First independent chair of Poverty and Inequalities Partnership appointed

The Poverty and Inequalities Partnership was formed following evaluation of Dumfries and Galloway Council’s first Anti-Poverty...
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Latest funded projects revealed for 10,000 Voices in Action

£5000 of funding has been allocated in each of the 12 ward areas of Dumfries and Galloway for projects that address priorities identified by young...
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Food Train secures first headquarters of its own in Dumfries

Charity grateful for council support as it acquires former local authority building in Dumfries to realise founder’s dream of creating centre for...
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Tributes paid after sad passing of Creetown Initiative’s Andrew

The skilled fundraiser secured well over £10million for local and client projects...
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South of Scotland Regional Economic Strategy offers 10-year vision

The first ever South of Scotland Regional Economic Strategy has been shaped by a series of consultations through which over 1400 voices were...
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Community Woodland plans present significant sustainable benefits

The project will aim not only to provide a forest base for the local community to enjoy but also to become the centre for training and development in...
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100 year biodiversity bid for South of Scotland gets donation boost

The project will transform 81 hectares of land at Kelton Mains, part of the charity’s Threave Garden and Estate, into rich habitats for flora and...
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Community Trust celebrates £95,662 grant for youth programme

The group will use the funding to deliver an E-Sports focused programme of activities for young people in Dumfries and...
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Buy Social Scotland website launches with corporate challenge

he #BuySocialScotland services directory promotes over 100 organisations delivering social and environmental impact in communities across Scotland....
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Girlguiding Dumfries and Galloway launches across region

Girlguiding Dumfriesshire, Girlguiding Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, and Girlguiding Wigtownshire, have merged to form Girlguiding Dumfries and...
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Sue joins team at Shambellie House

Sue Hughes has many years’ experience managing museum and heritage sites, along with developing and delivering art, craft and local history...
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New project to help working-age people living with sensory impairment

The new service aims to enable people with sight and/or hearing impairment to adapt to life with sensory loss and maintain and build...
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