Trust News

Lodge Hotel Consultation Confusion

There has been some confusion about the Lodge Hotel consultation which was displayed at the Trust Community Open Day on Saturday 10th June. We would like to clarify that the consultation was carried out by an individual and not by or on behalf of the Trust.

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Community Open Day May 2014

On Saturday the 10th of May we held our annual Open Day in An Talla. We had a brilliant turn out from Community Groups and community projects who were giving updates on what they have achieved over the last year along with an insight of what they are going to be working on over the next 12 months.  Over 100 people came along to have a look, complete consultation and enjoy some food which was […]

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It’s a YES vote for the COMMUNITY SHOP

Voting closed at 17.00 hours on Saturday 5th April. 272 votes were cast in total, 69.85% were in favour, 30.15% against. The results are as follows:-   YES NO Voting day 123 39 Co-op and Trust Ballot Boxes 34 22 On-line 33 21 TOTAL 190 82   Over half of those who are eligible cast their vote, which is testament to how important this issue is to the community.  It has been a great turn […]

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Social media workshops coming to Tiree!

Workshop 1: Intro to Social Media Social Media has grown significantly in recent years and has become a vital part of the marketing mix. •         What Social Media sites should you be using? •         What kind of Social Media posts get the best response? •         How much time/ money does it take to get started? Workshop 2: Developing a Social Media Strategy Do you already use Social Media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Linked In, […]

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Community Shop Voting Day on Saturday 29 March

?         What is a community shop? ?         Who owns it and how does it run? ?         Where does the money come from to establish a shop? ?         What happens to the profits? These are just some of the questions that have been raised over the last few months since we’ve been thinking about a Community Shop for Tiree. At the Community Open Day in June 2013, 90% of those who cast their vote said yes to […]

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On supply Hack iT Workshops coming to Tiree

Calling on all budding scientists, inventors, makers and explorers of all ages! Ever wondered how electricity works and where energy comes from? Are you baffled by Arduinos or keen on Raspberry Pi’s? Lancaster University and the Tiree Trust have teamed up to bring you not one, but TWO exciting days of making, coding and playing with things that we use every day but not everyone understands. Friday 21st February – 7pm – 9pm, Rural Centre, […]

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Business Gateway Workshops on Tiree

Build your own business website – An Talla—18 March 2014 Learn from scratch how to build and manage an attractive and effective website for your business. This course provides you with an overview of how to plan, develop and manage your website and will show you how simple it is to develop your own business website and keep it up to date yourself. It is ideal for businesses that don’t have their own website yet, […]

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Argyll and Bute Forum Event

With a 15% decline in the population between the census years of 2001 to 2011 – it is long overdue that the issue of depopulation was addressed on Tiree. Around 40 people came along to the forum event, organised by Argyll and Bute council, with input from Tiree Trust. The event was arranged in order to give local residents a chance to discuss issues relating to depopulation, with discussion groups focusing on topics such as […]

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Ùlpan

Ùlpan classes have started on Tiree – with 14 eager students all on their way to fluency! We will be developing more Ùlpan courses over the next few months – so please stay tuned for more information to be released soon. If you would like further information regarding Ùlpan then please get in touch with Donna at The Trust on donna@tireetrust.org.uk

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