Category Archives: Projects

Community Fundraising Shop

http://shellystearooms.com/tenterden_tea_room.html An enthusiastic group met in the Hofn on Wednesday 25th June to discuss how the proposed shop would operate. All present contributed to the structure, who would benefit and the suggested opening times. The following is a summary of what is being proposed. Westray based groups who directly benefit Westray will be invited to register for […]

Höfn Security

tastylia review Just for greater peace of mind of overall security, the Höfn now has an electronic door locking system. All eligible members will be issued with key cards to gain entry. Key cards are available from the Trust Office staff team during the working day, or by contacting Andy on 07814 333942 at any other times. First […]

Charity Shop Survey Results

Thank you, to all those who completed the on-line survey. We received over 80 responses which is fantastic and on the whole there is general positive support for the development of a charity type shop on Westray. Currently the Trust is concurrently looking for funding/land/premises to develop this proposal further. In the meantime, if you […]

Here 2 Help

In partnership with Age Concern Orkney, the Trust has supported the development of a “home care” support service for members of the community aged 60+ years old and who find themselves needing a little helping hand. The cost of the service, managed by Age Concern Orkney is normally £15 per hour however, the Trust will […]

Getting online – free classes

The first two Ipad classes are well under way with great enthusiasm, so watch out for some bigger than usual requests for Christmas presents this year, or unexpected new Skype callers! Classes will continue in 2014, with at least one new group starting.   These can cover a wide range of needs: –          People completely new […]

I-Pad Classes

The first two I-pad classes have happened with the tutors blown away by the enthusiasm from all the learners.  They were really brilliant sessions with everyone getting stuck right into tapping, touching and swiping, and  looking forward to next week.   It was really inspiring to see older folk getting to grips with this new technology, especially […]