The Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow will mark its 350th anniversary next year. A publication is planned to mark the occasion and the RFPG welcomes members who have any anecdotes or memories of the library or messages which could be included to contribute. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
A “dysfunctional land market” lies at the root of Scotland’s housing crisis and intervention is required to increase the supply of land for new homes, according to a new discussion paper. The first in an independent series of discussion papers commissioned by the Scottish Land Commission, The housing land market in Scotland: A discussion paper […]
Shoosmiths has appointed Gillian Wood as a senior associate to its growing real estate team. Recruited from Shepherd and Wedderburn, Ms Wood has extensive experience in residential development/investment, acquisitions and disposals, landlord and tenant, property management and strategic land. She said: “I am very pleased to join the real estate team at Shoosmiths in Edinburgh. It’s a very […]
Recorded wildlife crime has fallen by eight per cent, according to the latest official figures. The annual wildlife crime report, published today, shows reported offences have dropped from 284 in 2014/15 to 261 the following year. Fish poaching, which remains the most prolific wildlife crime, was down by 26 per cent on the year before. The […]
Community ownership is increasing in Scotland, new figures from the Chief Statistician show. The Estimate of Community Owned Land in Scotland 2017 publication presents the area of land in community ownership, the number of land parcels/assets in community ownership and the number of community groups that own land parcels/assets. As at June 2017 there were 562,230 acres […]