Articles by: tireetrust

The Trust Welcomes Kathleen

We recently welcomed Kathleen MacKinnon to the Trust as our Gaelic Development Officer on a temporary contract until August 2021 when Ishbel Campbell will return from her year working full time at Tiree Primary School. Kathleen gained a degree in Gaelic and Development from Sabhal Mòr Ostaig in Skye and more recently worked as a Gaelic Development Assistant with Police Scotland. Although engaging with the community is challenging in current times, we are delighted to […]

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TRUST AGM INFORMATION

TRUST GROUP AGM |TUESDAY 15th SEPTEMBER | 7.30pm Please see below important information regarding the AGM: Due to the on-going COVID-19 restrictions on public gatherings, it is required that this meeting takes place via Zoom (Video Conference). >> ATTENDANCE The details to join the AGM will not be shared publically on our website or social media. Members who wish to attend the meeting should register their interest with TCDT before 4pm on Monday 14th September. […]

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Tiree Trust Secures Fuel Station Funding

Tiree Trust has been successful in a bid to secure over half a million pounds in funding to build a new fuel station next to Buth a’ Bhaille in Crossapol on land already owned by The Trust. Both Highlands and Islands Enterprise and The National Lottery Community Assets Fund have approved bids and will support the development of the community owned, 24 hour, self service facility. The Trust has now begun the process of procuring […]

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June Funding bulletin from Argyll and Bute Council

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  T: 07741 489 959 

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The Misses Nisbet Educational Trust – SC047190

The Misses Nisbet Educational Trust is a Charitable Trust established by the late Kenneth Nisbet Mure QC of Glasgow and of Heanish, Isle of Tiree. The purpose of the Trust is to support the advancement of education and that for the benefit of residents or former residents of Tiree, and in particular those who have attended school in Tiree, and such other persons who, in the opinion of the Trustees, have a substantial personal or family […]

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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% of their average monthly trading profits, paid out in a single instalment covering three months’ worth of profits, and capped […]

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Flexible Furloughing

On Friday 29 May 2020 the Chancellor announced that the government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme(CJRS) is being extended.  From 1 July 2020, businesses will be given the flexibility to bring furloughed employees back part time. This is a month earlier than previously announced to help support people back to work. Individual firms will decide the hours and shift patterns their employees will work on their return, so that they can decide on the best approach for them – and […]

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Plan for When you Can- Advice for people Planning to Visit Tiree

The Scottish Government roadmap out of Lockdown sets out a phased route for easing the lockdown restrictions in Scotland. Phase 1 of the roadmap is due to come in to force on Friday 29th of May. Moving to the subsequent phases of easing lockdown will take place once specific criteria around Covid-19 and our ability to manage it have been met. As a result, there are no firm dates yet in place for moving to phase 2, […]

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