Complete your Crofting Census online
18 January 2021
Rod Mackenzie, our Convener, has just completed his Crofting Census form online, here's what he had to say. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HasUDuhCy8c
The Green Bowl
13 January 2021
The Green Bowl is an excellent example of what can be achieved when a community, crofters and non-crofters, work together.
Our thanks to Helen and Tessa for their time in pulling all the information together and to Cassie for the photos.
Read the full story https://cr...
Plana Gàidhlig 2020 – 2025
18 December 2020
Thuirt an t-Àrd-Oifigear, Bill Barron, “Tha mi air leth toilichte gu bheil am Plana Gàidhlig againn airson nam bliadhnaichean troimhe gu  air aontachadh le Bòrd na Gàidhlig. Tha an Coimisean làn dealasach a thaobh Gàidhlig adh...
Crofting Commission to step up its Duties work.
03 December 2020
At its Board meeting today, the Crofting Commissioners agreed the recommendations from a short term working group on crofting Duties.
The recommendations agreed by Commissioners are:
The Residency and Land Use Team will target non-returners of the Crofting Census, with prio...
Applications invited for Crofting Commission Jobs in the Western Isles
01 December 2020
In July this year we announced that additional funding provided by Fergus Ewing, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Tourism, would allow us to establish four permanent new posts in the Western Isles. We are therefore pleased to say that today the first of these posts h...
Do we have your current address?
02 October 2020
At the end of October we will be extracting the data from the Register of Crofts to issue the 2020 Crofting Census, so remember it is your responsibility to make sure we have your current address. It's easy to get your information updated just drop an email to email@example.com...
Our policy on subletting and short term lets has changed
17 August 2020
Our policy on subletting and short term lets by non-resident crofters has changed and as a result the Commission will normally restrict applications from non-resident crofters to five years or less, unless there are exceptional circumstances which would j...
It's competition time
13 August 2020
It’s competition time again and your change to win a £25 Amazon voucher.
The competition is open to anyone aged 16yrs or under. The categories are:
• Working the croft
• My pet on t...
Additional funding will create jobs in the Western Isles
08 July 2020
Crofting Commission Convener Rod Mackenzie said: “This is an important day for crofting and its future and we thank Fergus Ewing, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Tourism, for his recognition of the importance of crofting by giving the Crofting Commission this funding boo...
Crofting Commissioners limit their travel
16 March 2020
Crofting Commissioners will limit their travel to Inverness this week by telephoning into their Board Meeting that will be held on Thursday 19 March 2020. At this point in time the meeting will still be open for members of the public to attend, but those Commissi...