Tomintoul & Glenlivet

TGDT secures funding for Affordable Housing feasibility study

TGDT secures funding for Affordable Housing feasibility study

Tomintoul & Glenlivet Development Trust received an early Christmas present this week with the confirmation of a £10,000 Rural Housing Fund grant towards feasibility work to establish the demand and need for affordable housing in Tomintoul. We’ll be working with Highland Small Communities Housing Trust in the new year to get detailed feedback on the types of houses and tenures […]

TGDT AGM 2018

41 TGDT members, stakeholders, staff and guests joined us on a wet and windy Wednesday night at Glenlivet Hall to share the successes and challenges faced by your local development trust over the last year. The meeting heard from Doug Nisbet Chair of TGDT on strategic and governance progress while Development Manager Oliver Giles reviewed the trusts impact on people […]

Office Move

Our six year co – location with the Crown Estate ended this week, the Glenlivet Ranger team is expanding with a new Forester and student starting recently. This was the catalyst for the trust deciding that it was time to find new accommodation. Fortunately the closure for the winter season of Tomintoul & Glenlivet Discovery Centre provides the perfect opportunity […]

Scottish Land Commission Public Meeting: Wednesday 28th November, 7pm

 

 

Tomintoul & Glenlivet Development Trust are pleased to welcome the Scottish Land Commission to Glenlivet Hall on Wednesday 28th November at 7pm. Come along and find out more about the work of the Commission and meet the Commissioners.

It will also be an opportunity to find out about their current programme of work which includes land for housing and development, modernising land […]

End of season lunch

Thanks to all the staff and volunteers who came along to our end of season lunch. It’s been another amazing season here at TGDT with the new Tomintoul & Glenlivet Discovery Centre proving popular with visitors and The Smugglers Hostel going from strength to strength. Staff and volunteers have also been busy delivering elements of the Tomintoul & Glenlivet Landscape Partnership so it was absolutely right […]

Wild in the Park Programme Announced

Take a look at the exciting programme of activities on offer as part of our Wild in the Park event at Glenlivet Hall this October holiday. The event is free and open to all.

As well as fun activities and interesting speakers there will be lots of lovely crafts on offer from local crafters, a great range of wildlife books, and refreshments available from our WILD café. […]

NEW DISCOVERY CENTRE PROVES A HIT WITH VISITORS

The Tomintoul and Glenlivet Discovery Centre has welcomed its 10,000th visitor during its first season following a £500k refurbishment funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Cairngorms LEADER.
The Discovery Centre in Tomintoul was refurbished earlier this year, as part of the £3.6m Tomintoul & Glenlivet Landscape Partnership. Owned and operated by the community led Tomintoul & Glenlivet Development Trust, the […]

Smugglers Hostel retains 4* Visit Scotland rating

 

Our community owned, community run hostel got an end of season boost this week when Visit Scotland revealed the hostel retains it’s 4* rating. The assessment that was carried out anonymously highlighted the improvements to the heating, customer communications, and the high level of customer service provided by the warden as areas we’d excelled in this season. Thanks to everyone […]