Charity Details

Orkney Heritage Society, SC004033 Registered charity from 28 January 1969
Charity Details
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.Address: East Bu
Holm
Orkney
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.Postcode: KW17 2SD
This shows whether the address supplied by the charity is their principal office or the address of one of the charity's trustees. Where the charity tells us that the address is a charity trustee's address, we must publish the name.Office/Home Address: E MacLeod
The charity's website address. This is a hyperlink to the charity's website.Website: http://www.orkneycommunities.co.uk/ohs
Operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 16 Oct 2014
Whether the charity is a Trust, Company, Unincorporated Association, SCIO, Educational Endowment, Industrial & Provident Society or Statutory Corporation, the date it became that form, and any previous forms it may have had.Constitutional Form: Unincorporated association
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: Wider, but within one local authority area
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: Orkney Islands
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose. Charities were asked to identify at least one charitable purpose which applied to their activities.Purposes: The advancement of citizenship or community development,The advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science,The advancement of environmental protection or improvement
This lists which beneficiary groups the charity has identified as being the main focus of activities: children / young people, older people, people with disabilities or health problems, people of a particular ethnic or racial origin, other defined groups, no specific group or for the benefit of the community, other charities / voluntary bodies.Beneficiaries: No specific group, or for the benefit of the community
This sets out the types of activity undertaken by the charity from the following: it makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals, it makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations, it carries out activities or services itself, it does none of these.Activities: It makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals,It makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations,It carries out activities or services itself
These are taken directly from the charity's constitution. A charity's objects describe what the charity has been legally set up to achieve. They do not necessarily describe all of the activities the charity carries out in order to achieve these objects. Objectives
1. To stimulate public interest in, and care for, the beauty, history and character of the area of Orkney and its surroundings. 2. To encourage the preservation, development and improvement of features of general public amenity or historic interest. 3. To encourage high standards of architecture and town planning in Orkney. 4. To pursue these ends by means of meetings, exhibitions, lectures, publications, conferences, and publicity, and the promotion of schemes of a charitable nature.

Income and Expenditure figures are only available for all charities from June 2012. Prior to this, the data capture of expenditure figures depended on the type of form the charity completed.

Annual Return Submission History
Mailing CycleFinancial YearAnnual Return
The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested.Year EndThe gross income for the period.IncomeExpenditureThe date OSCR sent the return to the charity.IssuedReceivedThe date the return was validated by OSCR.CheckedOverdue / Late
201031 Aug 2010£5,731£001 Sep 201011 Jul 201114 Jul 2011Yes
201131 Aug 2011£3,334£5,54101 Sep 201115 Jun 201202 Jul 2012Yes
201231 Aug 2012£3,205£2,84531 Aug 201206 Jun 201307 Jun 2013Yes
201331 Aug 2013£3,947£6,35702 Sep 201301 Jun 201402 Jun 2014Yes
201431 Aug 201401 Sep 2014No
Charity Accounts and Constitutions

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