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Crossapol Business Units Consultation...

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 […]


TRUST GROUP AGM | MONDAY 8th NOVEMBER | 7.30pm 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 8th November at 7.30pm via Zoom Video Conference The meeting is open to the community with full […]

Fuel Update May 2021

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 […]

June Funding bulletin from Argyll and...

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  […]

Solar Project Information

Solar funds are here to make sure that no one on Tiree goes without food orhousehold essentials.

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% […]

Help with mortgages to continue for h...

On the 25th May the Government announced that homeowners struggling to pay their mortgage due to Coronavirus will be able to extend their mortgage payment holiday for a further three months or alternatively can start making reduced payments.  The availability of a three-month mortgage holiday was first announced in March and the first of these will be coming to an end […]

BBC 4 PODCAST with Paul Lewis

9th May 2020 Useful 30-minute Podcast covering mortgages, advice on how to claim for support from the Self-employment Income Support Scheme, how to claim back ‘working from home’ costs and holiday refunds advice.  Pandemic-related salary cuts and being furloughed could affect your ability to get a mortgage. What will mortgage providers take into account – your previous normal salary or your 80% rate? And will job types in sectors […]

Argyll and Bute Council Coronavirus...

The UK and Scottish Governments have announced a package of support to assist businesses.  Argyll and Bute Council have produced a helpful interactive infographic. If you click anywhere on the image it will take you through to the master document on the Argyll and Bute website.  If you require any further information regarding funding, please contact Alison Clark  Covid-19 Response […]