Free course to IGNITE ideas of enterprising young people in south

There will be the chance to pitch to a funding panel who may be able to offer support to turn the idea into a functioning social enterprise.

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10,000 contacts of support for Carers from centre in region

A total of 1322 adult and young Carers used the services of Dumfries and Galloway Carers Centre from April 2020 up until March of this year.

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Delivery Plan launched for South of Scotland Regional Economic Strategy

The Delivery Plan looks up to three years ahead, and aims to be flexible in order to adapt to the changes experienced in the South of Scotland.

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Galloway Glens Scheme secures six-month extension to work in area

The Scheme is an initiative of the Council’s Environment Team and will oversee investment of more than £5million in the area.

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Fund prepares to launch to help tackle mental health inequalities

Grassroots community groups, social enterprises, and third sector organisations will be able to benefit from the Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund.

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Sarah-Jane set to inspire connections at the Crichton Trust

She will liaise with and support the businesses, education institutions, and charitable organisations based at The Crichton.

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Consultation begins on Scotland’s National Planning Framework 4

It sets out how the Scottish Government’s approach to planning and development will help to achieve a net-zero, sustainable Scotland by 2045.

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Online event to share work of Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Support Centre

The event will bring together staff and volunteers to talk more about the work they do and the support offered.  

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Hundreds lodge interest in new £750,000 fund for south Scotland

The Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund will be open this month in Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders, with over £750,000 available across the two areas.

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#COP26 spotlight Community Land Scotland

Community Land Scotland represents and supports aspiring and existing community owners across the whole of Scotland.

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Donations of warm winter clothes sought by local authority

Jackets, jumpers, cardigans, hats, scarves, gloves, etc in any sizes are requested – both children and adults.

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Scotland’s Census 2022 awareness sessions now under way

The sessions will offer a general overview of the Census and what will be required on the ground.

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