News from March 2021
We want your input
26 March 2021
The Crofting Commission are looking to get a better understanding of croft under-use and availability to new entrants. We are looking for crofters, aspiring crofters, crofting community residents and anyone else with views on this to complete our anonymous survey. The results wil...
National Development Plan for Crofting
18 March 2021
The Scottish Government have published the National Development Plan for Crofting which highlights the core elements necessary to ensure that crofting remains at the heart of our rural and remote rural communities. National Development Plan for Crofting - gov.scot (www...
Why do calls from the Crofting Commission show a 01224 prefix and not an 01463 ?
18 March 2021
As our staff continue to work from home we looked at the easiest and most effective means to allow our staff to contact crofters directly and vice versa. As all staff had access to Microsoft Teams for video meetings and internal telephone calls this ...
Fourth post in the Western Isles advertised
12 March 2021
A fourth vacancy in the Western Isles has been advertised by the Crofting Commission. We are now looking to recruit a Residency and Land Use Casework Officer who will be based in Benbecula. Together with the 2 development posts and the Stornoway-based corporate services post, adv...
Women on Boards
01 March 2021
Following on from Commission, David Campbell's blog encouraging women to consider standing as Board members in the next crofting elections https://croftingcommission.wordpress.com/ We have created a short survey that is designed to seek information on women&rsqu...