Community buy-out for Ulva?

Ulva sale update: a community buyout by the North West Mull Community Woodland Company (NWMCWC) has been proposed to the Scottish government.

According to Scottish newspaper The National, the application for the buy-out states that the overall aim is to manage the estate “to provide sustainable benefits for the community in the short to medium term and in the long term for future generations including the repopulation of the island”.

It adds: “This sale marks a crossroads in the history of Ulva and North West Mull and provides a golden opportunity to ensure the survival and bolster the development of a fragile and remote community, enabling a vibrant and sustainable future for generations to come.”