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Isle Futures, SC037758
Registered charity from 25 January 2007

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, OSCR has allowed an additional 9 months grace period for charities that are overdue/late when their submission deadline falls during the pandemic period. The grace period applies to this charity. We are in the process of amending the register further to reflect this.

Charity Details
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.AddressIsle Futures, Saint Ninian's
Isle of Whithorn
Newton Stewart
Wigtownshire
Wigtownshire
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.PostcodeDG8 8LH
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.Is the supplied address a principal office or a trustee address?Principal Office
Shown where the charity has supplied us with a link to its website.Websitehttp://www.isleofwhithorn.com/islefutures.asp
Charities are shown as Standard charities, Registered Social Landlords, or Cross-Border charities. These last two will link through to other Regulators’ websites, where you may be able to view the charity’s accounts.Regulatory Type Standard
This is the link to the lead regulatory body for this organisation.Link to Companies Househttps://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/
This personalised charity registration logo can be downloaded free of charge and used on the charity’s website, email signatures and publications.OSCR Registration Logo
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. Object:
To relieve poverty, particularly among the residents of the lsle of Whithorn and surrounding area; To relieve the need, suffering and distress of those who are isolated byway of their age or infirmity/disability and to seek to involve them in the community as a way of ending their isolation; To provide or assist in the provision of amenities for the benefit of the general public, providing always that these amenities are over and above those that it is the statutory obligation of the local authority to provide and that any private benefit incurred is greatly outweighed by the public benefit; To promote the benefit of the inhabitants of the Isle of Whithorn and its environs by associating the local statutory authorities, voluntary organisations and inhabitants in a common effort to advance education and to provide, or assist in the provision of the facilities, in the interest of social welfare for recreation and other leisure-time occupation so their conditions of life can improve; To promote and/or provide training, financial or technical assistance, or business advice or consultancy in order' to assist the beneficiaries in obtaining, creating or sustaining employment opportunities within the community either by setting up their own business or through an existing business; To preserve, restore and improve the environment in and around the Isle of Whithorn through the provision, maintenance and/or improvement to public open space and other public amenities and other environmental and townscape regeneration projects and on the basis that in doing so, the company shall seek, wherever appropriate (but subject to appropriate safeguards to ensure that the public benefit so arising clearly outweighs any private benefit thereby conferred on private landowners) to carry out works of reclamation, restoration, erosion prevention and other operations to facilitate the use of these purposes of land whose use has been prevented or restricted because of previou
Details of the charity's operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 30 Sep 2019
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: Company (the charity is registered with Companies House)
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: Dumfries & Galloway
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose.Purposes: "The prevention or relief of poverty","The advancement of citizenship or community development","The advancement of environmental protection or improvement","The relief of those in need by reason of age, ill health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage"
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: "Children / young people","Older people","People with disabilities or health problems","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.Types of activty undertaken: "It makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations","It carries out activities or services itself"
Annual Information Submission History
The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested. Year End The gross income for the period. Income Expenditure Annual Return Received The date the return was validated by OSCR. Accounts Received The accounts available to view have had personal data such as signatures and addresses redacted (blacked out) to comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998. The charity’s accounts are the responsibility of the charity trustees and any queries regarding the content of the accounts should be directed to the charity in the first instance. OSCR accepts no liability for the accuracy of the charity’s accounts nor any decision based upon them. Latest Accounts
31 Dec 2015 £250,633 £266,656 20 Sep 2016 Yes
31 Dec 2016 £183,707 £221,555 04 Sep 2017 Yes
31 Dec 2017 £59,865 £66,393 27 Sep 2018 Yes
31 Dec 2018 £60,644 £72,117 27 Sep 2019 Yes Published accounts can be found on the Companies House website
31 Dec 2019 No Annual Information due by 30 Sep 2020
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