COMMUNITY COUNCIL FUNDING IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 BRINGS BENEFITS TO LOCAL COMMUNITIES

Community Council Funding In Response To Covid-19 Brings Benefits To Local Communities

In March, the Clyde Wind Farm (Dumfries and Galloway) Community Fund allocated part of its annual funding to support local community-led Covid-19 responses. This...

Scottish Government Pledges Further £1.6m To Help Tackle Food Insecurity

People most at risk from food insecurity due to the COVID-19 outbreak are to receive further support from the Scottish Government’s £70 million Food...

D&G Council Praises Regions Volunteers

During the forthcoming week, the dumfries and Galloway council will be giving praise and recognition to the hundreds of volunteers that help our council...
Volunteers helping to Touch Base with isolated residents

Volunteers Helping To Touch Base With Isolated Residents

A new telephone service has been launched to give volunteer-led support to isolated residents in Dumfries and Galloway.Touch Base is provided and monitored by...
Alzheimer Scotland calls on Dumfries and Galloway to get involved inDementia Awareness Week 

Alzheimer Scotland Calls On Dumfries And Galloway To Get Involved In Dementia Awareness Week 

Dementia Awareness Week 2020 is an opportunity to support the 90,000 people living with dementia in Scotland and their families and carers. Alzheimer Scotland...
Volunteers will still be Thanked! Even Though D&G VOscars Ceremony Cancelled Due to COVID-19

Volunteers will be Thanked! Even Though D&G VOscars Ceremony Cancelled Due to COVID-19

A week-long thank you to Dumfries and Galloway’s volunteers will take place from next Monday (June 1).Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway (TSDG) will be...
Sight loss charity launches new virtual ‘ask the expert’ service

Sight loss charity launches new virtual ‘ask the expert’ service

People living with sight loss across Dumfries & Galloway will be able to get clinical advice from a dispensing optician or optometrist to help...
Competition challenges children to say Thank You to region’s volunteers

Competition Challenges Children To Say Thank You To Region’s Volunteers

A children’s art competition has been launched to say thank you to Dumfries and Galloway’s volunteers.The competition, across three age categories, asks children to...
130,000 items of PPE donated to support coronavirus effort

130,000 items of PPE donated to support coronavirus effort

As part of its ongoing commitment to support communities during the coronavirus pandemic, Magnox has now donated more than 130,000 items of lifesaving personal...
WIGTOWNSHIRE GROUPS BENEFIT FROM SHARE OF £374K WINDFARM CASH

Wigtownshire Groups Benefit From Share Of £374k Windfarm Cash

Forty-three charities and community groups across Wigtownshire and South Carrick are celebrating being awarded grants from the Kilgallioch Community Fund in its latest round...

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42 YEAR OLD AYRSHIRE MAN DIES AFTER CAR CRASH NEAR CARSPHAIRN

42 Year Old Ayrshire Man Dies After Car Crash Near Carsphairn

Police Scotland have confirmed that a man has died following a road crash on the B729 in Dumfries & Galloway on Monday, May 25.The...

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