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Register of Crofts goes live

28/08/2017

Today the Crofting Commission has launched its Register of Crofts (RoC) online giving the public direct access to the Register for the first time. 

Chief Executive, Bill Barron, said,  “This is a major step forward for the Commission. The Register of Crofts contains thousands of entries, detailing such things as the name, location, and extent of each individual croft.  Every year, we receive thousands of enquiries for information held in the Register, so public access to the information will greatly improve our service to customers.  The information available via the Register online will be updated on a daily basis and will be built on over time to include such things as decrofting directions and apportionment orders. “

Rod Mackenzie, Convener, went on to say, ”Although having public access to the Register of Crofts should prove invaluable to crofters, landlords and solicitors, we must remember the information contained within the Register is only as good as they make it.  We’d encourage people to go online and look at the details for their croft and if there is any information that they don’t think is correct to contact the Commission by emailing info@crofting.scotland.gov.uk so the records can be checked and if necessary updated “

The Register of Crofts online is available via our website at www.crofting.scotland.gov.uk/register-of-crofts-roc   

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Crofting Roadshows 2017

The Crofting Commission will be appointing a new panel of Assessors in Spring 2018. If you are part of a crofting community and want to be more involved join us at a crofting roadshow near you to find out more about the role of Assessors and a general update on Commission activities.
TIME: 7:30 - 9pm
DATES/VENUES:

20 November - Ayre Hotel, Kirkwall

21 November - Busta House Hotel, Brae, Shetland

22 November - Rogart Hall, Rogart

29 November - Falls of Lora Hotel, Connel

30 November - Nevis Centre, Fort William

4 December - Dark Island Hotel, Benbecula

5 December - Caladh Inn Hotel, Stornoway

6 December - Gairloch Village Hall, Gairloch

Crofting Commission, Great Glen House, Leachkin Road, Inverness, IV3 8NW 

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