Month: August 2022

Community makes history as South Scotland’s biggest land buyout gets over the line to double size of nature reserve

Langholm Initiative logo

The South of Scotland’s largest community buyout is set to double in size having defied the odds and “achieved the impossible” for a second time in two years, following one of the most ambitious community fundraising campaigns ever seen.  A historic agreement for 5,300 acres of land and three properties between The Langholm Initiative charity… Read more »

Take a tour of Robert Burns Ellisland Museum in the world of Minecraft

Minecraft created Ellisland Farm.

Now you can explore Robert Burns Ellisland Museum and Farm in Minecraft. Players can navigate the faithfully recreated 18th century farm and interact with the bard, his wife Jean Armour, their son Bobby and some of the animals on the farm, in the Explore Ellisland Minecraft game. Explore Ellisland includes a new recording of Auld… Read more »