Community Climate Event

Saturday 27th April 2024, Old Steadings Hynish A day for us as a community to consider how climate change might affect Tiree, and what we can do about it. Join us for any or all of the activities below, all events are free but please let us know if you are coming as there are limited spaces. Refreshments will be provided. 10am Climate Fresk Workshop A playful and interactive workshop exploring the complex links between […]

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The two Trust staff working on Gaelic and our Chair

Call to reverse the decision to end the Gaelic Development Officer fund

We have today issued a letter, jointly with Tiree Community Council, calling for reconsideration of the decision, announced this week, to cease the funding of the Gaelic Development Officers fund, operated by Bòrd na Gàidhlig. The fund is the primary source of core funding of community based capacity to undertake work to preserve the Gaelic language and encourage its use. Tiree has historically been one of the longer lasting examples of a community where Gaelic […]

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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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Cruas Project – Winter 2023 Approach

Following the success of the Winter Energy Grant last year during our initial pilot, we were successful in funding a continuation of the Cruas Project via the Lottery Community Fund. As part of our move towards offering longer-term support, we have built partnerships teaming up with external funders to provide targeted support to residents experiencing fuel poverty. Our focus this year will be on helping Tiree residents access other sources of financial assistance, with less […]

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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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