Extraordinary General Meeting, Monday 28 July 2014

2nd. July 2014

Notice is hereby given:-

that an Extraordinary General Meeting will be held in Campbeltown Town Hall on Monday 28th July 2014 commencing at 7.30 p.m. to consider proposed changes to the Trust’s Articles of Association.

Special Resolution: Article 90 – amended to read:

The directors shall prepare annual accounts, complying with all relevant statutory requirements; the directors shall ensure that an audit or an independent examination of such accounts is carried out by a qualified auditor or independent examiner, as appropriate.

South Kintyre Development Trust Volunteer Co-ordinator

An opportunity has arisen to appoint a Volunteer Co-ordinator to support and train volunteers working with the Trust. This is a fixed term contract to 31 March 2015, 7 hours per week at £80 per week.

SKDT secure 2 years funding

Along with around 50 other community-led organisations, South Kintyre Development Trust has been identified to receive investment which will support the regeneration of areas throughout Scotland.

Housing and Welfare Minister Margaret Burgess announced the funding, which will be delivered through the Scottish Government’s Strengthening Communities Programme, during a visit to GNH Life Centre in Glenboig on Tuesday 22 April.

Vacancy for Trust Manager

SKDT (South Kintyre Development Trust) require a Trust Manager to effectively manage all aspects of Trust business ensuring the Trust is at the centre of economic and community development in South Kintyre.

DTAS logoThis is a full time post (35 hours per week) on a 2 year contract with a salary of up to £28k depending on experience.

Email info@skdt.org for an application form or for more information. The closing date is Friday 9th May 2014.

Town Hall Project Coordinator Appointed

Eric SpenceSouth Kintyre Development Trust have appointed a new Project Coordinator to take the Campbeltown Town Hall Project to the next stage of the building's planned refurbishment.

Eric Spence, a local business and community development consultant, will work with the Trust, the Design Team, contractors and local volunteers to ensure that the proposed developments are sustainable and meet the needs of the local community.

Project Co-ordinator sought for Campbeltown Town Hall Project

An opportunity has arisen to manage and deliver the final development phase of the Campbeltown Town Hall project and prepare for the construction phase through the full project life cycle.

The post is a fixed term consultant contract from 10 March until 08 August 2014 (22 weeks). The closing date for applications is Friday 28 February 2014.

For more information or to request an information pack please email: norman.weir@icloud.com
Or write to:
South Kintyre Development Trust
FAO Norman Weir
3 Harvey’s Lane, Burnside Square
Campbeltown, PA28 6GE

£1M award completes Town Hall finance package

South Kintyre Development Trust (SKDT) is delighted to announce that it has been awarded £1,000,000 from the Big Lottery Growing Community Assets fund for the Town Hall project. Tracy Grant, Local Development Officer said: “This is a tremendous boost to SKDT, all the volunteers and community members who have helped to shape the project. Many people have committed their time, energy and vision to bring this project to life.”

Read the full story on the Town Hall web site.

Annual General Meeting in September

The 2013 Annual General Meeting is planned for 26th September, at 1915 hours
in the Council Chamber, Town Hall, Campbeltown. Members of the Trust will be sent a copy of the agenda and a proxy voting form in case they cannot make the event.

Along with the Minutes of the 2012 AGM, the Annual Report and Accounts for 2013 are available here on our website and a copy is available at the SKDT office in 3 Harvey's Lane Campbeltown for perusal before the meeting.

Newsletter, June 2013

SKDT's June 2013 Newsletter is now out, with the latest on the Town Hall project and Business Plan, Kintyre Way funding, Community Development Plan, new faces and the Tidal Energy Project.

Our thanks go to Ann Boulton as honorary editor for all her work on this.

Town Hall Open Day 30th. April

If you've been wondering what's been happening with the plans for the Town Hall since the scaffolding came down, now's the time to find out! South Kintyre Development Trust are holding an Open Day on Tuesday 30th. April 2013.

Architect Bill Coltart will be there to talk about the plans and answer questions. Members of the Trust will be there too, and the Plans themselves will be on display.

The event begins at 11:00 and will run until 18:00. There will be tea, coffee and home baking, and live music from the Kintyre Fiddlers between 2pm & 3pm.

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