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Crofting community right to buy: guidance

Full guidance for Crofting Community Right to Buy under Part 3 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003.

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Crofting community right to buy: guidance
ANNEX B. USEFUL CONTACTS AND WEB LINKS

77 page PDF

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ANNEX B. USEFUL CONTACTS AND WEB LINKS

Community Assets Branch, Rural Directorate, Scottish Government, Area 1-D, Pentland House, 47 Robb's Loan, Edinburgh, EH14 1TY
(tel: 0131 244 6003, fax: 0131 244 3101)
email: crtb@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

Scottish Government Library, Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive, Edinburgh, EH11 3XD
(tel: 0131 244 4550, fax: 0131 244 4545)

Highland and Islands Enterprise Community Land Unit
'Taigh Fearna', Lochalsh Business Park, Auchtertyre, Balmacara, IV40 8EG
(tel: 01520 722988; fax: 01599 566724)
email: hie.general@hient.co.uk
web: http://www.hie.co.uk/CommunityLand.htm

Crofters Commission, Castle Wynd, Inverness, IV2 3EQ
(tel: 01463 663450)
email: info@crofterscommission.org.uk
web: http://www.crofterscommission.org.uk/

Companies House, 37 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2EB
web: http://www.companieshouse.gov.uk (new premises from summer 2009)

General Register Office for Scotland ( GROS), Ladywell House, Ladywell Road, Edinburgh, EH12 7TF
(Customer Services tel: 0131 314 4243, Fax: 0131 314 4344)
email: customer@gro-scotland.gov.uk
website: http://www.gro-scotland.gov.uk

Registers of Scotland (RoS), Erskine House, 68 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4NF (tel: 0845 6070161, fax: 0131 200 3932)
email: customer.service@ros.gov.uk
website: http://www.ros.gov.uk/

Scottish Land Court, George House, 126 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 4HH
(tel: 0131 271 4360; fax; 0131 271 4399)
website: http://www.scottish-land-court.org.uk/index.html

Scottish Natural Heritage, Great Glen House, Leachkin Road, Inverness, IV3 8NW
(tel: 01463 725000; fax: 01463 725067)
website: http://www.snh.org.uk/

Development Trusts Association Scotland ( DTAS), 54 Manor Place, Edinburgh, EH3 7EH
(tel: 0131 220 2456)
email info@dtascot.org.uk
website: http://www.dtascot.org.uk/

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations ( SCVO), Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB
(tel: 0131 556 3882)
email: enquiries@scvo.org.uk
website: http://www.scvo.org.uk/scvo/Home/Home.aspx

Resources

Crofting Community Right to Buy website:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Rural/rural-land/right-to-buy/crofting

Crofting Community Right to Buy - downloadable application form
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Rural/rural-land/right-to-buy/crofting/applicationform

Community Right to Buy website:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Rural/rural-land/right-to-buy/Community

Land Reform History website:
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Rural/rural-land/right-to-buy/Resources/Land-Reform

Rural Communities Mapping Tool
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Rural/rural-land/right-to-buy/MappingTool

Highlands and Islands Enterprise Community Land Unit (guidance)
http://www.hie.co.uk/CLU-General-/-holding-area/crofting-right-to-buy-0604.pdf

Legislation

Statute Law Database
http://www.statutelaw.gov.uk/.

Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003
http://www.opsi.gov.uk/legislation/scotland/acts2003/asp_20030002_en_1

Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003, Explanatory Notes
http://www.opsi.gov.uk/legislation/scotland/acts2003/en/aspen_20030002_en_1

Crofting Reform etc. Act 2007
http://www.opsi.gov.uk/legislation/scotland/acts2007/asp_20070007_en_1

The Crofting Community Body (Prescribed Form of Application and Notice) (Scotland) Regulations 2009
http://www.opsi.gov.uk/advanced-search/index
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Rural/rural-land/right-to-buy/Resources/Orders

The Crofting Community Right to Buy (Ballot) (Scotland) Regulations 2004
http://www.opsi.gov.uk/legislation/scotland/ssi2004/ssi_20040227_en.pdf
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Rural/rural-land/right-to-buy/Resources/Orders

The Crofting Community Right to Buy (Compensation) (Scotland) Order 2004
http://www.opsi.gov.uk/legislation/scotland/ssi2004/20040226.htm
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Rural/rural-land/right-to-buy/Resources/Orders

The Crofting Community Right to Buy (Grant Towards Compensation Liability) (Scotland) Regulations 2004
http://www.opsi.gov.uk/legislation/scotland/ssi2004/20040225.htm
http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Rural/rural-land/right-to-buy/Resources/Orders

Funding agents

Big Lottery Fund (Scotland), 1 Atlantic Quay, Glasgow, G2 8JB
(tel: 0141 242 1400; fax: 0141 242 1401)
email: enquiries.scotland@biglotteryfund.org.uk
website: http://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/scotland

Highlands and Islands Enterprise Community Land Unit, Cowan House, Inverness Retail and Business Park, Inverness, IV2 7GF
(tel: 01463 244253; fax: 01463 244217)

Taigh Feàrna, Auchtertyre, Balmacara, Kyle, IV40 8EG
(tel: 01520 722988; fax: 01599 566724)
email: hie.general@hient.co.uk
website http://www.hie.co.uk/communityland.htm

Scottish Enterprise, 5 Atlantic Quay, 150 Broomielaw, Glasgow, G2 8LU
(tel: 0845 607 8787 (from within Scotland) or 0141 228 2000 (elsewhere in the UK))
website: http://www.scottish-enterprise.com

Scottish Rural Development Programme ( SRDP), Pentland House, 47 Robb's Loan, Edinburgh, EH14 1TY
website: http:// www.scotland.gov.uk/topics/rural/srdp

Scottish Government - LEADER Funding, Pentland House, 47 Robb's Loan, Edinburgh, EH14 1TY
Website: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Rural/SRDP/LEADER

Local Authorities website
http://www.cosla.gov.uk/councils.asp?leftId=10001954C-10766746&rightId=10001954C-10771016&hybrid=false

John Muir Trust, 41 Commercial Street, Edinburgh, EH6 6JD
(tel: 0131 554 0114; fax: 0131 555 2112)

email: admin@jmt.org
Tower House, Station Road, Pitlochry, PH16 5AN
(telephone: 01796 470080; fax: 01796 473514)
email: Linda@jmt.org
website: http://www.jmt.org/home.asp

The Robertson Trust, 85 Berkeley Street, Glasgow, G3 7DX
(tel: 0141 221 3151; fax: 0141 221 0744)
email: admin@therobertsontrust.org.uk
website: http://www.therobertsontrust.org.uk/

The Tubney Charitable Trust, First Floor, Front Wing, 30-31 Friar Street, Reading, RG1 1DX
(tel: 0118 958 6100; fax: 0118 959 4400)
email: info@tubney.org.uk
website: http://www.tubney.org.uk

Triodos Bank Scotland, 32 Annandale Street Lane, Edinburgh, EH7 4L
(telephone: 0131 557 5528; fax: 0131 557 649)
email: mail@triodos.co.uk
website: http://www.triodos.co.uk/

Funding resources

Grant Finder website at: http:// www.grantnet.com

Scottish Government Rural Funding - Opportunities Guide
Website: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Rural/rural-communities/access-funding


Contact

Email: crtb@gov.scot