Actions and Detail Panel
New Rights, New Resources and Revenues - Oban
Thu 10 November 2016, 10:00 – 16:30 GMT
This event will cover the 3Rs that everyone involved in taking on an asset needs to think about - what Rights do we have as communities? What Resources are out there to help us in terms of funding? And, how will we bring in some Revenue to keep the asset sustainable?
Aimed primarily at community groups thinking about, or having newly taken on, an asset.
This event is Free to attend. Max 2 members per group. Staff from Relevant Authorities may want to attend and are welcome to sign up. Priority will however be given to community groups.
9:30 - Coffee and registration
10am - welcome
AM session RIGHTS- an overview of recent legislation enhancing community rights to acquire assets and what this means for your community
RESOURCES - outlining the key funders in acquiring and developing assets
11am - Coffee break
Accessing Funding - the commuity project journey (Speaker TBC) - pitfalls and top tips
1pm - 1:30 - Lunch
1:30 - 3pm - REVENUES - Is there a gap in that market?
An interactive and practical session looking at different asset examples from enterprising communities; indentifying key issues and what you can put in to practice in your own community.
3.00pm - 3.15pm Coffee You can leave after this or take the opportunity to stay on to attend a seminar hosted by Rural Housing Scotland. You will need to register separately for this event. Go to .https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/rural-housing-fund-an-opportunity-for-community-led-housing-in-argyll-tickets-28600571078
3.15 - 4.10 pm - New Rural & Island Housing Fund
Rural Housing Scotland is hosting a seminar on the new Rural and Island Housing Fund. Information and support will be provided to organisations in Argyll, including what kind of projects are eligible, how to apply and how much grant is available. Rural Housing Scotland will also give details on how communities in other parts of Scotland have developed affordable housing in their own communities. Information from partner and other support organisations will also be available.
4.15pm Closing Remarks