Sarah Beattie- Smith, our lead candidate for South of Scotland, Janet Moxley and Andy Wightman, Land Reform spokesperson and MSP candidate for Lothian, all braced the snow to support Wannlockhead in their community buyout proposal. The small former mining community is ready to take on Britain's largest private landowner, the Duke of Buccleuch.
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A small, fairly prosperous rural town like Biggar probably isn't the sort of place which immediately springs to mind in the context of Land Reform. However, just one afternoon walking around a identified several issues where Land Reform would bring improvements to the community.
South Lanarkshire Greens have obtained a copy of the SLC Common Good register showing land that was gifted to communities in times past. We will be following up a number of questions on this, like, who gets the income from the sale or rental of these sites?
Following confirmation recently that a hen harrier found dead near the Daer reservoir had been shot, Clydesdale Green activist Janet Moxley commented on raptor persecution in the area.
A screening of the film Symphony of the Soil to mark 2015 - International Year of Soils with director Deborah Koons Garcia and soil scientist Dr Janet Moxley
Lanarkshire Greens will be having a stall at Biggar Show. All helpers welcome, or just come along, say hello and find out more about what we're up to. Biggar Show is a great day out - crafts, displays, animals and refreshments and children's activities.