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Newlands Community Development Trust (NCDT) serves the small parish of Newlands in the Tweeddale area of the Scottish Borders and the surrounding area. This rural area has grappled with isolation and limited local services and employment opportunities. NCDT’s work in technology and the circular economy aims to tackle these challenges through direct service-provision, supporting local businesses, organisations and households, and generating good-quality skilled jobs and learning opportunities.
The Community Ownership Support Service (COSS) is funded by the Scottish Government to support community based groups in Scotland take a stake in or ownership of previously publicly owned land or buildings.
Community Shares Scotland is a national organisation that exists to raise awareness of the community shares model and support communities who wish to raise money this way.