£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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Loch Ken Ranger Service receives support from Better Places Fund

An award from the Better Places 2 fund has allowed the Trust to enhance its ranger service, gearing up for what promises to be a busy summer.

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Move More relaunches across the region

The Move More physical activity programme has recently relaunched in Dumfries and Galloway. Dumfries and Galloway Council is working in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support and NHS Dumfries and Galloway to deliver the programme which is specifically designed for people affected by cancer but is also suitable for those with a long-term condition. Being active… Read more »

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Venture Trust supporting people to gain life skills, stability and confidence

Venture Trust’s wilderness journeys help deliver three-phase personal development programmes that include one-to-one and group support, outdoor learning experience, and ongoing skills development and community-based support. They are looking to work with teams or organisations that work with young people, adults and/or veterans struggling with issues such as: involvement with the criminal justice system long… Read more »

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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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Outcomes, Monitoring and Evaluation events for you

Thank you for the interest in our Outcomes, Monitoring and Evaluation events – introduction workshops for those organisations looking to be more aware of the benefits of Outcome Evaluation. Please see below the list of events and clickable links for more information or to book tickets. Setting Outcomes and Indicators This workshop will you understand… Read more »

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Volunteering events for you

Thank you for the interest in our Volunteering events – bespoke workshops to share best practice on how to recruit, support and manage volunteers. Please see below the list of events and clickable links for more information or to book tickets. Recruitment and Induction of Volunteers The workshop will consider how to recruit volunteers, what… Read more »

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Funding events for you

Thank you for the interest in our Funding events on how to write a successful bid and also regular Meet the Funder showcases. Please see below the list of events and clickable links for more information or to book tickets. How to Write a Successful Funding Application Prepare effectively for writing a funding application and… Read more »

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Governance workshops for you

Thank you for the interest in our workshops designed to improve your organisational Governance. Please see below the list of events and clickable links for more information or to book tickets. The Scottish Governance Code for the Third Sector This workshop will guide you through the core principles of what good governance should look like… 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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