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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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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British Empire Medal presented to community stalwart Mairi Ann

Mrs McIntyre has has been involved with charity fundraising projects in Wigtownshire for more than 50 years.

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Over £500,000 Lottery funding goes to 15 organisations across region

The Usual Place led the way with almost £250,000 to continue to run its skills and personal development programme.

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Whithorn Town Hall to be brought back to life after £1million further support

The £2.65m project will see the creation of a 16-bed bunkhouse which will be predominantly for walkers travelling on the 143-mile Whithorn Way.

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