Out and About in Dumfries & Galloway

Steady Progress Being Made in Arwen Recovery at Forestry Recreation Sites

Forestry and Land Scotland is making steady progress in clearing storm damage from trails and mountain biking routes across south Scotland. With many recreational facilities...
Launch of the Galloway Glens ‘Hidden Culture’ Events Programme

Launch of the Galloway Glens ‘Hidden Culture’ Events Programme

This week sees the launch of a programme of events that allow us to consider Galloway’s fascinating heritage and culture, from a variety of...

Urgent Action Needed To Address Impacts Of Avian Influenza

RSPB Scotland is calling for an emergency local moratorium restricting shooting on the Solway for the rest of the wildfowling season. The urgent action...
What will you see in the Big Garden Birdwatch?

What Will You See In The Big Garden Birdwatch?

World’s largest garden wildlife survey returns, 28-30 January 2022 In 2021, more than a million people across the UK took part – making it...
On the Burns trail In Dumfries

On the Burns trail In Dumfries

ROBERT BURNS and his close ties with Dumfries are being celebrated by staff at the town’s VisitScotland iCentre this month.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=orCYDxHvWtI  The visitor information hub, which...

Logan Gardens’ Green Tribute To The Queen

Stories of environmental devastation, hope through conservation and stunning springtime blooms will be told across the country as the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE)...
Spring into Burns programme unveiled at Ellisland Farm

Spring Into Burns Programme Unveiled At Ellisland Farm

A new “Spring into Burns!” events programme has been launched by Ellisland Farm, the romantic home the poet built for his wife Jean Armour The...
The Sir Jackie Stewart Classic, A New Automotive Festival In Scottish Borders

The Sir Jackie Stewart Classic, A New Automotive Festival In Scottish Borders

A new automotive festival in aid of the charity Race Against Dementia Thirlestane Castle, 18/19 June 2022 A motoring event with a charitable mission celebrating Scotland...
LOST WALKERS AND HILL RUNNER RESCUED USING PHONE TECHNOLOGY

Lost Walkers & Hill Runner Rescued Using Phone Technology

Volunteers from Moffat Mountain Rescue were involved in two separate, dramatic rescues in the New Abbey and Dalbeattie area of Dumfries and Galloway yesterday...

‘booster’ Project Will Protect Scotland’s Red Squirrels For Another Two Years

The Scottish Wildlife Trust is pleased to announce that the Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels project has secured funding for a two-year transitional project phase...