The lockdown has seen a boom in volunteering and in participating in the Community Council public meetings, with around sixty people joining in by Zoom. We now want to appoint another two community councillors to take us up to full strength. It is no secret that the council has plenty of men of a certain vintage. We have recently been strongly encouraged to become more diverse, to bring in a younger generation, particularly women, as well as crofters and members of the fishing community. We would particularly, therefore, welcome expressions of interest from these groups.
If you feel that you have skills that you can bring to the council, we would of course also be interested in hearing from you whoever you are – though there is a requirement that you be a permanent Tiree resident who is on the electoral roll at a Tiree address, and only those aged 16 and above may be formally co-opted as members).
Please contact us within the next week. If you want to chat this through, contact John Holliday, Phyl or any of the other community councillors.