Member Stories

Helmsdale and District Development Trust showcase how a rural community in the remote north east of Scotland has begun to tackle to shortage of affordable housing in their community.

Helmsdale & District Development Trust Housing Project

Hear from The Stove Network's Martin O'Neill as he discusses the impact that Local Resilience funding has had in a Dumfries community in just a short period of time.

Local Resilience: Pockets & Prospects - The Stove Network 'Bounce Back'

Angus Robertson, Sleat Community Trust on the Isle of Skye, discusses the trading companies set up by the trust, one a retail subsidiary and the other dealing in renewable energy.

DTAS Member Stories: Angus Robertson, Sleat Community Trust

Teresa Aitken from Glenboig Neighbourhood House near Glasgow talks about delivering services for the community, including youth work, older people's services, volunteering and community transport.

DTAS Member Stories:Teresa Aitken, Glenboig Neighbourhood House

Hugh Hutchison, from the Catrine Community Trust in Ayrshire, explains their efforts to secure funding for the Catrine Voes and their future plans.

DTAS Member Stories: Hugh Hutchison, Catrine Community Trust

Alison Macleod, Applecross Community Company, talks about sustainable development in Applecross on the NW coast, including a hydro scheme as an income generator for the community.

DTAS Member Stories: Alison Macleod, Applecross Community Company

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