Month: June 2021

Development Forum helps bring Tour Series to town for festival

Castle Douglas will welcome the biking Tour Series.

The 2021 Tour Series calendar been announced revealing three new host venues for this August’s events. Castle Douglas will host the final of the series within a new Bike and Food festival, which will feature street bike races and a gravel sportive ride alongside a food and drink spectacular. The events will start on Thursday… Read more »

Move More relaunches across the region

The Move More physical activity programme has recently relaunched in Dumfries and Galloway. Dumfries and Galloway Council is working in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support and NHS Dumfries and Galloway to deliver the programme which is specifically designed for people affected by cancer but is also suitable for those with a long-term condition. Being active… Read more »

Venture Trust supporting people to gain life skills, stability and confidence

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Venture Trust’s wilderness journeys help deliver three-phase personal development programmes that include one-to-one and group support, outdoor learning experience, and ongoing skills development and community-based support. They are looking to work with teams or organisations that work with young people, adults and/or veterans struggling with issues such as: involvement with the criminal justice system long… Read more »

Launch of Minority Ethnic Emerging Leaders Programme

The Minority Ethnic Emerging Leaders programme will see up to 50 young people between the ages of 18 and 29 benefit from a nine-month professional and personal development programme backed by mentoring, and placements across the public and third sector. Programme participants will receive: • A National Living Wage equivalent grant (currently £8.91 per hour)…. Read more »

Business Development events for you

Thank you for your interest in our Business Development workshops for 2022. Our new programme for the year is below, with links for more information about each session. Setting Outcomes and Indicators: Understand what outcomes and indicators are and how they can help you to explain the difference your work makes to your beneficiaries. Friday… Read more »

Volunteering events for you

Thank you for your interest in our Volunteering workshops for 2022. Our new programme for the year is below, with links for more information about each session. Recruiting Volunteers: This session looks the recruitment process and the value of role descriptions to help ensure organisations recruit the right person for the right role. Thursday September… Read more »

Funding events for you

Free training events, open to third sector organisations across Dumfries and Galloway.

Governance workshops for you

Thank you for your interest in our Governance events for 2022. Our new programme for the year is below, with links for more information about each session. Charity Trustee Duties and Responsibilities: This workshop is aimed at those who would like to understand the duties and responsibilities of a Charity Trustee. Tuesday August 23 /… Read more »