Local news: report on boat-building and restoration course; report on Christmas craft fayre; Tiree Community Business chairman’s report; S5 pupils say thank you for support of mountain climb; TRD’s cinema wins funding award; hoax telephone calls; managment of campervans; in influx of house mice; letter to the editor from Derrick Wolstencroft in Spain; New York marathon update by Matt Boyd; announcing Tiree Association scholarship awards; announcing Christmas lights competition; report on the Think Pink fundraising event at the Lodge Hotel.
Local news: school children visit the Tobermory lifeboat at Scarinish; community windturbine update; Will Wright completes Big Ben Nevis triathlon; Lunch Club to continue; advice on flu vaccinations; An Talla news; TRD applies for funding for cinema at aution mart; forthcoming Tiree Wave Classic; letters to the editor – bad house-building practices; announcement of public meeting regarding management of increasing numbers of campervans and caravans; swine flu on the increase; Michael Holliday announces Tiree house design surgeries; review of Crofting Reform bill; RSPB news by John Bowler.
Local news: Agricultural Show results; Tiree Regatta results; Tiree architecture exhibition report; Feis Thiriodh 2009 report; request for new members of Tiree Rural Development; An Iodhlann’s article ‘Sheaves from the Stackyard’ about schools and staff; new recycling and refuse collection scheme – Tiree Environment and Recycling (TEAR); poem about Tiree by Joseph Thompson; news about the ferry service’s Road Equivalent Tariff (RET); PC Danny Lapsley receives Queen’s Police Medal at Holyrood; Stramash dinghy sailing courses schedule; notice about start of groundworks for the community turbine; RSPB news; new leaflet for responsible visitors; community Powerdown information about low-energy light bulbs; QMS Scottish Sheep Strategy Group open night and demonstration at Heylipol Farm; Mull Theatre play.
Local news: Dance Olympics at Tiree High School; butterflies; interview with Tony McEwen, Crossapol; progress of water supply upgrade; football training tour; SWRI Federation Show; social work staff awarded; bumblebees; Iain MacKinnon, Hillcrest, appointed as TRD Community Conservation Officer; Oban to islands air service; retiral of Morag MacKenzie from `Meals on Wheels`; Discover Tiree`s visitor information touch screens; Tiree Community Trust news: Crossapol enterprise zone, wave classic; harbour study, access, design guide, affordable housing, youth work, directors, staff, wind turbine (Tilley).
Programme of events for the Tiree Land Fair run by Tiree Rural Development at the Rural Centre, Crossapol in August 2007. Events included: (1) discussion about changes to the Crofting Act by Hugh MacIntosh and Jackie Forsyth, (2) cattle dressing course at Ruaig Farm run by Duncan Semple, (3) workshop on mapping Tiree`s grassland for ccrops and corncrakes run by Mike Smith, SNH, (4) discussion of future allocation of Leader+ funds, (5) talk by TRD group on their recent trip to Orkney, (6) welding course, (7) discussion of potential of `Tiree Branding` by Fergus Younger of Argyll Agricultural forum, (8) talk by Joy Carey of the Soil Association, (9) update on the Loch a` Phuil Water and Birds project by project manager Henry Dobson, (10) Loch a` Phuill site visit with Henry Dobson, (11) discussion of access issues with Tiree Community Development Trust, (12) BBQ and music evening, (13) continuation of welding course, (14) bird walk and talk with John Bowler, RSPB, (15) craft & produce fair, (16) talk about the Coll & Tiree flower book by editor Emma Grant, Coll, (17) demonstration of techniques and equipment used for the Goose Management Scheme by Peter Isaacson.
Itinerary of European Commission officers` visit to Tiree in November 2008
Itinerary of Jon Rathjen, Head of Sustainable Places (Scottish Government) and Climate Challenge Fund, and of Neil Mitchison, Head of European Commission Office in Scotland. Visited various community groups and projects around Tiree.
Coloured single-sheet newsletter summarising TRD activities during 2008 including: foreward from Alastair MacInnes (Chairman), Conservation & Access Service 2008, Notice of AGM and proposed changes to Memorandum & Articles, What`s happening about the levy?, Three and a half year Rural Centre Managemetn and Promotion funding comes to an end, Future Plans for TRD, Croft-to-croft collection of bale-wrap for recycling imminent, article by Donald Morrison (Area Managing Director for United Auctions), Note for the Conservaiton Officer, Boys involved in Rural Skills programme, notice for Donald Harrison`s Retirement event, News of Flora in New Zealand.
Audio recordings of Jean MacCallum of Balevullin talking to Maggie Campbell on 20/6/2007.
Two cassette tapes (labelled AC430 1 & 2) of Jean MacCallum, Balevullin, talking with Maggie Campbell in June 2007. Tape 1 – about her trip to Orkney with Tiree Rural Development, the differences and similarities between the farming practices and way of life there, and the different resources on Orkney. Tape 2 – about her trip with Tiree Rural Development to Orkney and the hand-knitted jackets and waistcoats made there.
Newspaper cuttings about the new mart and jobs on Tiree, 2002
Two newspaper cuttings from the Oban Times, Nov. 2002: (1) `New project officer appointed to push on Tiree mart plans` – continuing application for funding to appoint a project officer to promote the new mart, (2) `Politicians want jobs for Tiree` – Argyll & Bute MPs press for public service jobs to based on Tiree.