Our Island, Our Future

Hynish and Harbours Project Informati...

Hynish and Harbours Project Information

Tiree Trust held their Open Project Information day today (Saturday 11th of November). Giving the community the opportunity to learn more about both the Hynish and Harbours Project. All full Trust members should now have received their ballot papers which must be returned to the Trust by 5pm on Tuesday the 14th of November. Below […]

Save a Life Course

Save a Life Course

Are you Eligible to Vote on the futur...

Are you Eligible to Vote on the future of Tiree Projects?

Tiree Trust is gearing up to conduct a community vote concerning the future of two major sets of island assets, the harbours at Scarinish and Milton and the buildings and assets at Hynish currently owned by Hebridean Trust.  The Trust has been investigating every aspect of community ownership and development of these assets for some […]

JOIN TIREE TRUST AND VOTE ON TWO EXCI...

JOIN TIREE TRUST AND VOTE ON TWO EXCITING PROJECTS

  For some time now, Tiree Community Development Trust has been working on two of the biggest community projects since the erection of Tilley back in 2010. Milton and Scarinish Harbour Over a year ago, Tiree Trust was approached by a group of fishermen who raised concerns regarding the state of Milton Harbour and were […]

Why Campers are Welcome on the Sunshi...

Why Campers are Welcome on the Sunshine Isle

Please find below our latest policy on camping and motorhomes on Tiree. There is lots of information about the Croft Site Camping scheme at the following link: click here. If you have any other questions please get in touch with our Ranger, Stephanie Cope by emailing ranger@tireetrust.org.uk or calling the office on 01879 220 074. Click […]

Community Events Save the Date!

Community Events Save the Date!

  Bonfire Night & Fireworks Display – Sunday the 5th of November Community Open Day – Consultation on Hynish and Harbours Christmas Lights Switch On – Friday the 1st of December We regret to inform the community that Tiree Trust will not be running a Hogmanay Dance this year due to a lack of available […]

September News Bites

September News Bites

An initial funding application has been submitted to the European Maritime Fisheries Fund for the Harbours Upgrade Project (Milton and Scarinish). The amount equates to half of the overall project cost and other funders are also being approached. Continuing with the funding updates, we hope to submit a Scottish Land Fund application by the end […]

Skeletal Thursday

Skeletal Thursday

Finally we reached the bottom of the cist and found about 80% of the bones of what we think might be a mature adult male. These could be about 5000 years old which is pretty amazing. With radiocarbon dating we will know for sure.  The missing bones include small hand and feet bones, ribs and […]

Wednesday Archeology Dig Update

Wednesday Archeology Dig Update

Today (Wednesday) we set up a wet sieving station so that we do not need to take all the samples back to Glasgow. All the sand from inside the cist is being sieved so that we can retrieve any tiny bones, such as finger and toe bones. Wet sieving helps the sand to move through […]

Momentous Monday at the Grave Dig!

Momentous Monday at the Grave Dig!

Well today saw a major discovery. Much to Fiona’s relief we revealed the skull and two upper leg bones that had been replaced in the cist. Hopefully beneath these we will find the rest of the skeleton in its original crouched position. The team will be at the site until the end of the week […]