Who we are?

We are an independent, community-focussed and owned organisation, affiliated to the worldwide Transition movement.  

The group is open to anyone who shares our determination to take positive local community-based action to tackle the issues of climate change and peak oil.

You can be part of this!

We depend on our strong membership base, so why not click here to download a membership form and support TBI by joining us now!

There is lots of information about TBI's activities and a wide range of environmental issues on the website, and you are welcome to take part in the discussions on our online  Forum or join our Facebook group.

There is also a regular online newsletter emailed automatically to members about once a month.  If you are still thinking about joining you can also sign up to receive the newsletter by completing the small form below the news stories at the bottom of the news page.

The group is run by local volunteers in their spare time and all members can contribute to decision-making. If you've got ideas for new projects we should be doing, or would like to help put the ideas into practice, we'd love to hear from you - email info@transitionblackisle.org.

More about us...

Transition Black Isle was set up by a group of like-minded people at a public meeting in February 2009. It has grown rapidly, and in 2011 it became a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity.  

The group was founded on the issues of climate change and peak oil, but its activities are concerned with making the community more resilient, so that it can prosper whatever the price of energy and food, and irrespective of turmoil in global financial markets.  Click here to download Transition Black Isle's constitution.

Transition Black Isle is one of about 200 "official" Transition groups in the UK. There is a similar number overseas and hundreds more are following the same agenda without formally joining the movement.

We have received substantial project funding from the Climate Challenge Fund, a Scottish Government initiative which aims to help communities make substantial cuts in their greenhouse gas emissions, and from The Highland Council and Highlands & Islands Enterprise.

We are also grateful for sponsorship and donations from a range of local businesses, from our members and from the wider public.

Company Registered in Scotland, No.398650.

Scottish charity number is SC042309.

Registered office:  Glachbeg, Allanglach Wood, North Kessock, IV1 3XD.




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We are part of the rapidly expanding worldwide Transition Towns movement. The Black Isle is a peninsula of about 100 sq miles ENE of Inverness in Scotland, UK.