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Heart of Scotland Appeal

Get The Picnic Blankets Out For The Heart Of Scotland Appeal And Help Save...

The Heart of Scotland Appeal is sending an invitation to everyone to take part in the first ever Big Scottish Picnic, a nationwide fundraiser...

D&G Refugee Charity Seeks New Home

A local charity which supports refugees here and abroad is looking for a new home. Massive Outpouring of Love (known as MOOL) needs to leave...
MORE HISTORIC DUMFRIES TOWN CENTRE BUILDINGS SAVED BY MIDSTEEPLE PROJECT

More Historic Dumfries Town Centre Buildings Saved By Midsteeple Project

Following a successful Crowdfunder campaign to raise money towards the purchase of three High Street buildings, Midsteeple Quarter are pleased to announce the purchase...

Landlord’s Unconventional Approach To Repairs Creates A Route To Independence

Loreburn Housing Association has found a rather unique solution to a repair reported by one of their tenants.  Penny Prentice was struggling with her...

Just Giving Fund Set Up For Damaged ‘ Tree Of Tranquility’ in Dumfries

A Just Giving page has been set up by the local Facebook Group 'Helping Dumfries & Galloway' to help repair or replace the damaged...
Community Fibre Partnership Reaches Fruition

Community Fibre Partnership Reaches Fruition

Ten years ago, many of the residents served by Kettleholm exchange, banded together to make a video about the endless faults and frustrations in...

Spring Forward: Communities Invited To Online Sessions In Next Step Towards Creation Of South Kyle Wind Farm Community Investment Fund 

Work towards the creation of the South Kyle Wind Farm Community Investment Fund will take another step forward this spring with the next series of online workshops.  Due to...

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...