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Volunteers Week 2018
18 Jan 2019

Locality Nominees John Bicket (left) and Brian Monnier (right) John: Community Spirit Award. Brian: Board Member and Equalities Volunteer – Annandale & Eskdale 2018 Rena McCleary Community Spirit Award – Wigtownshire 2018 Margo Crosbie (left) and Lorna Argente (centre) Margo: Community Spirit Award. Lorna: Equalities Volunteer Award – Nithsdale 2018 Barry Bryan-Dixon Community Spirit Award – Stewartry 2018 Locality Winners…

Tesco Funding
29 Nov 2018

We would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who voted for us in Dumfries and Stranraer Tesco during September and October.  We are very pleased to announce that we came second in both stores giving us £2,000 each. Thanks again to Groundworks, Tesco staff, and to everyone who voted.  This money will make a huge difference.

Smart Energy in Castle Douglas
16 Nov 2018

Mirin Benzie, Smart Energy Advisor, from the Dumfries and Galloway Citizens Advice Service (pictured right) visited our drop-in session in Castle Douglas on Thursday 8th November. Mirin was available to give information and advice to our service users and volunteers (pictured left) about Smart Meters and how they can benefit you and your home.

Thornhill Volunteers Needed
9 Nov 2018

Look at our wonderful Thornhill volunteers showing off our new logo and leaflets at their new drop-in location at Thornhill Fire Station on Kinnell Street. We are currently looking for a new volunteer to help out at our drop-in session once a month in Thornhill – if you or someone you know is interested in joining the team please contact…

Visitors
1 Nov 2018

Mirin Benzie, Smart Energy Advisor, from the Citizens Advice Bureau will attend the following drop-ins to give advice to service users about Smart Energy Meters: Castle Douglas – Thursday 8th November Wigtown – Thursday 15th November   Craig from Visibilty will attend the following drop-ins to advise our service users about their service: Dalbeattie – Tuesday 13th November Castle Douglas…

Tesco Funding
25 Oct 2018

We would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who voted for us in Annan and Castle Douglas Tesco during July and August.  We are very pleased to annouce that we came first in Annan giving us the top prize of £4,000! In Castle Douglas we came third, however this still gave us £1,000 which we are extremely…

Tesco Bags of Help
3 Oct 2018

We have been chosen as one of three selected charities in Dumfries, Heathhall and Stranraer stores for September and October. Please ask for a Bags of Help token every time you shop in those stores, and you can help us raise up to £4,000 per store from the revenue generated from carrier bag sales. SoundAdvice Drop-in Session All the money raised will contribute…

Thornhill drop-in move
1 Oct 2018

The Thornhill drop-in sessions have moved location (permanently) to the Fire Station on Kinnell Street, Thornhill DG3 4JN.  The drop-in sessions will be held at the same time of 10am – 12noon on the first Wednesday of the month.  We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Voluntary Action Fund
23 Jul 2018

We would like to say a HUGE thank you to the Voluntary Action Fund for their support and belief in our group and all the help we provide for those in D&G with a hearing impairment. THANK YOU to everyone involved in making this happen!!

Alpha Solway
9 Jul 2018

We would like to say a massive thank you to Alpha Solway for their very kind donation of £250 – we are extremely grateful for their sincere generosity.  

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