Tags - Communities

Five key benefits of a Scottish Land & Estates Landowner or Manager membership

Blog Post

9 Apr 2021

In this blog, our Membership Coordinator Nadia Flaherty highlights five of the advantages and perks available to land managers as part of an SLE membership. Whether you are an existing member or are...

Time to recognise rural Scotland’s achievements


30 Mar 2021

People across rural Scotland who have helped their business and surrounding communities flourish, are being urged to enter the 2021 Helping It Happen Awards.

Organised by Scottish Land & Estates...

Rural land managers ahead of the game on land reform


24 Mar 2021

Rural land managers are ahead of the game on positive engagement with land reform guidance, Scottish Land & Estates said today.

After a review was published by the Scottish Government regarding the...

SLE says Livestock Attack Bill is good news for farmers


22 Mar 2021

The imminent passage of legislation to deal with dog attacks on livestock is a hugely welcome move for rural Scotland, Scottish Land & Estates said today.

The rural business organisation has thrown...

Rural communities key to Scotland’s climate change response


4 Mar 2021

Scottish Land & Estates, the rural business organisation, has said communities are vital in supporting Scotland’s climate change response.

The organisation made the comments in response to a new...

An Update on the Five-Year Transition Towards Sustainable Ammunition


26 Feb 2021

In 2020 the shooting sector came together to agree a voluntary move away from single-use plastic and lead shot. One year on, the organisations involved, including Scottish Land & Estates, have issued...

SLE appoints two new regional Chairs


2 Feb 2021

Scottish Land & Estates (SLE), the rural business membership organisation, has appointed two new Chairs covering the South West of Scotland.

Laura Warrender, from Minuntion Estate near Girvan...

NFUS and Scottish Land & Estates join call for action against flytipping


28 Jan 2021

Small Businesses and farmers are calling for urgent action on flytipping.

That was the message from NFU Scotland and Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) when they joined other stakeholders today (28...

SLE opposes inappropriate regulations on B&Bs, self-caterers and small businesses


25 Jan 2021

Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) has warned that proposed Scottish Government regulations for short-term let accommodation could have disastrous consequences for the rural economy.

The regulations are...

SLE backs livestock attack Bill


20 Jan 2021

Targeted legislation to deal with dog attacks on livestock is a hugely welcome move for rural Scotland, Scottish Land & Estates said today.

The rural business organisation has said it supports the...

Perthshire charity is the new maker of what3words signs

Blog Post

14 Jan 2021

The Workshop Aberfeldy In this blog, Rosie Baxendine, who works in Business Development for The Workshop Aberfeldy, gives a brief overview of the Perthshire charity which helps those with additional support needs gain...

Scottish rural economy can benefit from spending review announcements


25 Nov 2020

Scottish Land & Estates has welcomed funding commitments which can help aid the rural economy in the coming years.

Amongst the measures announced in the Spending Review this afternoon, the...