Welcome To Our New Chairman26 Sep 2019
We’d like to introduce you to our new Chairman, Ann Ferguson. Ann has stepped up to be Chairman following a year as Secretary. Ann has a background in the charity sector and we greatly value the depth of expertise she can bring to our organisation. September 2019
Drop In’s Closed21 Aug 2019
Please Be Aware: The Castle Douglas drop-in will be closed tomorrow (22nd August 2019) as we don’t have access to the Gordon Memorial Hall. In addition, the Dental Centre in Dumfries and The Health Centre in Newton Stewart will be closed on Monday 26th August 2019 due to the Bank Holiday We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Kelloholm drop-in MOVED26 Jul 2019
We are very pleased to announce that our drop-in sessions in KELLOHOLM have now moved back to: The Cabin Main Street Kirkconnel DG4 6LU This was our volunteer’s original location but moved to Nith Buildings in Kelloholm a few years ago. The cabin has since had a beautiful renovation and we are more than happy to be moving back there.…
Drop-in Closed 6th May3 May 2019
The Dental Centre will be closed this Monday (6th May) as it’s a bank holiday. Therefore our drop-in session from 10am – 12 noon will not be on. We apologise for any inconvenience. Our next Dumfries drop-in next week will be at Gillbrae Medical Practice on Wednesday 8th May 10am – 12 noon.
Thank you to Powfoot Bridge Club and the Frognal Trust1 May 2019
A massive thank you is due to Powfoot Bridge Club which has raised £250 for us. Thank you so much to everyone who contributed, this is a huge help for the organisation. We would also like to say a massive thank you to the Frognal Trust for their very generous donation of £2,000 this month. This money will be used…
Drop-In Session Changes for Easter15 Apr 2019
PLEASE NOTE Monday 22nd April Newton Stewart and Dumfries Dental Centre Drop-In Sessions will be closed. Annan Church Hall Drop-In will be closed but there will be an alternative session on Monday 29th April (10am – 12 noon) All other Drop-In sessions will run as normal.
Whithorn Saturday drop-in8 Apr 2019
We are very pleased to announce that we’re opening up a new SATURDAY drop-in session in WHITHORN starting on 25th May 2019 from 10am – 12 noon. This drop-in will be held at the South Machars Community Centre on Castle Hill. We are looking for new volunteers at this drop-in to help maintain the hearing aids. If you are interested…
Volunteers Week 201818 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 Funding29 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 Douglas16 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.