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More dates added to Land Commission’s series of events

The Scottish Land Commission has added more dates to its series of Meet & Greet events which are taking place across Scotland over the coming months.
Due to the success of the first Meet & Greet events held in April and May the Commission has announced the addition of three new dates to the series, with meetings to take place in Inverness, Islay and Oban.  
Chair of the Scottish Land Commission, Andrew Thin, said:
“We are really encouraged by the response to the Meet & Greets so far.  We have had varied audiences at the public meetings from those interested in community land ownership to tenant farming and with representation from both urban and rural communities.  
“The discussions at the meetings have been really insightful and are helping the Commission to form our priorities for our three year strategic plan.  
“We are keen to keep the momentum going with the additional meetings in Inverness, Islay and Oban and we hope to have even more over the coming months.  This is a rolling programme of events and we would like to engage with as many people as possible.  I would urge everyone to attend a Meet & Greet in their area to find out more about who we are, what we do and importantly; how land reform can directly impact their community.”
The next Meet & Greet event is taking place at Leith Community Centre, Leith, Edinburgh on Thursday 22 June from 7pm and will be followed by:
NEW Tuesday 27 June, 7pm — Inverness
        Scottish Land Commission, Longman House, 28 Longman Road, Inverness 
NEW Thursday 13 July, 7pm – Islay
        Ionad Chaluim Chille Ìle (the Columba Centre Islay), Bowmore
Thursday 27 July, 7pm — Biggar
        Gillespie Centre, Biggar
NEW Thursday 17 August, 7pm - Oban
        Corran Halls, Oban
Thursday 21 September, 7pm  — Clydebank
        Clydebank Town Hall, Clydebank
Thursday 26 October, 7pm — Dumfries
        Georgetown Community Centre, Dumfries
Thursday 23 November, 7pm — Perthshire
        Comrie Community Centre, Comrie
Thursday 22 February 2018, 7pm – Skye
        The Fingal Centre, Portree
Thursday 22 March 2018, 7pm – Isle of Lewis
        Bridge Community Centre, Stornoway
The events are free and tea and coffee will be provided. For more information visit, call 0300 244 4452 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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