Extract from the Scottish Charity Register

Orkney Heritage Society, SC004033
Registered charity from 28-01-1969
Charity Details
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Address: 14 Old Scapa Road
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This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied
Postcode: KW15 1BB
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Is this the Principal Office or a Charity Trustee’s address: Charity Trustee address - Charity Trustee's name - Miss L Gibbon
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The charity's website address. This is a hyperlink to the charity's website.
Website: www.orkneycommunities.co.uk/ohs
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Current status of the charity
Charity status: Active
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Whether the charity is a Trust, Company, Unincorporated Association, SCIO, Educational Endowment, Industrial & Provident Society or Statutory Corporation.
Constitutional Form: Unincorporated association
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This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is
Geographical Spread: Wider, but within one local authority area
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This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating
Main Operating Location: Orkney Islands
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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
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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
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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
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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: 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 / Expenditure totals

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Annual Return Submission History
Mailing Cycle Financial Year Annual Return
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The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested
Year End
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The gross income for the period
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The date OSCR sent the return to the charity
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The date the return was validated by OSCR
2009 31-08-2009 £6,965.00 £0.00 01-09-2009 28-06-2010 05-07-2010 Yes
2010 31-08-2010 £5,731.00 £0.00 01-09-2010 11-07-2011 14-07-2011 Yes
2011 31-08-2011 £3,334.00 £5,541.00 01-09-2011 15-06-2012 02-07-2012 Yes
2012 31-08-2012 £3,205.00 £2,845.00 31-08-2012 06-06-2013 07-06-2013 Yes
2013 31-08-2013 02-09-2013 No
Charity Accounts and Constitutions
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  • a copy of the charity's latest statement of account
  • a copy of the charity's constitution.
Please contact the charity directly to request this information.
Details of charity trustees

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