A piece of vacant land in Maryhill – Collina St – has been put up for sale by Glasgow city council “exclusively for private ownership”. Consultation was held with the community thirteen years ago, before Covid-19, austerity and the climate emergency, and the community want the right to be consulted on how the land is used.

Community still fighting for right to consultation on Maryhill vacant land

There was a fantastic piece of journalism on Channel 4 News last night, as Alex Thomson visited the town of Langholm in Dumfries & Galloway to see the land which the community is trying to get back from the Duke of Buccleuch.  I say “get back” because part of the area the community is trying to […]

Langholm, stolen common land, and the Duke

Last week Community Land Scotland held an event bringing together community organisations to talk about community ownership. We spoke to a couple of the many inspirational organisations in attendance, as well as learning more about the provision of a new South of Scotland Enterprise Agency.

Community Ownership: Land, Assets, Ideas