Tags - Communities

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...

Finalists announced for Helping It Happen Awards 2020


31 Aug 2020

Twelve awards recognising rural Scotland including community champion honours


The finalists for the Helping It Happen Awards 2020 have been announced, with nominations for those who have...

New protocols build on positive work


13 Aug 2020

New protocols for diversification of ownership & tenure of land and negotiating transfer of land to communities help build on the positive work already taking place Scottish Land & Estates said today...

Protocols for landowning charities and trusts provide opportunity to enhance engagement


25 Jun 2020

New protocols for ownership of land by charities and private trusts can aid effective engagement with communities, Scottish Land & Estates said today.

The good practice documents, issued by the...

Imbewu Scotland tackles mental health in young people

Blog Post

18 Jun 2020

Jo Roberts is the CEO of Wilderness Foundation. In this blog, she discusses the aims of the foundation, the Imbewu programme and a brief history of its progress up to the present day.



Community buyout deals reflect ‘real spirit of co-operation’


13 Jun 2020

Following the announcement today by the Scottish Land Fund of funding awards to enable the purchase of land by community groups, Scottish Land & Estates issued the following statement.

Sarah Jane...

Covid-19 community champions urged to enter national awards


8 Jun 2020

People and businesses in rural Scotland who have gone the extra mile to help their community during lockdown or those who have changed their business to deliver a local service are being urged to...

Loch Clunie disturbances prompts appeal for action over anti-social behaviour


4 Jun 2020

A group of Perthshire estates have appealed to politicians for help following serious incidents of anti-social behaviour that has wreaked havoc in rural areas.

As lockdown restrictions began to...

Supporting economic recovery must be the guiding principle for Brexit date


3 Jun 2020

Prioritising a smooth exit from the EU, with the right trade deals and legislation in place, is going to be central to ensuring our rural businesses and communities are in as strong a position as...