Community Focus

“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...
Barnkirk Lads Raise Funds For Newton Stewart ARC Garden

Barnkirk Lads Raise Funds For Newton Stewart ARC Garden

Alan, Michael, Callum and Craig the 'Barnkirk Lads' are hoping to raising £500 to help Newton Stewart Activity and Resource Centre, to fund making...
New Funding Announced for community marine surveys

New Funding Announced For Community Marine Surveys

A new fund has been launched to help communities and local groups get involved in monitoring Scotland’s seabed and coastlines. The Community Marine Monitoring Equipment Fund is...

£100k For Local Environmental Projects Around Scotland

A fund designed to support sustainable development and local regeneration around Scotland has this week announced the first batch of successful projects to receive...

MP Briefed On Sands Charity Progress

LOSING a child before, during or after birth can devastate parents. But thankfully a charity has in recent years been active in Dumfries and...

Serco Boosts Local Charities Funds

Local charities Blood Bikes and DG Lift have each received a £500 donation from international company Serco as part of their annual community benefits...

£1 Million For Armed Forces Charities

Armed Forces charities across Scotland will benefit from a new £1 million support fund. The Scottish Government fund will help the sector offset a shortfall...
Members of Wigtownshire u3a will be painting the district blue and yellow to celebrate the first national u3a Day this Wednesday June 2nd. 

Members Of Wigtownshire U3a Will Be Painting The District Blue & Yellow To Celebrate...

Plans for the event, which are still being developed, will include socially distanced street and beach cleans, a ‘readathon’, recipe book, and café crawl;...