New trustees sought to be part of Wigtown Festival Company’s future

Applications are open to people from any part of Scotland but also specifically from those residing in, or having links to Wigtown and Dumfries and Galloway. 

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Free support launched for social enterprises in Dumfries and Galloway

A team of five specialists can offer one-to-one support or an independent perspective on a social enterprise’s vision or structure.

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Grassroots arts and cultural season brings communities ‘Together Again’

Towns and villages across Dumfries and Galloway are set to stage nine-months of events to celebrate the region and its talent.

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Castle Douglas Bike And Food Festival needs volunteers

People of all ages and abilities are needed to help deliver a fantastic weekend of action.

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Update on Changes to Employment Law from region’s Citizens Advice Service

Dumfries and Galloway Citizens Advice Service detail ‘significant’ changes to employment law.

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The Edge – Free gambling education workshops for young people

The six-month pilot project is aiming to raise practitioners skills and knowledge around gambling education.

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Social Media and Communications intern moves on to a bright future

Modern Apprenticeships are focussed on the workplace and students receive remote support from College tutors using digital technology techniques.

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Consultation launched on draft South of Scotland Regional Economic Strategy

The consultation on the draft first ever South of Scotland Regional Economic Strategy is open now and runs until Monday August 16.

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See your organisation benefit from a fully funded part-time employee

Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway (TSDG) is acting as an approved Kickstart Gateway to help organisations in Dumfries and Galloway to access funding through the Kickstart Scheme. The scheme encourages employers to create job placements for 16 to 24-year-olds on Universal Credit. Funding covers wage and NI contributions for 25 hours per week for six… Read more »

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Scottish Government hand over Shambellie House to local Trustees

It is planned to start to deliver a range of courses in January delivered by local artists, makers, photographers and practitioners.

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£25,000 available for Heritage related projects in Galloway Glens

The next funding round has now been launched, with applications sought by 12noon on Wednesday September 15.

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Development Forum helps bring Tour Series to town for festival

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 »

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