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9th Jun 2016

Chair of SHEAP stands down

The Chair of Shetland Heat Energy and Power Ltd, Andrew Blackadder, has decided to stand down from the board after three years.

12th May 2016

Governance Review - Update by Chair of Audit and Governance Advisory Committee

My purpose in this article is to clear up some of the misunderstandings that have arisen in public and media discussion of the latest reforms to Shetland Charitable Trust.

9th May 2016

Trustees free to accept or reject governance recommendations

Trustees will be free to accept or reject recommendations made in a report following a review of Shetland Charitable Trust’s governance arrangements.

25th Apr 2016

Trustees to discuss governance proposals

Trustees of Shetland Charitable Trust will debate proposals for the future governance of the Trust at their meeting next month.

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 Citizen’s Advice Bureau (SICAB) over recent months, and have now been successful in putting together a sustainable funding package for SICAB’s 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: “The 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.