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Scotland round-up: Minister bangs the drum for land reform, global warming ruining historic buildings

Words: Roger Milne

A round-up of planning news in Scotland: 16 May-22 may, 2015

Minister bangs the drum for land reform

Scottish environment minister Alison McLeod has insisted that there is strong support for the administration’s proposals on land reform.

The Planner

Planning research conference requires abstract submissions

The deadline submission date for abstracts for the 2015 UK-Ireland Planning Research Conference is fast approaching.

The Planner

Protesters write to FM in bid to stop Cairngorms wind farm

Outdoors enthusiasts and conservationists have sent an open letter to Scotland’s First Minister in a last-minute plea to block approval for a wind farm the size of Perth being built in one of Scotland’s most scenic wild landscapes in the Cairngorms

The Scotsman

Global warming ruining Scotland’s historic buildings

The country’s most ancient and treasured historical attractions are coming under increasing threat from the effects of global warming, warns Historic Environment Scotland.

The Scotsman 

Public exhibition for Nigg Bay Development Framework

Aberdeen Harbour Board, Scottish Enterprise and Aberdeen City Council have started consulting on a development framework for Nigg Bay, Altens and East Tullos that will consider the long-term development and regeneration opportunities arising as a result of the proposed new harbour at Nigg Bay.

Aberdeen City Council