Community Focus

Castle Douglas Environmental Action Group ‘Eco CD’ Launches Lettuce Project

Castle Douglas Development Forum’s (CDDF) environmental action group, Eco CD, has just launched its first project. Eco CD, the environmental action group, run by Castle...

Local Cycling Group Are Pedalling For The Planet

Local cycle campaigners are planning to light up the night in Dumfries this weekend as part of a national campaign to send a message...

Aldi Donates 4,522 Meals To Dumfries & Galloway Charities Over The Easter School Holidays  

Local charities in Dumfries & Galloway helped Aldi donate 4,522 meals to people in need over the Easter school holidays.  The supermarket paired up its stores with local charities, community groups...
Online help for school leavers’ parents and carers

Online Help For School Leavers’ Parents & Carers

As thousands of young people prepare to leave school this summer, Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is offering an online session to help parents and...
ProjectScotland

Could You Volunteer & Help Young People With ProjectScotland

Do you have an hour a week to transform the life of a young person?ProjectScotland works with young people who are trying to get on in...
TRIBUTES POUR IN, IN MEMORY OF MIDWIFE HELEN RENTON

Tributes Pour In, In Memory Of Midwife Helen Renton

A Fundraiser in memory of 44-year-old Midwife and mum of 3, Helen Renton from Dumfries who was tragically killed in a road traffic incident...
Youth Services team up with Gretna FC

Youth Services Team Up With Gretna FC

The Council’s Youth Services has announced a new partnership with Gretna FC 2008, providing free youth services in Gretna. Engaging with young people over the...
“Interactive and engaging” Can Do programme gives back to the community

‘Interactive & Engaging’ Can Do Programme Gives Back To The Community

Students from Dumfries and Galloway College have given back to the community while adapting to the virtual world by focusing on improving mental health...
A SYMBOL OF HOPE AND REMEMBRANCE IN DGRI GROUNDS

A Symbol Of Hope & Remembrance In DGRI Grounds

A wishing well donated by local charity The People’s Project as a way of acknowledging the impact of the pandemic in the region has officially been given...

Castle Douglas Development Forum Welcomes New Stepping Stones Project Manager

Castle Douglas Development Forum has appointed Emma Haigh as the new Project Manager of the Stepping Stones Project. Emma Haigh has succeeded Vivianne Brown as...