Our Island, Our Future

Socio-Economic Study

A second public meeting was held on the 22nd of March 2017 to discuss the outcomes and outputs from the recent Tiree Charrette & Socio Economic Study. The notes from the meeting can be read here: Charette Outcomes Meeting Notes

Tiree Charrette & Socio Economic Study

Tiree Community Development Trust is pleased to present the final Socio Economic Study and Strategy Report, which were the two main outputs from the work carried out by Ironside Farrar Ltd the consultancy firm employed to deliver the Charrette for the Trust. You can see the two documents below:

Socio Economic Study

Strategy Report

The £30,000 project was funded by Scottish Government Charrette Programme Funding (£15,000), Argyll & Bute Council (£5,000), Highlands & Islands Enterprise (£5,000) and The Trust (£5,000).

The main findings of the reports will be presented to the community at a public meeting on Wednesday 26th October, 7:30pm at An Talla.

 

 

Tiree Master Planning Bids Successful

TCDT received news last week that we have been successful in raising a total of £25,000 through the Scottish Government, Argyll & Bute Council and Highlands & Islands Enterprise to undertake a Socio-Economic Study and Master Planning exercise. The main funding will come from The Scottish Government Charrette Mainstreaming Programme 2015-16 and the result will give Tiree an updated Socio-Economic Study (last done in 2004) as well as a 4 day ‘Charrette’ (Intensive, inclusive planning and design workshops) which will help to ‘Master Plan’ the aspirations of the community as we try to tackle the de-population of the island. This information will also feed into the Tiree Community Growth Plan which is due to be re-drafted in 2016. Ironside Farrar has been selected to lead the project and has good knowledge of Tiree and its community following their Tiree Onshore Scenario Mapping Project  which looked at the potential onshore impacts of the previously proposed Argyll Array Windfarm development. Keep checking here for more information on the project, which will be available soon.