News from August 2021
Crofting Commission announce new East Highlands Commissioner
23 August 2021
The Crofting Commission announced today that Archie MacNab was appointed as the new elected Commissioner from the East Highlands constituency. Commissioner MacNab’s appointment will run until 2022 and follows the recent resignation of Rod MacKenzie.
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New entrants making the most of community-owned croft on Colonsay
09 August 2021
A tenancy termination by the Crofting Commission on the Isle of Colonsay paved the way for new entrants Lizzie & Darragh Keenaghan to bring a croft back into purposeful use. In less than two years, The Wee Croft has brought positive contributions to the social and envir...
Crofting Commission and Scottish Crofting Federation welcome responsible tourism
03 August 2021
Responsible tourism is at the heart of a new initiative to deepen the understanding of crofting during the holiday period. The Crofting Commission have produced an informative leaflet to educate visitors about crofting and encouraging them to be considerate of the environment and...