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December 2017: e-bulletin 55

Posted on: Sunday 17th December, 2017

December 2017: e-bulletin 55

Community ownership is increasing in Scotland

Posted on: Friday 08th December, 2017

In line with its 2020 One Millions Acre target, the Scottish Government has published the Estimate of Community Owned Land in Scotland 2017 publication. The publication presents the area of land in community ownership, the number of land parcels/assets in community ownership and the number of community groups that own land parcels/assets.

Read more from the Scottish Government website

Local Governance Review

Posted on: Thursday 07th December, 2017

The Scottish Government and COSLA have jointly launched a Local Governance Review, which will make sure local communities have more say about how public services in their area are run. The review will involve hearing from communities all across the country to get a clear understanding of the type of changes that are needed, and how these can be made to happen.

Read more from the Scottish Government website

SURF Award Winners Announced

Posted on: Thursday 07th December, 2017

The winners of the 2017 SURF Awards were announced on 7th of December in Glasgow's Grand Central Hotel and saw the Ulva Ferry Housing project on the Isle of Mull take home the Housing Award. DTA Scotland member Mull & Iona Community Trust was a partner in the delivery of this innovative project which is tackling depopulation and economic decline.

Read more from the SURF website

Crown Estate Scotland commits to pilot local management

Posted on: Tuesday 07th November, 2017

Crown Estate Scotland has committed to launch a new scheme that will enable local authorities, development trusts and other bodies to apply to manage assets in their local area.

Read more from Crown Estate Scotland

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