Scottish crofting

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StatementJohn R. Gold and Margaret M. Gold.
SeriesDiscussion paper in geography ;, no. 26
ContributionsGold, Margaret M.
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LC ClassificationsZ5075.G8 G643 1991, HD1511.S35 G643 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1768708M
LC Control Number92120311

Crofting is a particularly Scottish way of managing the land that is now breathing new life into the Highland glens. In recent high-profile cases in Assynt, Knoydart and the islands of Eigg and Gigha, local crofters have taken ownership of the land on which they have lived as tenants for  › History › Europe › Great Britain.

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– Tavish Scott, Member of the Scottish Parliament for Shetland and Co-Convener, Scottish Parliament Cross Party-Group on Crofting “Lawyers will hate this book – it takes a complex subject and makes it understandable to the Crofting law can sometimes seem like an existential exercise, wondering how to make sense of a confusing set Scottish crofting book rules in an uncertain world.

It is not possible to discuss crofting without reference to the law, and as this book by Brian Inkster shows, there is a considerable body of legislation which underpins the subject. Because it is a practical guide, the book does not seek to analyse this   The Making of the Crofting Community By (author) James Hunter.

This book has been seminal in bringing to the fore the injustices that have been inflicted on the Highlands in the name of government andlandlord – injustices often lost in the name of dry statistics and academic n by a man who has gone on to become both an award-winning historian of the Highlands and a leading   Recommended List of Scottish Books The Crofting Way: Katharine Stewart’s Buy this book here - X £ The Crofting Way by Katharine Stewart, author of Croft in the Hills, Garden in the Hills and The Post in the Hills collects together the best of the On the Croft and Country Diary columns she wrote for the Scotsman over many years.

“Lawyers will hate this book – it takes a complex subject and makes it understandable to the layman.” Russell Smith, Crofter and former Chair, Scottish Crofting Federation “This is a really useful resource and certainly the most readable book on crofting law in existence.” Inksters provide a free legal advice helpline on crofting law to members of the Scottish Crofting Federation.

Brian provides tutoring on Acquiring and Evaluating a Croft / Crofting Law Basics to the Access to Crofting Toolkit Course run by the Scottish Crofting Federation. PURCHASE THE BOOK ONLINE NOW AT A SPECIAL Tavish Scott MSP, Co-Convener of the Scottish Parliament Cross-Party Group on Crofting, said: This is an extremely helpful guide to crofting law which will help all who have to navigate the Byzantine routes through the law of the land.

Sir Crispin Agnew of Lochnaw Bt QC, Chairman of the Crofting Law Group, said: Brian’s new book is an Established and run by crofters themselves, SCF is dedicated to campaigning for crofters and fighting for the future of crofting.

By actively engaging with agencies and government at local, national and international levels, we influence policy on rural, agricultural, social, environmental issues.

Originally set up in as the Scottish Crofters Union, the organisation continues to protect Crofting tenants have secure rights to stay on their land, but they also have a responsibility to use the land well.

This section explains more. Housing laws differ between Scotland and England. This content applies to Scotland only. Get advice if you're in England. Chat with us - we're online   Antiquarian Scottish Books in Adobe Reader format Our collection of books acquired from various sources; Online Scottish Books This is a list of sites where you can read Scottish books that have been scanned in by taking pictures of each page or in text.

Wigtown Scotland's National Book Town; Special Books (where we have contact with the Author) Scotland, especially in the Scottish Highlands and Islands have a unique land ownership system called a croft, where people are in a partnership with the crofting commission who technically own the land, while the “tenants” have an inheritable right to pass on or sell the right to live and farm the ://   Crofting is a form of land also involves small-scale food production, particularly in the Scottish Highlands.

Within the 19th century, townships, and individual crofts were established on the better land. Then a large area of poorer-quality hill ground was shared by all the crofters of the township for feeding their ://   Welcoming the publication of the book Patrick Krause, Chief Executive of the Scottish Crofting Federation, said: "This is a book that has been awaited since crofting law was formed, a book that lays out what the, notoriously difficult to navigate, 'sea of legislation' is about." Training aligns to the National Occupational Standards for Crofting and other relevant vocational skills.

To ensure equity and guard against unconscious bias our training is developed following the recommendations of the Women in Agriculture, Scottish Government Taskforce.

