Sanday Development Trust - Northern Isles (Shetland & Orkney)

Established 2004

The Sanday Development Trust has a comprehensive Development Plan which it is taking forward with the help of a Local Development Officer. The Trust aims to improve the quality of life on Sanday by bringing about social and economic regeneration, working actively with the community. Current activities include: * Ongoing skills development through bespoke workshops, seminars and courses and attendance at off island events and conferences. * Creation of local sound and photo archives. * Publication of a range of information leaflets and redevelopment of Sanday web portal. * Countryside Ranger Service in its third successful year. * Development of an indoor sports facility. * Establishment of a youth drop-in centre to be run by local young people, containing an internet cafe and recording studio. * Community music project to establish qualified music teachers on the island to foster community music groups and events. * Development of community-owned wind turbine. * A small number of small recycling and renewable projects.

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