Colintraive and Glendaruel Development Trust held its inaugural meeting on 9 November, 2008 and is owned and managed by the community of Colintraive and Glendaruel.
The Trust is established as a Company Limited by Guarantee (SC350010) and is registered as a Charity (SC040002)
The Trust’s Governing Document, the Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Company, can be viewed here
Main activities are summarised as follows -
- Regeneration of the Col-Glen community
- Strategic planning and development through community consultation
- Local project delivery
- Partnership working with public sector and other organisations
- Capacity building and skills development
Governed by a Board of Directors, elected from and by the community, the Trust Board comprises (2010-11) Charles Dixon-Spain (Chair); Sybel Peters (Secretary); John McEwen (Treasurer) and Alex McNaughton; Michael Russell; Joanna Sinclair; Danuta Steedman and Donald Walker.
The Trust secured funding via the Cruach Mhor Windfarm Trust and LEADER Argyll and the Islands to engage a Development Officer for a two year period and Rhona Sutherland was appointed early in 2010. The Trust has been designated as a Growth at the Edge area by Highlands & Islands Enterprise under a programme aimed at supporting development in communities disadvantaged by ruralarity.
Permanent residents of the Colintraive and Glendaruel communities are welcome to join as full voting members of the Trust and non-residents with an interest in the Trust’s activity, are welcome to join as associate members. Membership is only £1.00 annually for both categories. Join up here.
As a Company Limited by Guarantee with Charitable status we are able to take donations:
Our bank details for direct transfer are:
Acc No.: 06001424. Sort Code: 80-13-46