Purchase of rural portfolio from Rio Tinto
Local focus 24 February 2014
We have purchased a 4,500 acre agricultural land portfolio in Northumberland from Rio Tinto. The portfolio will now be known as the Ellington estate.
The portfolio includes agricultural land, farm buildings, 19 homes, and an operational 13 turbine wind farm leased to Scottish Power Renewables.
Further information: Northumberland rural estate purchased
Searching for the stars of Scottish seafood
Local focus 13 February 2014
We are sponsoring the fish and seafood category in the Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards to find the very best premium food products.
The award is open to companies whose products are produced, processed and packaged in Scotland.
Further information: Search is on for stars of Scottish seafood
Dunster woodland activity centre gets go ahead
Local focus 05 February 2014
A proposed woodland activity centre near Nutcombe Bottom, close to our Dunster estate, has been granted planning permission by the Exmoor National Park Authority after an extensive period of consultation.
Further information: Woodland activity centre granted planning permission
News 05 February 2014
A proposed woodland activity centre near Nutcombe Bottom, near Dunster, has been granted planning permission by the Exmoor National Park Authority after an extensive period of consultation.
Funding The Green Blue programme
Local focus 23 January 2014
We have granted the Royal Yachting Association and British Marine Federation's innovative environmental awareness programme, The Green Blue, funding for a further three years.
Further information: Raising environmental awareness among boaters
News 21 January 2014
We have begun the New Year with a raft of new planning consents, sales and purchases as we look to increase activity across our strategic land portfolio.