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Not in my back yard?

August 17, 2015

CLTs consist of people who devote hundreds of hours of their time to bring projects forward. They also stake their local reputations on the quality of the outcome. Never ceasing to be impressed at such commitment, earlier this year Wessex commissioned research into what motivates people to volunteer for CLTs. The report will be published…

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Aspirational Communites: Lyme at last!

August 17, 2015

Talk of ‘affordable homes for local people’ can rumble on​ ​​in communities ​for years when​ there appear to be no suitable sites,​​ ​t​​​​here are doubts about what might get built, or​ there is outright opposition to development. CLTs succeed by providing leadership, local knowledge, drive, scrutiny, commitment and, ultimately, a vehicle for safeguarding community assets.​…

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Flourishing CLTs

August 17, 2015

Established by Wessex Community Assets and Carnegie UK in April 2010, the Wessex CLT Project now supports more than 20 Community Land Trusts across Somerset, Devon and Dorset (see map below). Over the past 5 years: 4 CLT schemes have been completed 7 are on site 3 have planning consent 2 have applications pending, and 6…

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