Tags - Communities

New protocol underlines good community engagement practice

Blog Post

8 Feb 2019

I’m sure we’d all agree that good relations between land owners, land managers, rural businesses and local communities are in our shared interests. And it’s in this spirit that we welcome the Scottish...

Scottish Land & Estates welcomes new tool for community engagement

News

31 Jan 2019

A new guide aimed at improving links between land managers and communities has been welcomed by Scottish Land & Estates. 

The community engagement protocol, the first of its kind to be published by...

Scottish Scouts launch new initiative to safeguard the future of Golden Eagles in the UK

News

18 Jan 2019

Working closely with the groundbreaking South of Scotland Golden Eagle Project, a Scottish Scout group is launching the first ever Golden Eagle Champions initiative to help safeguard the future of...

Putting people at the heart of the countryside

Blog Post

15 Jan 2019

Scottish Land & Estates chairman David Johnstone looks ahead to 2019. 

When you think of rural Scotland, what springs to mind first? Diverse wildlife? Beautiful landscapes? Outdoor pursuits? Whatever...

Scottish Land & Estates' statement on community ownership report

News

23 Nov 2018

In response to publication today (Friday, November 23) of a report by the Scottish Land Commission on community land ownership, Scottish Land & Estates issued the following statement.

Sarah Jane...

Game for Giving

HIH Case Study

19 Nov 2018

Game for Giving is an initiative set up by both the Angus Glens and Grampian Moorland Groups. We work with local butchers and chefs to create oven ready meals using fresh Game and ingredients that we...

Helping it Happen Awards celebrates the best of rural Scotland

News

4 Oct 2018

Last night saw more than 200 business owners and industry leaders from across the rural sector join together at the Balmoral Hotel in Edinburgh for an inspiring evening celebrating rural success at...

Strathard Community Engagement

HIH Case Study

24 Jul 2018

At the heart of the Strathard community engagement is the ecosystem approach and working with the community to achieve it. The main aim of the ecosystem approach is to identify land management...

Cullisse Scottish Highland Rapeseed Oil

HIH Case Study

24 Jul 2018

The Mackenzie family have been running Cullisse Farms since the 1920s, where they began farming oats, barely and cattle. The farm slowly passed through the generations, until Kenneth and Gregor...

Hands-On Learning

HIH Case Study

23 Jul 2018

Murton Trust is a special place. These days it’s a thriving nature reserve, visitor farm and tearoom, but the 100 acre site near Forfar in Angus was formerly a quarry until the Trust was established...

Maintaining a vital rural service

HIH Case Study

19 Jul 2018

Caledonian Marts Ltd operates from the auction mart centre at Millhall, Stirling. The company carries on the long tradition of livestock sales in the area, stretching back to the heyday of the drovers...

St Andrews Country Lodges & Cuplahills Farm

HIH Case Study

19 Jul 2018

In 2012 Stephen & Amanda, the third generation to farm at Cuplahills Farm, embarked on a special journey that began with a hay meadow and was to become the tranquil idyll that is now synonymous with...