Tomintoul & Glenlivet Development Trust and our flagship project The Smugglers Hostel have received recognition at the local social enterprise awards on Friday. The Smugglers won the award for Growth while the trust won the award for Enterprising Community Organisation. Mark Finnie Chair of the trusts trading subsidiary Tomintoul Hostel Ltd was on hand to receive the award and remarked that […]
The last 6 weeks has seen a flurry of events activity in the area with a number of successful events taking place in the area. The Rock & Road cycling festival saw over 500 competitors and many more spectators descending on Tomintoul for mountain bike and road cycling competitions.
The inaugural Touler 10km race organised by Kirkmichael & Tomintoul Community Association […]
You may have noticed a few new faces at Tomintoul & Glenlivet Development Trust, Fiona Durno and Mike Terry join the trusts board with a wealth of experience and local knowledge in events and finance, Fiona and Mike will be leading in these important areas and we look forward to working closely with them both in the coming months. Fiona replaces […]
Recently appointed Development Officer with the Tomintoul & Glenlivet Landscape Partnership, Marion McDonald, is settling in to the new and challenging role, meeting the organisations involved and getting to know folk in the community.
“My first experience of the project was to attend a public meeting in Tomintoul on 25th February, just before I officially started. I was really impressed with […]
On Wednesday 25th February we held an open evening in the Richmond Memorial Hall in Tomintoul to share ideas and information about the Landscape Partnership Project, which we have been successful in securing funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund for. The evening was opened by Steve Smith, Chairman of the Development Trust who gave an overview of why it was […]
Hello I’m Eilidh Hamilton and I have just taken up post as the new Business Development Manager for the Tomintoul & Glenlivet Development Trust. I am really looking forward to starting this role having just graduated with an MSc in Heritage and Cultural Tourism Management from Edinburgh Napier University. From my studies and previous work experience at Edinburgh Castle, I […]
In May an ambitious £3.6million landscape partnership bid was submitted to the Heritage Lottery Fund. As part of the bid we hosted a visit from the Heritage Lottery Fund team in August, it was our chance to showcase the special place that is Tomintoul and Glenlivet. We wanted to ensure that we could show a wide variety of projects and […]
Deveron Arts are coming to Tomintoul and Glenlivet on the 14th and 15th November with their ‘Hielan’ Ways Symposium: Perceptions of Exploration‘. The two-day conference will bring together the arts and the outdoors to explore the human, cultural and environmental heritage of the ancient drovers routes in the remote areas between the heart of Aberdeenshire farmland and the Cairngorm Mountains, known […]
Tomintoul and Glenlivet Development Trust have been nominated for the Scottish Rural Parliament Rural Innovators Award 2014! This is a huge compliment for all the hard work put in by the TGDT staff, directors and volunteers within the local area over the past two years. A public vote on Facebook will decide if we go through – so show your support […]
Working in the Tomintoul Museum and VIC has been a great experience so far. I have met a variety of different people who have travelled from counties all over the world. Many come with interesting stories to tell; some who had previously worked and lived in the village up to 70 years ago, and others who have sat for hours […]