Saturday, 27 April 2013

Community Buyout?

Raasay residents are being invited by the Scottish Government to reflect on the future of their island. There is the prospect of a community buyout to be read about on a BBC website item and for the consultation to continue until 7 June. The population is just under the 200 mark and the derivation of the island's name comes from the Old Norse for either 'roe deer' or possibly 'horse'.

Scottish Islands Explorer - the consultation will be over before the next issue

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