Month: February 2023

Dumfries and Galloway Council Achieves Volunteering Charter Mark

Alanna Fotheringham, Dawn Roberts, Stephen Thompson,

Dumfries and Galloway Council has become the first whole Council in Scotland to be awarded the Investing in Volunteers (IiV) Charter Mark of Excellence by Volunteer Scotland. The external accreditation was officially presented to Dawn Roberts, Chief Executive and Stephen Thompson, former Council Leader at the Ewart Library in Dumfries on Tuesday 14 February 2023… Read more »

Wheatley Homes South – Environmental Roots Programme

Wheatley Homes South will be delivering their environmental roots employability programme in Dumfries. Due to the way the programmes are funded, places can only be offered to Wheatley customers. This is anyone living in a Wheatley Homes South, formerly DGHP house, or anyone being supported by Wheatley Care. Environmental Roots is a 4 week employability… Read more »

Artist sought for exciting Midsteeple Quarter creative commission

image shows construction site of 135-139 High Street

An artist is being commissioned to work with the community to embrace and express the excitement surrounding the future of Dumfries’ Midsteeple Quarter. They will host a series of engagement events with people of all ages to capture the determination and ambition behind the drive to breathe new life into the town centre through community… Read more »