, has produced two policy papers, one on the role of the Crown…Continue
In the week the Scottish Parliament return to business, Scotland's Community Landowners are calling for the establishment of new Scottish Land Fund with £10 million available over the remaining four year life of this parliament.
Recalling the Scottish Government pre-election commitment to publish their proposals for a new Scottish Land Fund before the end of the year, Community Land Scotland Chairman, David Cameron said,
"The commitment to the principle of a…Continue