News from June 2016
Mangersta shareholders to appoint new grazings committee
30 June 2016
The Crofting Commission confirmed today that it has written to shareholders of Mangersta Common Grazings to advise that the grazings constable has concluded his investigations and has stepped down enabling shareholders to appoint a new committee of their choice.
In the l...
Highland Self Build Loan Fund
28 June 2016
Introducing a brand new fund for self builders in the Highlands!
The Scottish Government’s ‘Highland Self Build Loan Fund’, is to be administered by The Highlands Small Communities Housing Trust, who are now accepting applications.
It has been recognised t...
Open letter from Crofting Commission's Chief Executive
14 June 2016
Update from Crofting Commission’s Chief Executive
An open letter has been issued by the Crofting Commission’s Chief Executive, Catriona Maclean which reads:
There has been much said recently about the Crofting Commission and its actions, in particular in relatio...
Crofting Commission confirm resignation of Commissioner
09 June 2016
The Crofting Commission today confirmed that William Swann decided to resign from the position of Commissioner on Thursday 2, June.
William Swann, from the Isle of Skye, was appointed as Commissioner by Scottish Ministers in January 2012 and has provided significant contributi...
Crofting Commission emphasise the role of grazings committees in representing shareholders
08 June 2016
The Crofting Commission is emphasising the important role of grazings committees in representing shareholders and maintaining and improving common grazings.
Grazings committees play a crucial part in the crofting system and in the effective shared management of common grazings...