THE PEOPLE OF
Muinntir oighreachd Ghabhsainn
'S e buidheann coimhearsnachd a th' ann an Urras Oighreachd Ghabhsainn, ga ruith às leth na coimhearsnachd, airson na coimhearsnachd.
The Galson Estate Trust is a community organisation,
run on behalf of the community, for the community.
As well as a dedicated team of staff, the Members, Board of Directors
and volunteers all work together to create a stronger, more sustainable community in North Lewis.
Click on the links below to find out more about the people of Urras Oighreachd Ghabhsainn.
Urras Oighreachd Ghabhsainn currently employs 13 members of staff on various contracts, both full and part-time.
11 employees are based at the Business Centre and 2 at the Habost Amenity Site.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Urras board currently consists of 9 directors, all of whom are elected by the Urras membership.
The directors meet once a month to discuss estate business and projects.
HAVE YOUR SAY
Membership of the trust costs £1 and is available to all those over 16 years of age.
In 2022 we had 784 members of the Galson Estate Trust.
FRIENDS OF GALSON
NOT ELIGIBLE FOR MEMBERSHIP?
SUPPORT US BY BEING A FRIEND
Do you reside outwith the Galson Estate but have a special attachment to the North Lewis area, or do you live in the area and want to support your local community land trust?
'Friends of Galson' gives you the opportunity to be part of the Trust.
GOT A SPARE FEW HOURS?
VOLUNTEER WITH US
The Galson Estate has a dedicated team of volunteers, both from our own membership and from outwith the community.
The Urras would not be what it is without these volunteers.