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Weʼre raising £1,000 to heat our loved but cold Hall!

Fair Isle, Shetland, UK
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Welcome to the Fair Isle Community Hall JustGiving page. We are the main community centre on the UK's remotest inhabited island. The Hall is the beating heart of our small but proud community of 60 inhabitants, hosting dances, traditional crafts sales, teas, sports and music events. Our heating system is broken and without it, the space becomes unusable. We are working hard to raise funds to fix the heating and keep this absolutely vital place warm enough to use. Our total target is £20,000 so anything you donate will be gratefully received and will make a huge difference to our wonderful Isle. We are also holding a fabulous auction on our Facebook page - Fair Isle Community Hall, please like and share if you can! Thank you!

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  • Eileen Thomson4 months ago
    Eileen Thomson

    Eileen Thomson

    4 months ago

    Hi everyone! Thank you for your continued support of our project to restore heat to our Hall! The works are now in progress but we still have to reach our target! We are running an auction selling beautiful original Fair Isle crafts on our Facebook page "Fair Isle Community Hall". Please like and share our page and see if you see something you fancy bidding for! We are so grateful for your help, we know lots of you have been here and probably even had a cuppa in the Hall so you know how important it is to us!

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  • Eileen Thomson8 months ago
    Eileen Thomson

    Eileen Thomson

    8 months ago

    Thank you for all your donations so far, we have raised over £2000 via this page, PayPal and our auction which is amazing but we still have a way to go! The project will cost £30,000, we have £10,000 of funding secured but want to do more ourselves. If you would like to bid for some lovely Fair Isle things, please like our Facebook page Fair Isle Community Hall and you will see the auction there. The item currently for sale is the table mat below, made by young islander Lowri Best. Thanks again, we will have a warm hall again soon!

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Page last updated on: 9/1/2018 10:23 PM

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36

  • Jenny Crossley

    Jenny Crossley

    Sep 1, 2018

    £30.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Jun 1, 2018

    £50.00

  • jan jacops

    jan jacops

    May 30, 2018

    Hi Eileen,as promised, hereby the 80 pounds :)Looking forward to the next auction !br, Jan

    £80.00

  • Mary Simonsen

    Mary Simonsen

    Apr 8, 2018

    Sending best wishes from the USA!

    £10.00

  • Lindsey Stout

    Lindsey Stout

    Apr 7, 2018

    Just heard about this and in total support of the community from afar.

    £10.00

  • john mosley

    john mosley

    Apr 4, 2018

    a little bit to help.

    £50.00

  • David and Catherine Parent

    David and Catherine Parent

    Mar 22, 2018

    All our best for your fundraising effort. We have fond memories of our visit and blessing ceremony on Fair Isle last summer. Please say hello to your neighbors for us!Dave and Cathy Parent

    £100.00

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Fair Isle, Shetland, UK

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