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

Highland Council is teetering on the brink. It has been the hardest hit in the UK financially from the Covid-19 crisis in terms of cash lost per head of population, standing at £411 per resident, according to research by the BBC. The council is the fourth worst hit overall in the UK, with total estimated […]

Highland Council is crying out for a tax on land