Bute Community Land Company

Scottish Island inspired bespoke furniture

Part of a community run store, former Goldman Sachs gold trader, turned furniture maker, Ray Beverley has been making chairs since 2003.
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Bute launches first online shopping co-operative

A group of producers and artists from the Isle of Bute have launched the country’s first online cooperative shop in a bid to change the fortunes of the island.
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Bute Community buy-out proceeds despite funding squeeze

Despite an unprecedentedly harsh funding environment, the people of Bute have managed to secure a community buyout of a section of Rhubodach Forest.
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Bute Residents Back Buy Out

The residents of the Isle of Bute have voted to back the community buy-out of Rhubodach Forest, a 1,700 acre forest at the north of the Island, being sold by the film director Lord Attenborough
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Company Profile

Real PR has been helping the Bute Community Land Company (BCLC) with the media strategy around the community buyout of a piece of land on the Isle of Bute.

The BCLC has been actively pursuing  a purchase of Rhubodach Forest as a community owned asset for Bute. The community has the statutory right to buy-out the privately owned forest under government legislation.

For more information on BCLC visit their website www.buteforest.com or call Ilya Scott on 0141 533 6975.