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Land Ownership

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    Community Proofing Land Reform

    As Garbh Allt by Helsmdale in Sutherland becomes the latest community land buy-out, it’s important to develop ‘social memory’ from the growing list of projects across […]

    Rob Gibson 14th Jun'18 7
  • Land Ownership

    Independence from Within

    The Garbh Allt Community Initiative, outside the village of Helmsdale on the east coast of Sutherland, has comes into being. This is major breakthrough for […]

    Mike Small 14th Jun'18 0
  • Land Ownership

    Support the Ulva Buyout

    Support the Ulva Buyout here…

    16th Jan'18 5
  • Land Ownership

    The Promised Land

    “The blooming appearance of this place forms a delightful contrast with the bleak aspect of the mountains within view. The traces of tillage on a […]

    Alastair McIntosh 3rd Dec'17 2
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    Daibhidh Rothach 27th Jan'17 0
  • Land Ownership

    Eigg – Our Island

    We sometimes think that land ownership is something that will never happen, something far away. Here’s a great practical example of real change. An amazing […]

    20th Sep'16 10
  • Land Ownership

    Time to Call the Landowners Bluff

    On Wednesday, 3rd February, the ‘Daily Telegraph’ provided Scottish landowners with a public platform under the headline ‘Eminent lairds warn SNP land reforms may stop […]

    Duncan Pickard 6th Feb'16 25
  • Land Ownership

    Land Rights Now

    Serge Marti and Tom Younger work with LifeMosaic, an Edinburgh-based NGO, and a signatory of the Global Call to Action on Indigenous and Community Land […]

    Serge Marti and Tom Younger 27th Dec'15 3
  • Land Ownership

    The SNP and the Land Question

    One photo sums up, for me, the extraordinary events that took place in Aberdeen on Friday. In it, an SNP member is asking an embarrassed-looking […]

    Jen Stout 17th Oct'15 96
  • Environmental Justice

    On Land and Purpose

    It was no accident that Jim Hunter’s excellent book, ‘On the other side of Sorrow’ was republished twenty years after it was first released. Its […]

    Mike MacKenzie 28th Sep'15 12
  • Land Ownership

    Women on the Land

    Can Land Reform create new opportunities for women? Our traditional view of a land worker is a fairly male stereotype. The crofter, farmer or shepherd, […]

    Liz Paul 15th Sep'15 4
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    Andy Wightman 15th Jun'15 5
  • Land Ownership

    Rights on the Margin of Existence

    Cultural imperialism has become so sedimented into public and private life in Scotland; it goes largely unquestioned.  @IainMacKinnon75 investigates. “It is very encouraging to hear […]

    Iain McKinnon 23rd May'15 29
  • Land Ownership

    On SamCam, Mugabe and Rob Roy

    By Mike Small It’s not exactly a shock to discover that the pathetic Alistair Carmichael was behind the botched French Ambassador leak against Nicola Sturgeon […]

    Mike Small 22nd May'15 24

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