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Ullapool Community Trust

Ullapool Community Trust

Ullapool Community Trust (UCT) is a Development Trust. We act as an umbrella or anchor organisation serving the community of the wider Lochbroom area. We deliver projects of our own and act as a development agency to nurture other groups, initiatives and kick start projects. Our overall goal is to support the community to be …

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Ullapool Community Trust Christmas

UCT AGM 2019

UCT’s Annual General Meeting takes place on Tuesday the 26thof November from 7pm to 9pm in the Macphail Centre’s Lochbroom room. UCT would like to encourage all members to attend. The meeting will also be open to the general public and there will be cake.

New Broom Hub

Rebloomed in the Broom

We now have an improved warmer and more welcoming New Broom. Thanks to your donations and funding from HIE and The Harbour Trust, our lovely new wood burner is doing sterling work keeping the chills away. In January we will be part of the Tesco Bags for life appeal and so will hopefully get some …

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Forestry

Lochbroom Woodfuels Community Update

In January 2019 Lochbroom Woodfuels, which is still wholly owned by UCT, entered into a partnership with The Highland BBQ Shop (HBBQ) to take on the management, marketing and distribution of firewood produced by LBWF. Since then we are sure that LBWF customers will have noticed an improvement in the service and the quality of …

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Climate action Loch Broom

Climate Action Lochbroom

UCT’s Environment & Sustainability Working Group has been considering how we as a community can respond to the issue of Climate Change through Climate Action Lochbroom. With so much of modern life built around machines, processes and systems that pump greenhouse gases such as C02 into the atmosphere, the sheer scale of the challenge can …

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Community Ownership of Lael: Update

Overview Ullapool Community Trust (UCT) is investigating the potential development of Lael Forest as a community asset transfer. The Scottish Government is keen to drive land reform through the Community Empowerment Act which supports communities to take ownership of land and assets. This can generate income for the local community which can be fed back …

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Ullapool Swim Club

Ullapool Swim Club

The £2000 we were awarded has done so much for the club. We raised the rest of the money as promised (because we felt we should play our part in helping the Club to Ride the Wave to the next level). The 3-D funding has been the key in a door to unlock the potential …

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Ullapool Fire & Light Fund

Ullapool Fire and Light Fund

The award for Winter Lights of £2,500 to the Ullapool Fire and Light Fund was used to purchase the equipment for the ‘secret structure’ (!) which was the Light Show Lighthouse on West Terrace. It contributed towards the scaffold, nets, lights and sound equipment. We think it proved very popular – it seemed that there …

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