Month: March 2024

The Usual Place one of eight in region to benefit from Lottery funding

Young people at The Usual Place.

The Usual Place in Dumfries and seven other organisations in the region will benefit from a share of over £15 million of National Lottery funding which will help to keep vital local services running. The funding, made possible by National Lottery players, means that many community and voluntary sector groups will be able to continue… Read more »

Award celebrates the value of volunteers at Food Train

Food Train has secured top marks for the way in which the charity supports its volunteers to make a positive impact on older peoples’ lives. The Dumfries-founded organisation has been awarded Investing in Volunteers (IiV) status, recognising its high standards for good practice in how it works with its volunteers. Food Train’s operations are supported… Read more »