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Community Ownership: Assets for People and Place - Newton Stewart

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Creebridge House Hotel

6 Creebridge

Newton Stewart

DG8 6NP

United Kingdom

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What is Community Asset Transfer?

Are there publicly owned land and buildings in your community that you think the community could make better use of? Do you want to find out about the new community rights in Scotland that can help you?

Learn about the powers that communities have to take ownership, lease or manage land and buildings. What assets can be transferred into community ownership and how you go about it.


9.30am Registration and coffee

10am – Start - Welcome and introduction

If Not You then Who?

What are the Rights of Communities?

Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 nuts and bolts of community rights

Community Support?

Input from the key Third Sector Support Agencies in the area

COSS support and practical tools available

Coffee

Viability not Liability

Lunch

Those who have gone before: hearing from a community group managing an asset.

Acquisition Funding

HIE – Scottish Land Fund / BIG lottery – Community Assets

Post Acquisition Development Funding

Big Lottery

14:00 - END

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Creebridge House Hotel

6 Creebridge

Newton Stewart

DG8 6NP

United Kingdom

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