Assets for People and Place

Event Date


Are there Publicly Owned buildings and land in your community that you think could and should be used by the community? Want to find out what new opportunities there are in recent Scottish law that could help? this event is for Community Organisations in the Larnarkshier area that want to find out more about Asset Transfer and how it can benifit communitys

 

Venue: Whitehill Neighbourhood Centre 9 Hunter Road Whitehill Hamilton ML3 0LH  

 

9.30am registration and coffee

 

10am – Start - Welcome and introduction David Henderson, COSS advisor

 

10.10am – If Not You then Who? Lynn Molleson, COSS advisor

 

Identifying and evidencing community needs and considering options for assets that address the needs.

 

10.30am – What are the Rights of Communities? David Henderson, COSS Advisor

 

Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 nuts and bolts of community rights

 

11.00am – Community Support in South Lanarkshire Peter McGhee, VASLAN

 

11.20am –South Lanarkshire Council Community Asset Transfer process, John McCafferty, Senior Development Advisor, South Lanarkshire Council

 

11.45am – COSS support and practical tools available – David Henderson, COSS advisor

 

11.30 – Coffee

 

11.50 – Viability not Liability – Lynn Molleson COSS advisor

 

Do you have the Leadership and skills and do you have a Viable and Sustainable project?

 

12.15 – North Cost connections video

 

12.45 – Lunch

 

13.30 – a local example of asset transfer

 

14.00 – Acquisition Funding

 

HIE – Scottish Land Fund (tbc)

 

14.30 – Post Acquisition Development Funding

 

Big Lottery – Community Assets

 

15.00 – END

 

To book go to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/assets-for-people-and-place-tickets-53533927418  or contact Peter McGhee at VASLan peter.mcghee@vaslan.org.uk or call 01698 300 390