Scottish Land Fund
In the second instalment of our island depopulation series, we visited Orkney to find out why the archipelago's population is growing more quickly than any other in Scotland.
Barriers such as red tape, incomplete data and difficulties tracking down absentee landlords must be urgently tackled to help cities access community ownership.
An isolated Scottish community turned down a £2.7 million scheme to bring badly needed new housing, opportunities and environmental improvements to the area.
Nine out of ten of Scotland’s shooting properties, including some owned by billionaires, are exempt from paying £10.5 million in annual business rates, it is revealed.
A fund set up to help community buyouts is heavily skewed towards a few local authority areas and has spent millions on buying assets already in public ownership.
Residents of a Dumfriesshire village have published a detailed proposal for a community buyout of land owned by the Duke of Buccleuch.