Scottish Land Commission launches monthly community events
Scottish Land Commission Press Release
The newly formed Scottish Land Commission has announced a series of community ‘Meet and Greet’ events taking place across Scotland.
The Scottish Land Commission, which was officially established on the 1 April 2017, is holding a series of monthly meet and greet events to give people across the country the opportunity to find out more about the work of the organisation, meet with Commissioners and to discuss priorities for land reform.
Chair of the Scottish Land Commission, Andrew Thin, said:
“The Commissioners and I are really keen to get out and about to speak to people, in both urban and rural Scotland, to let them know more about the work of the Commission and to also find out what they think the priorities for land reform should be.
“By holding monthly events throughout the year from Stornoway to Dumfries, Inverurie to Clydebank, we hope to meet as many people as possible. I would encourage everyone to attend and make the most of the opportunity to meet with Commissioners to discuss the land reform agenda. It is important that all voices are heard and we work together to make the most of our land.”
The first of the monthly Meet and Greet events will take place at the Simpson Institute, Upper Largo, Fife on Thursday 27 April from 7pm and will be followed by:
· Thursday 25 May, 7pm — Aberdeenshire
Thainstone Mart, Inverurie
· Thursday 22 June, 7pm — Edinburgh
Leith Community Centre, Leith
· Thursday 27 July, 7pm — Borders
Venue to be confirmed, Biggar
· Thursday 21 September, 7pm — Glasgow
Clydebank Town Hall, Clydebank
· Thursday 26 October, 7pm — Dumfries
Georgetown Community Centre, Dumfries
· Thursday 23 November, 7pm — Perthshire
Comrie Community Centre, Comrie
· Thursday 22 February 2018, 7pm – Skye
The Finglas Centre, Portree
· Thursday 22 March 2018, 7pm – Isle of Lewis
Bridge Community Centre, Stornoway
The events are free and tea and coffee will be provided. For more information visit www.landcommission.gov.scot, call 0300 244 4452 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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