Launch of Minority Ethnic Emerging Leaders Programme

The Minority Ethnic Emerging Leaders programme will see up to 50 young people between the ages of 18 and 29 benefit from a nine-month professional and personal development programme backed by mentoring, and placements across the public and third sector. Programme participants will receive: • A National Living Wage equivalent grant (currently £8.91 per hour)…. Read more »

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Libby joins team at Dumfries and Galloway Advocacy Service

Dumfries and Galloway Advocacy Service delivers independent one to one and collective advocacy across the region.

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Business Development events for you

Thank you for your interest in our Business Development workshops for 2022. Our new programme for the year is below, with links for more information about each session. Setting Outcomes and Indicators: Understand what outcomes and indicators are and how they can help you to explain the difference your work makes to your beneficiaries. Friday… Read more »

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Volunteering events for you

Thank you for your interest in our Volunteering workshops for 2022. Our new programme for the year is below, with links for more information about each session. Recruiting Volunteers: This session looks the recruitment process and the value of role descriptions to help ensure organisations recruit the right person for the right role. Thursday September… Read more »

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Funding events for you

Free training events, open to third sector organisations across Dumfries and Galloway.

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Governance workshops for you

Thank you for your interest in our Governance events for 2022. Our new programme for the year is below, with links for more information about each session. Charity Trustee Duties and Responsibilities: This workshop is aimed at those who would like to understand the duties and responsibilities of a Charity Trustee. Tuesday August 23 /… Read more »

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Ambitious strategy for the future of the South of Scotland to be considered

The draft strategy could soon be made available for public consultation ahead of being finalised later this year.

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Region says thank to work of volunteers during COVID

A special electronic certificate was created by the local resilience partnership to be presented to Covid volunteers.

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The Multiverse expands with official opening of The Coalface

Crawick Multiverse, a spectacular 55-acre land art installation, near Sanquhar, was the vision of artist Charles Jencks.

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New home required for homeless support charity SHAX

SHAX is an award winning re-use furniture social enterprise and charity helping people in new and low-income households to start and sustain a home.

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Enterprise agency SOSE pledges to deliver for the South of Scotland 

South of Scotland Enterprise will develop its own offering through new services, support and funding.

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Queen’s Award for volunteers Galloway Mountain Rescue Service

Galloway Mountain Rescue Team was one of 230 diverse charities, social enterprises and voluntary groups to be awarded the honour last year.

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