Young Adults and Community Land Management

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In Scotland legislative provision affords communities the right to buy the land they live on from private landlords and from some public bodies. This model of land ownership depends on the active participation of local volunteers to make up the boards which manage the land.

In her briefing Young Adults and Community Land Management , Dr Louise Senior explores the experiences of young adults involved in this form of civic participation in the Western Isles. Their engagement is crucial to the long-term sustainability and succession plans of community owned estates.

 

The effect of place and space on patterns of participation in libraries and leisure centres

The UEP project has undertaking research examining the effect of place and space on patterns of participation in libraries and leisure centres. The findings shed light on potential new ways to encourage public attendance.

Read about the research findings and access our report: The effect of place and space on patterns of participation in libraries and leisure centres.