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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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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