Community Focus

MSP Praises Loreburn’s Intergenerational’ Housing Development Plan  

South Scotland MSP Colin Smyth has praised a new groundbreaking “intergenerational” housing development in Stranraer, where Loreburn Housing Association are building dementia-friendly housing alongside an...
Glenkens & District Trust

Get Involved In Shaping The Future Of Glenkens & District Trust!

Glenkens & District Trust is taking the next step in its development and is looking for three additional people to join its active group...
GRETNA DAY CENTRE BID TO RUN GRETNA POST OFFICE WELCOMED

Gretna Day Centre Bid To Run Gretna Post Office Welcomed

South Scotland MSP Colin Smyth and Councillor Archie Dryburgh have welcomed a proposal for Gretna Day Centre to take over the running of the...
Poppy Scotland’s Bud Visits devils Porridge Museum

Poppy Scotland’s Bud Visits Devils Porridge Museum

The Devil’s Porridge Museum at Eastriggs near Annan, Dumfries and Galloway, was visited by Poppy Scotland’s Bud this weekend. Bud is an interactive museum display...
Lockerbie Carer Anna-Marie Wins Outstanding Professional Award  

Lockerbie Carer Anna-Marie Wins Outstanding Professional Award  

Carer Anna Marie McLachlan, originally from Lockerbie in Dumfries and Galloway has been presented the  'Outstanding Professional Award' at the 2021 WellChild Awards  by...

Galloway Motorcycle Club Raise £1,885 For Poppy Scotland

The Galloway Motorcycle Club are delighted to have raised £1,885 to date towards their minimum target of £1,921 for their 2021 chosen charity, poppyscotland,...
Scottish Government handed over Shambellie House to the local Trustees

Scottish Government Handed Over Shambellie House To The Local Trustees

  The Scottish Government handed over the keys to Shambellie House to Shambellie House Trust on 1st July to enable it to begin a new...
FLS leading the way on community empowerment

FLS Leading The Way On Community Empowerment

Environment Minister, Mairi McAllan, today (Wed 30 June) welcomed news that the aspirations of a further seven communities across Scotland are being realised through...

Devil’s Porridge Museum Marks Armed Forces Day

The team at The Devil’s Porridge Museum took part in an event in Carlisle on Saturday 26th June to mark Armed Forces Day.  They...
LOCAL FAMILY THANK STAFF AND HELP PATIENTS WITH £850 DONATION  

Local Family Thank Staff And Help Patients With £850 Donation  

A local lady and her family have made a donation of £850 as a thank you to staff at DGRI who cared for her...