1. The asset transfer provisions of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 came into force 23 January 2017. From this date a properly constituted community group has the right to apply to a public body to request a transfer of … Continue reading
Since its launch in March 2016, the Scottish Land Fund has awarded £1.7m to 58 community initiatives across the country – 13 specifically to acquire assets. SLF has provided an update including an interactive map of all those who have … Continue reading
‘Near Final Guidance’ has also been produced on how to invoke the asset transfer provisions (Part 5) of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act. These provisions will come into force on 23 January 2017.
Edinburgh community group Action Porty in Portobello has become the first urban community in the country to successfully register interest in buying a community asset under the extension of the community right to buy to urban areas contained in the … Continue reading
An eight step guide to community ownership of land has been produced by Community Land Scotland.
The main points in SCDC’s responses to the recent Scottish Government consultations on the guidance and regulations for the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act are as follows: Community Planning Community Planning Partnerships should be required to develop and publish a Community … Continue reading