Corpach and Spean Bridge community asset transfers approved

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Community asset transfers have been approved for Corpach and Spean Bridge.

The transfers agreed at The Highland Council’s Communities and Place Committee last week are for the sale of community centre car park in Corpach to Kilmallie Community Centre for £7,500; and the inclusion of another car park in the extent of land to be transferred at Spean Bridge Community Centre to Spean Bridge Community Centre SCIO (Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation).

Councillors also agreed to the sale of Lochinver Mission Centre in Sutherland to Assynt Development Trust for £1.

Committee chairman Councillor Allan Henderson said: ‘Successful community asset transfers are great news for our  communities and The Highland Council remains committed even in these difficult times to facilitate applications.

‘Community asset transfers contribute to one of the council’s key strategic priorities which aims to encourage community led and run services involving more people in local decision making.’

Community asset transfer requests can be made under the Community Empowerment Act and all three approved last week by Highland councillors are subject to terms of transfer.