Join a Community Landowner Meet Up!

Join a site visit and meet-up on Thursday 7 March 2024 for community landowners and those soon to purchase land or buildings. This will be hosted by Barmulloch Community Development Company.  Meet at Barmulloch Residents Centre at 10:30 for teas and coffees,

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Blog: Understanding Urban Community Landownership

A blog sharing learning from our urban action research project Scotland has a long history of community landownership.  We are celebrating 100 years since the first buyout in Stornoway town, and Knoydart will be reflecting on 25 years of landownership

Learning from Local Place Plans

Sharing community experiences Communities have a new right to produce their own land use plans called “Local Place Plans”. Kinning Park Complex and Wester Hailes Community Trust completed some of the first Local Place Plans in 2022. While there are guides on preparing a

Training for Community Landowners in Glasgow

Intensive training available this Autumn  Community landowners implement the needs, aspirations and energy of their communities,  while also running financially successful organisations.  This community-led approach is one of the main strengths of the community land model but it can also

Research on Diverse Groups and Community Ownership

We have commissioned Community Enterprise to carry out research on experiences of people from ethnic minority backgrounds in community ownership of buildings and land.  Please complete the survey using the link below,  and get in touch if you have any questions.  Research

Learning from Local Place Plans

Friday 19 May * 10:00 – 13:00
Monday 22 May * 13:00 – 16:00
Two events about Learning from Local Place Plans – hosted by communities who have completed Local Place Plans!

Funding Available 23/24: Community Engagement Support

We are asking for expressions of interest for community engagement support. Groups applying should be exploring owning land or buildings. They will be getting ready to explain their plans to their wider communities in 2023.

Community Land Week 2022

Community Land Week ran from the 8th to the 16th of October for the fourth Scotland-wide celebration of community landowners.