Assets for People and Place – 5th February 2019, Hamilton

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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 Lanarkshire area that want to find out more about Asset Transfer and how it can benefit communities
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, see VASLan’s Eventbrite listings or contact Peter McGhee at VASLan or call 01698 300 390 

The venue for the event is Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire’s office at 155 Montrose Crescent, Hamilton ML3 6LQ