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URGENT ACTION NEEDED TO PROTECT LOCHMABEN'S MILL LOCH

Urgent Action Needed To Protect Lochmaben’s Mill Loch

URGENT action is needed to protect the 'precious' natural environment at Lochmaben's Mill Loch, according to Dumfriesshire constituency MSP Oliver Mundell. He was backing concerned...
Home from Hospital food packs to support health and social care in Dumfries and Galloway

Home From Hospital Food Packs To Support Health And Social Care In Dumfries And...

Alliance between Health and Social Care Partnership and charity piloted Support is being stepped up to get patients in Dumfries and Galloway home from hospitals...

Volunteers Sought For Sandhead Community Garden

Are you a budding Alan Titchmarsh or just fancy growing your own vegetables or flowers? The old tennis courts in Sandhead have been transformed into...
Revolutionary app for region aims to help people stay fitter and healthier 

Revolutionary App For Region Aims To Help People Stay Fitter & Healthier 

A revolutionary smartphone app is being launched across Dumfries and Galloway - aimed at helping people to stay fitter and healthier. Staying active is one...
Social Enterprise Academy (SEA)

New Partnership To Support Enterprising Communities In The South Of Scotland

A new series of capacity-building programmes will be delivered through a new partnership between the Social Enterprise Academy (SEA) and South of Scotland...

Siblings Make £2223 Donation In Memory Of Mum

The McMillan family paid a Christmas visit to DGRI to handover a £2223 donation as a thank you to staff who had cared for...
Work starts on Food Train’s new HQ

Work Starts On Food Train’s New HQ

Charity appoints Annan-based Eco Group to transform former council building in Dumfries town centre The transformation of a former council building into a Dumfriesshire charity’s...

£4 Million Funding Help for Unpaid Carers

A £4million funding package will help provide support to unpaid carers, in recognition of the enormous role they play in looking after loved ones,...
New App Launched To Access Free Period Products

New App Launched To Access Free Period Products

A mobile app has been launched to allow users to identify locations across Scotland where period products can be accessed for free. The PickupMyPeriod app...
Make Volunteering Your New Year’s Resolution

Make Volunteering Your New Year’s Resolution

Dumfries & Galloway Citizens Advice Service (D&G CAS) is looking for volunteers to join their hardworking and dedicated teams in Dumfries, Annan and Stranraer...