Doirin Graham – on Community-Led Local Development now

Doirin Graham is the CEO of Clare Local Development Company which on Monday learned that it was successful in its bid for LEADER funding worth €8.9m to County Clare. Doirin's company, set up in 1992, went against the tide in competing with the county's new Local and Community Development Committee for the funding. It was … Continue reading Doirin Graham – on Community-Led Local Development now

Ulva buyout bid wins Scottish Government go-ahead

A COMMUNITY group has been given the green light to mount a £4.2 million bid to buy a Scottish island which has a population of just six, including two children. Members of the North West Mull Community Woodland Company (NWMCWC) were delighted at the news, which was announced by Land Reform Secretary Roseanna Cunningham. They … Continue reading Ulva buyout bid wins Scottish Government go-ahead

Development Trusts Association Scotland

Development Trusts Association Scotland (DTAS) is an independent, member-led organisation which aims to promote, support and represent development trusts in Scotland. Established in 2003, DTAS now has over 250 development trust members – community-led organisations using a combination of enterprise and creativity to improve the quality of life for local people in urban, rural and … Continue reading Development Trusts Association Scotland