The only organisation dedicated to representing crofting
is the Scottish Crofting
"We are of the clear view that the LFASS 2019 shortfall can and must be made good to prevent the risk of land abandonment and the loss of all the many rural development benefits that hinge on active farming and crofting
in disadvantaged areas.
The court heard the purpose of the house grants scheme is for "the retention of population in the crofting
areas and the provision of assistance to crofters to enable them to build a house on their croft in order to be able to live on and work on the croft."
The programme, to be shown next month, will reveal their part in the Clearances, which saw tenant crofting
families forced off land to make way for animals.
As the deadline looms for them to declare more details of their "second jobs", newspaper reports claim members are making extra cash doing everything from advising drinks firms to crofting
London, June 28 (ANI): A survey has uncovered the outside interests of dozens of MPs who hold down paid positions, ranging from legal and media work to crofting
, and even grave digging.
Fifteen white-tailed sea eagles were released last month and William Fraser, chairman of Gairloch and Poolewe branch of the Crofting
Foundation, said he believed the birds responsible for the killings.
Among their topics are historical sites, a crofting
township, pottery usage, the kelping industry, collapse and clearance, and emigration to North America.
Reform Bill (published in draft in March 2005) seeks to update, simplify and extend existing crofting
Under the 1976 Crofting
Reform Act, crofters are entitled to 50 per cent of the development potential of the land.
In 1991, Charles shocked locals by bringing his own Highgrove veg when he arrived to sample crofting
life on the Isle of Berneray.
It is "a small, fertile crofting
island, currently inhabited by around 130 people," says The National Trust for Scotland.