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The purpose of this project

To advance the provision of educational opportunities, for increasing awareness of the environment, culture, heritage, history and economy of the Cairngorms area.


18 April 2018

The Cairngorms Archive Trust (CATS) was established as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO). The charitable purposes of CATS are the advancement of education and the advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science.

June 2019

This will be achieved by encouraging and taking in (through a loan arrangement, by gift/donation or purchase) deposits of archive material of any type relating to the Cairngorms area, to conserve them for future years and make available to the public (including digital provision where possible) for educational purposes.

The charity shall do so following principles of sustainable development.

November 2019

The The Annual Accounts for the period ending 30 April 2019.