Blog List – Modern

Community Survey on creation of 2 Woodland Crofts! **NOW CLOSED

This survey is now closed. We have kept the post active for information purposes: “DCT is considering the purchase of two woodlands at Orbost: Cruachan Wood and Cnoc nan Craobh (also known locally as Bluebell Hill), which are both currently owned by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). If t...Read More

Scottish Land Fund Success!

We have been successful in our application to the Scottish Land Fund for the purchase of the Gaeltec Buildings! As part of the latest round of funding, DCT has been awarded £361,096 towards the purchase of the Gaeltec buildings and associated costs of conveyancing, insurance and project management. ...Read More

Community Park Funding News – We’re nearly there!

  We’re in the final sprint of funding for the Community Park Project! We were successful in our application to the UK Shared Prosperity Community pot, and have been awarded a whopping £40,000. We’re only about £15,000 away from our target. The old equipment at the site has been removed,...Read More

Gaeltec Buildings Update 17th February at Dunvegan Community Hall

17/2/24 Drop in at Dunvegan Hall 1pm-3pm to view the preliminary plans and discuss! We held our AGM in January, and said said we would share the preliminary design plans for the Gaeltec Buildings with everyone, so we can take feedback and suggestions to inform the final design (if the purchase is se...Read More

Discretionary Grant – Dunvegan Primary School

Like so many other communities,  families here have been hit by the current cost of living crisis,  and we want  to make sure that every pupil  who attends Dunvegan Primary has access to breakfast each morning. Lots of our children are bussed and taxied into school from quite a distance, and some of...Read More

Small Projects – First Responder Kit

There are 4 fully trained first responders for the Scottish Ambulance Service covering North West Skye. They offer their  time and skills as volunteers, covering the huge geographical area of Sligachan to Edinbane . They  live in Colbost, Dunvegan and Struan and travel to whatever emergency they are...Read More

Educational & Employment Grants

Dunvegan Community Trust is now offering educational support to folk pursuing further education.  Given the current economic state and the cost of living crisis, we feel that this funding is an essential asset to students.  We have had 3 applicants for the educational grant this year, with DCT issui...Read More

Project over £1000 – DCH new windows and doors

The old and drafty windows and main front door of Dunvegan Community Hall were replaced after many years of use. The old windows and doors were in such disrepair, some of them not even closing properly, these new additions will help to keep the hall warmer and be a more inviting place for people to ...Read More

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