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Community Land Scotland +CommunityLandScotland
A collective voice for community landowners throughout Scotland, representing and supporting land reform through community land ownership
 Joined September 2016
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Community Land Scotland is seeking a highly organised and friendly Administrator to provide administrative support, undertake day-to-day financial administration and assist with the organisation and running of events. The closing date is 5pm on the 7th September. Hours: 22.5 hours per week (0.6 fte) Salary: £21,000 to £23,000 pro rata, depending on experience Location: Glasgow... Read more...
An online workshop on recruiting and managing staff.
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A two-part online workshop on strategic planning, aimed at helping communities plan for their community’s needs over the next 10+ years.
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Job title: Development Officer Salary: £29,500 pro rata Hours: 0.8FTE (with potential for full-time if preferred) Location: Glasgow or home-based Reporting to: Development Manager This is an exciting opportunity to join a small but busy team – supporting aspiring and post-purchase community landowners, building networks and raising awareness of community landownership. The postholder will...
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“The past 5 years has seen the south of Scotland become one of the fastest growing areas for community land ownership. Communities all across the South are taking advantage of the rights and funding available to buy land and buildings that are important to the development of their community,” says Ailsa Raeburn, chair of Community... Read more »
The aim of this training is to de-mystify the operations of the land owning sector and create a more positive context for joint working.
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This is an exciting opportunity for a research associate intern to work with Community Land Scotland to help us develop the research evidence base on Community Right to Buy. This key piece of work will inform our research and policy work preparing for the forthcoming Land Reform Act. At Community Land Scotland, we hope that... Read more »
  This briefing paper has been prepared for MSPs in advance of the Scottish Government debate on ‘Community Wealth Building – Delivering Transformation in Scotland’s Local and Regional Economies’, taking place in Parliament on May 25th 2022. Community Land Scotland welcomes this timely debate and strongly supports community wealth building as a way of delivering... Read more »
  The Scottish Government has set out bold ambitions to deliver a just transition to net zero emissions of all greenhouse gases by 2045, scale up Community Wealth Building, create a wellbeing economy, and deliver inclusive growth across Scotland. How Scotland’s land is owned, used and managed will play a key role in determining whether... Read more »
PRESS RELEASE – 27TH April 2022 – from Community Land Scotland At a Parliamentary Reception last night, presentations from 5 community owned projects across Scotland – all members of Community Land Scotland, were viewed as part of the Owning Our Future project. Owning Our Future report The event was hosted by MSP Jenny Minto and... Read more »
  Community Land Scotland Statement on Rural Land Market Insights Report published by the Scottish Land Commission on April 12th 2022. Community Land Scotland welcomes publication of the Rural Land Market Insights Report by the Scottish Land Commission.  The report highlights factors driving changes to Scotland’s largely unregulated and increasingly overheated rural land market and...
  Community Land Scotland supports much of the aspiration in the National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4) draft document – a long term plan for development and infrastructure in Scotland to 2045 to support sustainable and inclusive growth – particularly for rural repopulation and community wealth building. However, substantial changes are needed on the specifics of... Read more...
”Urban Dwelling: a Vision for Urban Community-led Housing in Scotland “is the new report published today (24th March 2022) by Community Land Scotland in partnership with South of Scotland Community Housing (SoSCH).   It calls for more community-led housing to be developed in Scotland’s urban areas and sets out a Scottish vision for how urban community-led... Read more »
Community Land Scotland have published some initial guidance on Communities and Carbon Credits – some issues to consider. The Guidance outlines how the market works and some of the key considerations for communities when considering whether to sell woodland or peatland carbon credits. Do get in touch if you have any queries on this.
Community Land Scotland is a member- led organisation, whose day-to-day work is led by directors and staff implementing our vision for fairer land ownership, where communities have strong rights over their land and community ownership is a normal option throughout Scotland. Full advertisement and job description We were set up in 2010 by representatives from 17 community... Read more »
Community Land Scotland Annual Conference: Sharing Scotland's Land Wealth
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Tickets Cost £130.00
  Community Land Scotland (CLS) has published Green finance, land reform and a just transition to net zero, written by Jon Hollingdale, Chief Executive of Community Woodlands Association. The paper is the third in CLS’s series of independent discussion papers on the overarching theme of land reform and the common good.  Previous papers in the... Read more »
An event for urban community groups interested in or already owning land and buildings.
Le maoineachadh bho Bhòrd na Gàidhlig tha Fearann Coimhearsnachd na h-Alba air a’ chiad chuairt de thabhartasan a thoirt seachad bho sgeama pìleatach Maoin Coimhearsnachdan Gàidhlig ùr, gu còig buidhnean coimhearsnachd às eileanan na h-Alba.  Brosnaichidh na tabhartasan cur am meud cleachdadh na Gàidhlig sna coimhearsnachdan aca.  Shoirbhich le còig buidhnean is iad a’ co-roinn... ...
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