Community Focus

Dumfries & Galloway Community Groups Invited To Apply For £1.5m Ian Findlay Path Fund

The new Ian Findlay Path Fund, worth £1.5million, is now open for applications and groups in Dumfries and Galloway are being encouraged to apply. The...

India, Daisy, and Arthur Are Kirkcudbright Rotary Shorty Story Winners

At the end of last term Kirkcudbright Rotary Club, working alongside Kirkcudbright Summer Festivities, organised a short story competition for its partner primary schools....
Kirkcudbright RNLI Community Garden is completed

Kirkcudbright RNLI Community Garden Is Completed

Kirkcudbright RNLI Community Garden is completed   A volunteer-led project to improve the Kirkcudbright RNLI community garden is now complete! The garden was completely re-landscaped with...

Cunninghame Housing Association Presents £1,000 Cheque To Eastriggs Community Group

Alan Somerville, Senior Development Officer of Cunninghame Housing Association, presented a cheque for £1,000 to Rob Holiday, Eck Graham and Kevin Clark, Committee members...

A Mural To Commemorate James B Skeoch’s Utility Cycle Car Has Been Commissioned In...

The Skeoch utility car was designed in the 1920s to give individuals access to an affordable, roomy two-seater vehicle that could be used for...

The Stove Network Are Looking To Support Your Community Led Projects

Initially launched as a pilot project in January of 2022, with funding from the Scottish Government through their ‘Investing in Communities’ project, Open Hoose...

Cunninghame Housing Association Presents Cheque To Annan Petanque Club

Alan Somerville, Senior Development Officer of Cunninghame Housing Association, recently presented a cheque for £1,000 to Club members David and Mary Mackie along with...
LOCAL POLITICIANS URGE CHURCH TO WORK WITH COMMUNITY OVER FUTURE OF GRETNA OLD CHURCH HALL

Local Politicians Urge Church To Work With Community Over Future Of Gretna Old Church...

South Scotland MSP Colin Smyth and Annandale East and Eskdale Councillor Archie Dryburgh are urging the Church of Scotland to work with the local...
Donations urged to ‘help make history happen’ as South Scotland’s biggest community buyout battles odds in final fortnight

Donations Urged To ‘Help Make History Happen’ As South Scotland’s Biggest Community Buyout Battles...

People are being urged to keep donating to a public crowdfunder and major donors are being asked to step up as South Scotland’s biggest...
DGHP’s green team celebrates its first anniversary

DGHP’s Green Team Celebrates Its First Anniversary

An environmental service which is keeping communities in Dumfries and Galloway safe, clean and tidy is celebrating its first anniversary.   The Neighbourhood Environmental Teams (NETs)...