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June Funding bulletin from Argyll and...

Argyll and Bute Council produce a monthly interactive funding bulletin which is designed to help groups, businesses and individuals find their way through the funding maze. It also has a dedicated section to Covid-19 grants and loans.   To view, use the link below.   https://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/sites/default/files/funding_alert_197_june_2020.pdf If you require any further information regarding funding, please contact  Alison Clark   Covid-19 Response Coordinator  Tiree Community Development Trust   E: alison@tireetrust.org.uk  […]

Solar Project Information

Solar funds are here to make sure that no one on Tiree goes without food orhousehold essentials.

Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

On Friday 29 May 2020 the Chancellor announced that the government’s Self-Employment Income Support Scheme ( SSEISS)  will be extended, giving more security to individuals whose livelihoods are adversely affected by coronavirus.  Individuals can continue to apply for the first SEISS grant until 13 July. Under the first grant, eligible individuals can claim a taxable grant worth 80% […]

Help with mortgages to continue for h...

On the 25th May the Government announced that homeowners struggling to pay their mortgage due to Coronavirus will be able to extend their mortgage payment holiday for a further three months or alternatively can start making reduced payments.  The availability of a three-month mortgage holiday was first announced in March and the first of these will be coming to an end […]

BBC 4 PODCAST with Paul Lewis

9th May 2020 Useful 30-minute Podcast covering mortgages, advice on how to claim for support from the Self-employment Income Support Scheme, how to claim back ‘working from home’ costs and holiday refunds advice.  Pandemic-related salary cuts and being furloughed could affect your ability to get a mortgage. What will mortgage providers take into account – your previous normal salary or your 80% rate? And will job types in sectors […]

Argyll and Bute Council Coronavirus...

The UK and Scottish Governments have announced a package of support to assist businesses.  Argyll and Bute Council have produced a helpful interactive infographic. If you click anywhere on the image it will take you through to the master document on the Argyll and Bute website.  If you require any further information regarding funding, please contact Alison Clark  Covid-19 Response […]

Boost coming for the Hynish Heritage ...

A statement from Hebridean Trust: The Hebridean Trust was founded to celebrate our islands strong heritage, culture and language. Recognising the unique buildings and history we have in Hynish, they renovated what is now the Hynish Heritage Centre and linked exhibitions into what stands today. The Hebridean Trust has always been led from Oxford: but […]

AGM PAPERS

AGM Agenda & Previous Minutes   See below the accounts for Tiree Trust and the subsidiary companies. All accounts have been approved by the relevant board of directs. Trust Accounts 2018 CIT Accounts 2018 TCMAL Accounts 2018 TREL Accounts 2018

TRUST AGM – 19th May

  The Trust Group AGM’s (including Tiree Renewable Energy Ltd, Tiree Broadband and Tiree Community Maritime Assets Ltd) will take place on Sunday 19th May, 2:30pm at Tiree Lodge Hotel. The meeting is open to the community with full Trust members entitled to one vote each on director elections and other issues. If you would […]

Hynish Project Officer Post

Tiree Trust has secured funding from the Scottish Land Fund to take ownership of the Buildings at Hynish which are currently owned by The Hebridean Trust. TCDT is now seeking a short-term project officer, who will work on a self-employed basis, to undertake tasks leading to the transfer of the buildings. The role specification and details […]