Training opportunities are provided for aspiring and new entrants to crofting and also practical, croft-based, hands-on This case study focuses on Geall, a community in the Scottish Outer Hebrides. With an understanding gained from an intimate, long-term relationship with Scotland, things Scottish, and the people of the community the author describes Geall as a human community and places it in the wider cultural, historical, economic, and sociopolitical contexts of maintaining relationships to Scotland, England ?id=7ZNnAAAAMAAJ.

The book is edited and has an excellent scene-setting introduction by local author Julia Muir Watt, and is beautifully illustrated with apposite drawings, diagrams and maps. Scottish Crofting. Iona: The Living Memory of a Crofting Community The Hebridean island of Iona has been the focus of intense outside interest for over years, from the The Scottish Crofting Federation (SCF) is compiling a list of those interested in acquiring a croft and will provide information on how to find a croft and vacant crofts available.

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You can contact them by email: [email protected] or telephone: This is only the beginning of the ://   An introduction to Scottish agriculture directly related to crofters and smallholders.

Peer to peer support and a face-to-face training event with industry experts to give you a step up to starting out in crofting, taking on a croft or to update your knowledge and develop your crofting business.

Course synopsis: THEME 1: EVALUATING AND AQUIRING A CROFT (Eilidh Ross) Based on   An introduction to Scottish agriculture directly related to crofters and smallholders. Peer to peer support and a face-to-face training event with industry experts to give you a step up to starting out in crofting, taking on a croft or to update your knowledge and develop your crofting business.

(Limited fully funded places available for anyone aged )   Sir Crispin, I understand, is not planning a new edition of his book, but Derek Flyn of this parish and Keith Graham, formerly Principal Clerk of the Scottish Land Court, are engaged in preparing a new edition of the still useful Donald J.

MacCuish and Derek Flyn book on Crofting Law, which was published in It is a heroic endeavour, and A new book on crofting law was launched this week at a reception held in the main law library of the Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow.

A Practical Guide to Crofting Law has been written by crofting law expert Brian Inkster. The book is an introduction to crofting law for those with an interest in it or who may touch upon it in their :// Welcoming the publication of the book Patrick Krause, Chief Executive of the Scottish Crofting Federation, said: This is a book that has been awaited since crofting law was formed, a book that lays out what the, notoriously difficult to navigate, ‘sea of legislation’ is 2 Hunter, Crofting Community, 4, 87, 91, 94,3 Reviews of critical commentary on Hunter's book can be found in Ewen Cameron, Land for the People.

The British government and the Scottish Highlands, c. – (East Linton, ), 1–15; Hunter, Crofting Community, 2nd edn, 1– Scottish Crofting Federation, Kyle of Lochalsh. K likes.

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The SCF is dedicated to campaigning for crofters and fighting for the future of ://?__xts__[0]=ARCtz1smELhkfeaEIpd of the book, is the story of the crofting community’s. struggle to break free of its confinement (p.

1 07). In the The British Government and the Scottish Highlands, c.1 (East Scottish Crofting Federation and The MacRobert Trust invite the nomination of young crofters for the award of Young Crofter of the Year We are looking for young folk of 40 years or less who are crofting in a sustainable and enterprising way and who play an active part in their crofting community or make a great ambassador for :// Scottish Crofting Federation 18 hrs Book quickly, two more places just been released for each of these popular courses - Turkey Production for Christmas and Virtual Sheepdog Handler ://   Land, Faith and the Crofting Community: Christianity and Social Criticism in the Highlands of Scotland By (author) Allan W.

Maccoll. This book probes the deep-rooted links between the land, the people and the religious culture of the Scottish Highlands and Islands in the nineteenth :// COVID Resources.

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Common Grazings Committees properly constituted under regulation by the Crofting Commission; Crofters with shares in a common grazing that is not regulated may qualify for help with the cost of establishing a properly constituted committee.

A full list of eligible work can be found in the full scheme ://  1 CROSS-PARTY GROUP on CROFTING Meeting 1 of Parliamentary Session 5 Scottish Parliament, room Q Wednesday 29 June at MINUTESOverturning many assumptions about Scotland's history, this book takes both traditional topics and new themes, making them fascinating and accessible for those wanting to understand the recent development of this historic nation, as the first Scottish Parliament since prepares to meet in the summer of