The Community Learning Eigg-change

Some images courtesy of @juradevelopment The value of Community Learning Exchanges was clear from the moment the Rural Renewal CLE in Mull was coming to an end. Every attendee asked whether it would be possible to organise further exchanges that would help strengthen the newly formed island connections. We are delighted to be able tocontinue reading

Rural Renewal Community Learning Exchange

Our Island Home were delighted to be able to bring together organisations and individuals from the islands of Arran, Eigg, Jura, Luing, Lismore and Mull on the 16th and 17th October 2018. Thanks to Scottish Community Alliance’s Community Learning Exchange programme, we were able to provide site visits to three community led organisations on the Islecontinue reading

Sunshine in Stirling

Community Land Scotland maintaining its reputation as the sunniest conference! Friday 18th May saw 100+ individuals, passionate about Community Land Ownership travel from all over the country to Stirling for the annual Community Land Scotland Conference. The theme of this year’s conference was “What can we learn from Community Land Owners?”. The answer predicted incontinue reading

On The Road Again…

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been busy getting out and having conversations with new contacts and having new conversations with old contacts. As you will be aware, Rural Housing Scotland recently announced that we will have a dedicated set of feet on the ground to cover the West Coast from Lochaber to Campbeltown.continue reading

Keep Up to Date!

We’re keen to make ourselves as accessible as possible so that as many communities, individuals and organisations can approach us with any comments, questions, queries and proposals relating to affordable housing. However you want to contact us, just click on the relevant link below! Social Media: RHS Facebook | RHS Twitter | OIH Facebook |continue reading

What do Lochaber, Argyll and Arran have in Common?

Answer: From the 1st of April 2018 they will all have a Rural Housing Scotland Development Officer they can call on for advice and assistance should they consider investigating affordable housing in their communities. Through the Our Island Home project, RHS has been working with various island communities in Argyll and Highlands and we arecontinue reading

A Wee Bit of Site TLC

Afternoon All, Whilst I’m not under 3ft of snow like in other areas, it is still pretty darned cold so what better way to warm the cockles than getting stuck into this website administering show! Having never tried this before, it’s very much a case of learn as you go and so there *might* becontinue reading

Building Rural Futures – RHS Conference 2018

23rd February was the date for our annual conference. The theme this year was Building Rural Futures. As per usual, the conference was held in Birnam (with the pre-conference evening reception being held at Dunkeld House Hotel). We were delighted to welcome around 100 delegates and speakers to discuss various subjects ranging from Island Proofingcontinue reading