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
 
Agenda
 
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

Booking
 
To book, see VASLan’s Eventbrite listings or contact Peter McGhee at VASLan peter.mcghee@vaslan.org.uk or call 01698 300 390 

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