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Royal recognition for Dumfries and Galloway volunteer groups

Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

Three volunteer groups in Dumfries and Galloway have been royally recognised in this year’s Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. The QAVS is the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK and two of this year’s winners are in Wigtownshire – the Port William Community Association and the West Galloway Branch of St… Read more »

The Kinder Shop to help Dumfries charities

The world’s first shop where you pay with kindness will open in Dumfries on June 20 and could give a big boost to local charities. It is being funded by The Cumberland Building Society as part of an initiative to promote kindness. Charities and organisations who would benefit from extra volunteering are invited to link… Read more »