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Join our team in 2023

NOTE: This recruitment post was originally posted in May – things have moved on somewhat since then and our main requirements for now have been filled (mainly finance, governance and Gaelic development), or are otherwise being advertised in a conventional way (see the vacancy page). Could YOU be the next member of the Urras Thiriodh team? Tiree Trust has an ambitious set of goals to achieve over the next few years, and needs more capacity […]

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Business Units Allocations

Tiree Community Enterprise Ltd. (TCEL) will construct 4 light commercial business units in Crossapol, on a site directly west of the Island Centre. All units will have three phase power supply. Due to the high level of interest in the units, TCEL will conduct a formal allocations process to determine which interested parties will be allocated a business unit. This applications process is now open. The deadline for all application is 5pm Thursday 15th June. […]

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Childcare Feasibility Study report 2023

In late 2022 the Trust began working towards the goal of conducting an initial feasibility study for possible solutions to the childcare crisis in Tiree – a problem identified as one of the top priorities for the new Community Development Plan. We were fortunate enough to secure funding for this project, alongside the new Cruas pilot project, from Argyll and Bute Council’s Community-Led Learning and Development Fund, with the remaining funding from the Scottish Government […]

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Joint statement by Tiree Trust and Tiree Community Council on proposed “HPMA” legislation

The Trust has issued a joint statement on the proposed “Highly Protected Marine Areas” (also often referred to as “no-take” zones) legislation which has set a target of 10% of Scottish sea area to be given the new designation. Consultation on the proposed legislation is currently ongoing until April 17th. The joint statement can be found on the Tiree Community Council website here: http://tireecommunitycouncil.co.uk/hpmas-full-statement-by-tcc-and-tiree-trust/ The Trust will be submitting our own response to the consultation […]

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Recruiting – Community Projects Officer (Gàidhlig)

Urras Thiriodh is seeking to recruit a new member of our community projects team, with a lead focus on delivery of Gaelic development projects. The successful candidate will have fluent Gaelic, and be keen to work to promote and support Gaelic development and its retention as a living community language, but will also be part of delivering our wider projects aimed to ensuring a sustainable, prosperous future for our local community. The role is full […]

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Filling station Pricing Policy

As the filling station is community owned and operated, we are keen to be open and transparent about how our pricing policy for fuel and charging works. The station is not run on a for-profit basis, but it does have to cover operating costs (including staffing) and build up a reserve against future costs such as eventual replacement of pumping equipment, large repairs, etc. Any surplus that may remain is donated to the main Trust […]

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Tiree Childcare Feasibility Project

The Trust is seeking candidates for a short-term piece of consultancy work (which could be delivered under an employment arrangement if preferred) to identify and report on potential solutions to the under-provision of childcare in Tiree that has been strongly raised as an issue by members of the community. This piece of work has been funded as part of a project receiving support from the Argyll and Bute Community Led Learning and Development Local Action […]

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Tiree Community Enterprise Ltd (TCEL) seeks fencing contractor

Tiree Community Enterprise Ltd. (TCEL) is seeking a contractor to repair, replace and alter portions of the fence-line bordering Crossapol and the Reef. Please view the attached brief for more detail: Crossapol Fencing Brief We are seeking quotes by 5PM Friday 18th November. Please send quotes or any enquires to our Community Projects Officer: Jack Green-Morgan, jack@tireetrust.org.uk

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Trust AGM 2022

The Trust Group AGMs (including subsidiary companies: Tiree Renewable Energy Ltd, Community Information Technology (Tiree Broadband), Tiree Community Maritime Assets Ltd and Tiree Community Enterprise Ltd) will take place on Monday 14th November at 7.00pm via Zoom Video Conference The meeting is open to the community, with full Trust members entitled to one vote each on director elections and other issues. If you are not already a member of Tiree Trust and would like to […]

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Tiree Renewable Energy Limited (TREL) looking for consultant

Tiree Renewable Energy (TREL) are looking for a consultant to carry out a study looking at the potential for new renewable energy and/or energy efficiency initiatives in Tiree.   Please view the attached brief for more details.  Brief- TREL Renewables Study We are seeking expressions of interest by 5pm Friday 28th October 2022. We are aiming for the work to take place immediately (or as soon as possible) after the contract has been awarded.  Please send […]

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