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Case Studies

The following case studies give a flavour of what development trusts are doing within different contexts, and the range of activities they are engaged in: 

The Upper Eskdale Development Group Case Study

Eskdalemuir is one of the remotest settlements in Dumfries and Galloway and over the years has lost its shop, pub and many public services. Following community consultation events in early 2006, Upper Eskdale Development Group (UEDG) was formed with the aim of furthering the regeneration of the local community and of community spirit. .

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Easdale Island Community Hall

Eilean Eisdeal Case Study

Recognising the importance of the community ownership of assets, Eilean Eisdeal are confidently securing their island's future for generations to come. 

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Fintry Development Trust

Fintry Development Trust Case Study

By taking an enterprising approach to making their village ‘greener’, Fintry Development Trust have shown just what can be achieved within a small rural community 

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Inverclyde Community Development Trust

Inverclyde Community Development Trust Case Study

Established in 1987, Inverclyde Community Development Trust has grown to become a significant local employer with a turnover of £3 million and assets of £1 million 

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Renton Community Development Trust

Renton Community Development Trust Case Study

Working in partnership with Cordale Housing Association, Renton Community Development Trust has developed an award winning strategy for generating ‘community wealth’ 

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