Trust News

Is Affordable Housing Affecting your Business in Tiree? 

A recent report commissioned by the Trust, along with several other sources suggests that a lack of affordable housing in Tiree is increasingly a problem for local businesses and organisations when it comes to attracting and recruiting new employees.   If sufficient housing solutions are not found, there is a risk that this issue could hold back the growth of some businesses, and even the survival of others. Lack of affordable housing for employees can […]

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Youth Activities Summer Programme 2022

Tiree Trust Youth Work Summer Programme 2022 NB- All sessions will require booking a place as numbers may be limited for certain groups. To do this message Tiree Trust Youth Work Facebook PAGE OR EMAIL -willie@tireetrust.org.uk. I will advertise each week on Sunday evening for the exact sessions for the week ahead as some session may be changed to suit weather or some activities added. The list below will give you an idea of what’s […]

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Crossapol Business Units Consultation- June ‘22

For those who couldn’t make our community consultation event on 28th June, please find linked here a recording of the architect presenting the design options for the Crossapol Business Units. For more detail on the design options,  see the linked PDFs with all current design options and a site map. Site Map Design Option A Link 1 Link 2 Link 3 Design Option B Link 1 Link 2 Link 3 Design Option C Link 1 […]

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Could you help deliver change on Tiree?

The Trust Group consists of the core charity itself, four subsidiary companies which are wholly owned by the Trust, the Discover Tiree committee (which operates as a specific initiative within the Trust) and will from time to time also involve other working groups or committees for particular projects. Everything we do is designed to be informed by and led by the views of the Tiree community. From time to time we gather those views through […]

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Trust recruiting for Admin Assistant

We are once again recruiting – this time for an entry-level admin assistant role which we have set up as a supported employment opportunity, which will utilise one or more regional / national schemes designed to create employment opportunities for people experiencing additional barriers to accessing paid work. The role will involve providing administrative support to our core operations team, including staffing the office reception functions (phone and reception desk when the office is open), […]

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Tiree Electric Transport funding announced

We are excited to finally be able to announce that Tiree Community Development Trust has been awarded £147,332 under the Island Communities Fund for a project intended to reduce carbon emissions from transport on the island and improve island infrastructure for use of new vehicle technology. The announcement was officially made by Scottish Government here, along with funding for several other island projects which have been announced as having received support. The funding will allow […]

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Trust seeks community help to build a photo library for community projects

The Tiree Community Development Trust Group is hoping to collate some island pictures and videos that show Tiree through the lens of the community. We’re keen for the imagery we use to have a “community sourced” feel, and would be very grateful for your help! We would be looking to ask for your support through donation of the full use of images you have captured, as part of the Trust and Trust subsidiaries marketing efforts, […]

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Consultancy tender: Sustainable Tourism strategy for Tiree

Tiree Community Development Trust are seeking tenders to provide us with professional consultancy support in consulting on and writing a strategy for sustainable tourism development on Tiree. This work will take place alongside our already running graduate placement (funded by Highlands and Islands Enterprise working on this subject, working with Discover Tiree, the community led Destination Management Organisation for the island – which is a Trust hosted project. Discover Tiree’s brand new website just went […]

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Fireworks night information poster - info is in the web post

Fireworks night 2021

Here is final information about the fireworks night on Friday 5th November 2021: Having missed it last year in 2020 we are going ahead with the annual Trust fireworks night. This year it will take place at the Rural Centre near the airport and will feature: Firepits! Marshmallow toasting! Food provided by Aisling’s Kitchen (Burgers, hot dogs, soup and veggie nachos) – And it’s on us! Hot chocolate! Outdoor games for the kids! Fireworks display! […]

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Trust seeks additional member of Community Projects Team

Tiree Community Development Trust is looking for a new staff member to join our community project delivery team. You will work to deliver an ongoing varied series of projects (including renewable energy, housing provision, community owned and run services, and more) that have a positive, sustainable impact on the Tiree community, while ensuring the needs and priorities of that community are at the heart of what we do. A flexible and adaptive approach, ability to […]

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