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Community Ownership: Assets for People and Place-2 Feb 2019

Sat 2 February 2019

09:30 – 15:30 GMT


The Salutation Hotel

34 South Street



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 – Lynn Molleson, COSS Advisor

10.10am – If Not You then Who? Lynn Molleson COSS Advisor

10.30am – What are the Rights of Communities? Nicky Donald COSS Advisor

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

11.00am –Community Support in Tayside area?

Input from the key Third Sector Support Agencies in the area

11.10am – COSS support and practical tools available – Lynn Molleson COSS Advisor

11.30 – Coffee

11.50 – Viability not Liability – David Henderson, COSS Advisor

12.45 – Lunch

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

14.10 – Acquisition Funding

HIE – Scottish Land Fund / BIG lottery – Community Assets / The Robertson Trust

14.50 – Post Acquisition Development Funding

The Robertson Trust / Big Lottery

15.30 – END