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23rd Mar 2016

Funding identified for Citizen's Advice Bureau core services

Shetland Islands Council (SIC) and Shetland Charitable Trust (SCT) have been working closely with Shetland Islands Citizenís Advice Bureau (SICAB) over recent months, and have now been successful in putting together a sustainable funding package for SICABís core services.

18th Feb 2016

New investment strategy agreed by Shetland Charitable Trust

Shetland Charitable Trust has agreed a new investment strategy that seeks to generate more money for the benefit of the community.

10th Feb 2016

Complaint to OSCR by HNP regarding SCT and SLAP

Shetland Charitable Trust Chairman Bobby Hunter said: ďThe Trust is content that it has acted in accordance with charity and company law with respect to its relationship with SLAP.

4th Feb 2016

Shetland Leasing and Property Developments Ltd (SLAP)

Shetland Charitable Trust has given its full backing to the directors of SLAP over their handling of the sale of the site at Commercial Road in Lerwick.

17th Dec 2015

Charitable Trust agrees funding worth £6 million for 2016-17

Shetland Charitable Trust today approved disbursements of more than £6 million in 2016-17 for the arts, leisure, sport and heritage, and for voluntary and other groups in the isles.

10th Dec 2015

Charitable Trust agrees budget for 2016-17

Shetland Charitable Trust has agreed to reduce spending in 2016-17 by just under £400,000 as it continues to bring the amount it hands out into line with its income.

10th Dec 2015

Viking board contracts extended

Shetland Charitable trust is to extend the contracts of the three members of the Viking Energy Shetland LLP board for a further two years.

12th Nov 2015

Two new directors for SHEAP

Two new directors have been appointed to the board of Shetland Heat Energy and Power Ltd (SHEAP), which runs the Lerwick District Heating Scheme.

12th Nov 2015

Trust to miss out on return of oil income

Shetland Charitable Trust will miss out on the return of rental income as a result of BPís decision to ship oil from the Schiehallion field direct to market.

12th Nov 2015

Trust investments hit by stock market volatility

Volatile world stock markets mean the value of Shetland Charitable Trustís investments has decreased by more than £13 million in the first six months of the year.