Community Focus

New Community Connections Programme Unveiled

New Community Connections Programme Unveiled

A new, national, engagement programme supporting communities across Scotland to recover from the COVID pandemic through heritage, has been launched by Historic Environment Scotland (HES).  Community Connections is a new unified framework working with community groups and...

Local MSP Welcomes Temporary Home For Georgetown Post Office

South Scotland MSP Colin Smyth has welcomed the confirmation that a temporary, hosted Post Office service is to be provided for Georgetown from 27...
LOCAL STUDENTS SECURE £21,000 FOR LOCAL CHARITIES

Local Students Secure £21,000 For Local Charities

Secondary school students in Dumfries & Galloway have been responsible for a vital funding boost of £21,000 to local charities through their involvement in...
ALDI DONATES OVER 12,000 MEALS TO DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY CHARITIES OVER THE SUMMER SCHOOL HOLIDAYS  

Aldi Donates Over 12,000 Meals To Dumfries & Galloway Charities Over The Summer School Holidays  

Local charities in Dumfries & Galloway helped Aldi donate 12,313 meals to people in need over the summer school holidays.    The supermarket paired up its stores with local charities,...
Midpark ward staff heap praise as local camera club rises to challenge 

Midpark Ward Staff Heap Praise As Local Camera Club Rises To Challenge 

A COLLABORATION between a ward at Midpark Hospital in Dumfries and a local camera club has resulted in new stimulating art for patients.    The Glencairn...
Fashion Show Will Launch New Community Project in Dumfries to Help Tackle Climate Change

Fashion Show Will Launch New Community Project in Dumfries to Help Tackle Climate Change

Re:Dress, an exciting “Slow Fashion” showcase will take place on  Friday 29th October at the historic Theatre Royal in Dumfries, to launch the new...

Old School In Thornhill Awarded £350,000 From The Holywood Trust

Thornhill Old School (OST) received its first award today of £350,000 from The Holywood Trust for the full capital refurbishment of the former Old...

Local MSP Welcomes Temporary Home For Eastriggs Post Office But Vows To Continue To...

South Scotland MSP Colin Smyth has welcomed the confirmation that a temporary, mobile service is to be provided when Eastriggs Post Office closes on...
Dumfries and Galloway Citizens Advice Service - Making Debt Advice More Accessible

Dumfries & Galloway Citizens Advice Service – Making Debt Advice More Accessible

Dumfries and Galloway Citizens Advice Service (D&G CAS) is making debt advice and support more accessible. D&G CAS has launched their new Multi-Channel Debt Advice team...

Loreburn Residents Transform Portpatrick Garden Into An Upcycled Sanctuary

A community garden built almost exclusively from recycled materials has officially opened in Portpatrick. On August 12, tenants of Old Station Court welcomed Loreburn Housing...