Tags - Communities

New appointments to our Regional Committees


15 Oct 2021

Rural business organisation Scottish Land & Estates is to welcome three new appointments to its regional network.

Mairi MacLeod Coleman has been appointed as the new chair of the Highland region...

Could you be our new Highland Regional Chair?


25 Aug 2021

We are recruiting for a Chair for the Highland Region. Being a Regional Chair offers you a fantastic opportunity to help shape the Regional Work Plan, broaden your skills and widen your professional...

Opportunities for all to help Scotland's covid recovery and to tackle climate change


23 Aug 2021

Scottish Land & Estates has responded to a call from Community Land Scotland for new land reform measures to tackle recovery from the pandemic and address climate change.

Sarah-Jane Laing, chief...

Call to support benefits of moorland management as grouse shooting season gets underway


12 Aug 2021

The annual grouse shooting season got under way today with rural communities urging: “Support Moorland Life.”

Newly published research* shows that moorland management is sustainable and delivers a...

Cockenzie House & Gardens

HIH Case Study

29 Jul 2021

Too many people use the word 'unique'. But Cockenzie House & Gardens is just that! In one of Scotland's last Jacobite mansions - a disused nursing home- we have created, as the community wanted, 46...

Scotland’s contribution to the Paris Agreement – an indicative NDC

Blog Post

23 Jul 2021

coverPaul Richardson, Policy Adviser (Agriculture and Climate Change) at Scottish Land and Estates, provides a summary of the Indicative Nationally Determined Contributions, published by Scottish...

Scourie Community Development Company

HIH Case Study

8 Jul 2021

SCDC aims to deliver sustainable project and developments for the benefit of the local community and visitors and thus bring about regeneration. The group has built a sports pavilion used by shinty...

Listen to 'ScotLand Matters: The Scottish Land & Estates Podcast'


24 Jun 2021

We are excited to announce the launch of 'ScotLand Matters: The Scottish Land & Estates Podcast', which is now available to listen to for free on major streaming platforms.

The podcast is available...

Enter the Helping it Happen Awards 2021


10 Jun 2021

Our Scotland-wide Helping It Happen Awards, which are once again sponsored by GLM, recognise the role of estates, farms and rural businesses who are helping rural Scotland thrive.

Whether through...

Get outside this National Walking Month

Blog Post

25 May 2021

In this blog, our Digital Communications Officer Calum Henderson discusses the benefits of getting outside. As well as highlighting some of the issues with careless access being taken in the...

SLE & NFUS call for PDR extension


26 Apr 2021

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By extending permitted development rights (PDR), rural Scotland can benefit from staycations and curb dirty camping.

This was the message from landowners, land managers and farmers as Scottish Land...

Land managers plea for those visiting the Scottish countryside


23 Apr 2021

Please come and visit, but respect nature while you are here.

That was the message from land managers, farmers and rural businesses as pandemic restrictions are loosened across Scotland, said...