Articles by: tireetrust

Ionad Iomairt Thiriodh – Crossapol Business Units available!

Some updates on the delivery of our Business Units. Firstly, we are really excited that work with the business units is continuing to progress well, and we’re still on track for completion in early Spring of 2024! Secondly, one of our prospective tenants has recently found a new option to take forward their project in partnership with another community organisation. We’re delighted to see a community-focussed solution being developed which has the potential to benefit […]

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Our proposed new Articles – why the changes?

We have called an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of the Trust for December 5th 2023. It will happen immediately before the usual AGMs for our company group. The EGM has been called in order to propose a new set of Articles of Association for approval. Articles of Association are essentially the “constitution” for the Trust. It is the legal document that lays down what the charity is for and how it operates. Every charity needs […]

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Your Development Trust needs you!

As you may have heard, we are shortly going to be holding the Annual General Meeting of the Trust. As part of that holding our regular elections for board directors/trustees of the charity. As a community body, our board is made up of a majority (9 out of 12) of elected members who must be Tiree residents, and whom are elected by our full members (who must also be Tiree residents). This ensures that we […]

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Recruitment information pack – Director and Trustee

The file linked below is intended to provide potential candidates for trustee and director of the Trust with information about what is involved and what the role means. If you have further questions, please Contact Us.

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Trust EGM and Group AGMs 2023

Notice is hereby given of the following meetings: An Extraordinary General Meeting of the members of Tiree Community Development Trust, for the purposes of: Special Resolution: THAT the company approve and adopt the regulations contained in the articles of association attached (see below) as the articles of association of the company in substitution for and to the exclusion of the existing articles. Ordinary Resolution: THAT the company agree the annual membership subscription rate, as referred […]

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New initiative seeks to promote Gaelic in Tiree

Thugadh gairm car eadar-dhealaichte le coimhearsnachd eileanach a tha air dòigh ùr a lorg air taic a thoirt don Ghàidhlig ann an aon dhe na sgìrean mu dheireadh far a bheil i fhathast na cànan coimhearsnachd.   Tha Urras Thiriodh air a bhi air chùlaibh iomadh leasachadh sòisealta agus economach air an eilean thar 27 bliadhna, le Gàidhlig a-measg nam prìomhachasan. Tha mu 650 neach a’ còmhnaidh an Tiriodh, le beagan a bharrachd air 30% […]

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Jack is leaving the team – and we are recruiting a new projects officer

Having joined us a year and a half ago, Community Projects Officer Jack has been a powerhouse on the Trust team, playing a huge role in moving forward many projects and leading on the writing up the Community Development Plan based on the wide-ranging consultation with Tiree residents last year which saw nearly 300 people directly input their views. We’ve been very lucky to have him working for the good of Tiree. For non-work reasons, […]

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Tiree Housing Needs and Demands Report 2023

We recently commissioned the Community Housing Trust to conduct an update to Tiree’s “Housing Needs and Demand Analysis”. This is a common report format which is used when considering public support for housing development, and to inform the mix of housing required. We are working towards beginning two housing construction projects as identified as the top priority for our Community Development Plan, and updating this report was a key first step. The report is now […]

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The page in the Trust Community Development Plan 2023-28 on housing

Long-term housing lets desperately needed in Tiree

Do you have a residential property in Tiree that is currently unused, under-used or operated for short-term holiday lets? Would you potentially consider offering the property on a long term basis for let to a Tiree resident family or key worker? We are currently aware of a number of serious needs for long-term lets among the community, including people we might lose from Tiree unless secure long-term housing options can be found for them. We […]

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Tiree Community Business Seeks Quotes For Energy Efficiency Works

Tiree Community Business (TCB) are inviting quotes from MSC accredited contractors for the installation of energy efficiency measures at the Island Centre in Crossapol. These measures include:      Installation of an air source heat pump      Installation of roof-mounted Solar PV array       Insulating the roof and walls    Replacing existing lighting with LED bulbs. For those interested in providing a quote, please submit your quote to jack@tireetrust.org.uk by 5PM Friday […]

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