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Wessex CLT Project – Summer Update 2017

June 16, 2017

Our Summer Update 2017 is here:

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Vacancy – Affordable Housing Adviser

June 15, 2017

The Wessex Community Land Trust Project is expanding to become the Wessex Community Housing Project; a hub for providing technical support to community-led affordable housing projects across Somerset, Devon and Dorset. This expansion will be funded by contributions from up to 13 local authorities allocations of the Government’s Community Housing Fund. We are now seeking an experienced…

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Christmas Update

December 12, 2016

Our Christmas 2016 Update is now available here:

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Evidence to a APP

October 31, 2016

The National Housing Taskforce is a cross-sectoral and political coalition convened by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Housing and Planning and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (Click here). As one of 12 distinct areas of work, the Taskforce has commissioned he National CLT Network to organise an inquiry into how to support and enable ‘new sources of…

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Christow CLT’s project with Teign Housing on Countryfile

October 24, 2016

Coverage of Christow CLT’s project with Teign Housing on Dartmoor. The land was donated by Teignbridge DC.

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Time lapse construction of 18 passivhaus homes

September 28, 2016

Watch this amazing one minute time lapse of the construction of 18 passivhaus homes by Christow CLT and Teign Housing.

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New website

September 1, 2016

Please have a look at our new website where you can see information about what we do and find out about the projects that we are currently supporting.  

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Building Resilient Communities

August 15, 2016

The Friends Provident Foundation funded Building Resilient Communities project has been continuing to work with CLTs and Community Benefit Societies which have completed one project and are exploring whether a new project is viable. The types of project being supported are supported housing for older people, woodland, renewable energy schemes, the acquisition and renovation of…

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Charity Farm

Ashcott – Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

August 4, 2016

This is a picture of Charity Farm. It is in the High Street near to Manor House. On maps dated 1796, 1886 and 1904 Charity Farm was called Poor Estate Farm. On a 1985 map the name had changed to Charity Farm. When the owner of Poor Estate Farm died  he left the farm and…

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Welcome to 5 new CLTs: Yarcombe, the Seavingtons, Pill, South Petherton and Marshfield

August 3, 2016

Pill and Marshfield are the first CLTs in North Somerset and South Gloucestershire respectively. Yarcombe, South Petherton and the Seavingtons’ CLT add to those with homes now complete in East Devon and South Somerset. All are now incorporated as Community Benefit Societies and progressing well with the search for a site. Most of the CLTs…

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