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Community Focus

SWS RnR

WORK OF VETERANS CHARITY PRAISED FOLLOWING MINISTERIAL VISIT

Emma Harper MSP has praised the work of SWS RnR, a Dumfries & Galloway-based charity which helps military personnel into employment as Heavy Good...

Galloway Glens makes awards through the ‘Our Heritage’ Small Grants Scheme

The Galloway Glens has established a Small Grants Scheme to support projects that ‘connect communities with their heritage’, providing smaller awards to not-for-profit organisations....
Calendar Raises £1600 Alzheimer Scotland

Creetown Farmer Ivies Calendar Raises £1600 for Alzheimer Scotland

A Creetown-based farmer has handed over £1600 to Alzheimer Scotland after raising money through the sale of a calendar. Ivie Fisher had initially hoped to...
MONIAIVE GETS WINDFALL

Moniaive Gets Windfall From Scottish Land Fund

LOCAL MSP Joan McAlpine has congratulated the Moniaive Initiative for its success in receiving a share of a Scottish Government fund to support community...
Dumfries YMCA

Former Lochside Primary Bought By Dumfries YMCA for £1

Dumfries YMCA is a highly successful youth focussed organisation based in Dumfries and had outgrown their town centre base. They applied to the Council...

Lincluden’s Kids Have Won the Lottery – Funding Success for Popeye’s Park!

Lincluden Community Centre are delighted to announce that they have been successful in their application to National Lottery Community Fund’s Our Place initiative to...
Loreburn Housing Association Care repair

Loreburn Housing Association Care and Repair Across Dumfries and Galloway

The Loreburn Housing Association's aim is to allow people to remain living at home independently and safely, with confidence and dignity.  The Care and...
Dumfries Citizens Advice Service

Mirin Benzie Joins Dumfries Citizens Advice Service

Dumfries and Galloway Citizens Advice Service are delighted to welcome another newly qualified adviser to the Dumfries bureau. Mirin Benzie completed an intensive adviser...

New Venue For Castle Douglas D&g Citizens Advice Service

Dumfries and Galloway Citizens Advice Service have entered into a new collaboration with Castle Douglas Parish Church to deliver advice services from the lower...
Work-based Qualification

D&G NHS Volunteers Lead way with Work-based Qualification

A VOLUNTEERING award has been presented for the very first time to some of those who give their time in support of NHS Dumfries...