The Isle of Eigg Heritage Trust (IEHT) are looking to appoint an enthusiastic individual(s) with a passion for community-led development, to join the team working as a Warm Homes Manager. The role is focused on reducing fuel poverty on Eigg, working across three main areas: Supported by the Scottish Government’s Investing in Communities Fund, the […]
New ‘island passport stamp’ made for ...
An Laimhrig, our community hub at the pier, is the proud host of a new ‘passport stamp’ made especially for Eigg! Now that stamp has been made into a brass rubbing plate, so that people visiting Eigg can collect a memento of their visit. The stamp, which features the island’s unmistakable An Sgùrr, was developed […]
Podcast – The Power of the Eigg...
Celebrating 25 years of community own...
Scotland’s year of Stories 2022 Community Fund gave Comunn Eachdraidh Eige – the Isle of Eigg History Society – a great opportunity to celebrate the 25 years of Eigg community ownership in a variety of ways. Exhibition at St Columba’s church, Isle of Eigg Using St Columba’s church as an exhibition venue was an excellent […]
Summer over, let the big build begin!
It has been a very busy summer here on Eigg with the welcome return of tourists and work progressing at pace on the An Laimhrig redevelopment. The first phase is now complete and Taigh Nighe, the Wash House, is ready to open. The new building will cater for campers, day visitors and guests in our […]
Sandamhor Bothy for Sale – SOLD
Sandamhor Bothy is now SOLD The Isle of Eigg Heritage Trust (IEHT) wishes to sell Sandamhor Bothy plus adjoining land extending to 1/4 acre, at Sandamhor on the Isle of Eigg. The Isle of Eigg Heritage Trust are looking for a purchaser that wants to live on Eigg full time and will be an active contributing […]
Work on-site to create The Wash House (the name for our new toilet and shower block) began on Monday 5th April. A very shiny telehandler arrived on site and – more importantly – so did William Fisher, Compass Building and Construction’s site manager. William will be here throughout the project and will become a very […]
17,500 trees planted!
First Phase Begins!
It was demolition Tuesday on Eigg this week, in preparation for contractors arriving on site to begin phase one of the redevelopment of An Laimhrig. There were plenty machines on show as the old tearoom store was brought down to make way for our new toilet and shower block. Residents pooled their skills – and […]
Eigg Environmental Action!
Singing Sands Beach Clean Inspired by the Great British Beach Clean week at the end of September, Eigg Environmental Action Group co-ordinated a long awaited beach clean on Singing Sands. Islanders and visitors alike are very conscientious at removing marine plastics during beach walks, however carrying larger items home from Singing Sands, accessible only by […]