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News

Project Manager for Buddies

Final call for applications for position of Project Manager for Buddies. Salary dependent on experience, full time position with flexible working, 3 year contract with first year funded. Interviews being held end September and 10th October. Applicants need to forward their CV and a covering letter to the Trustees of Buddies. Call 01387 256312 for Job description.

Dumfries and Galloway Over 50s Group - AGM

The Annual General Meeting of the Dumfries and Galloway Over 50s Group will be held on Tuesday 4th October from 2pm to 4pm in St George's Church Hall, 50 George Street, Dumfries, DG1 1EJ

Refreshments will be available

All welcome

Local Governance Review - Democracy Matters

Strand 1, Democracy Matters, of the Local Covernance Review is underway. 

The Scottish Government are keen to hear from communitires and have been encouraging community conversations, where groups discuss the 5 questions that have been set out.

Funding

ILF Transition Fund

Maximum Available: £7,500
Information Source: Email

ILF (Independent Living Fund) Scotland has opened an exciting new fund (totalling £5 million per year) for young people who need support in Scotland. The Transition Fund supports those aged between 16 and 21, offering short term grants to provide opportunities that facilitate their participation and inclusion within their communities. You can find out more about the fund at https://ilf.scot/transition-fund/.

Ferries Accessibility Fund

Maximum Available: £170000
Closing Date: 15/10/2018 (All day)
Information Source: Email

The purpose of the Fund is to improve the accessibility of ferries and ports and to enhance the ferry travelling experience of disabled people and others facing mobility or access challenges. This includes passengers that have hidden disabilities.

Events and Training

Making A Difference for people with Dementia

Date / Time: 02/10/2018 - 13:30 to 16:00
Venue: Stranraer Library, 2-10 N Strand St, Stranraer DG9 7LD

We would like to invite you to attend one of our sessions: 

-Listen to the story of a person with Dementia

-Meet Tommy Whitelaw - campaigning for Kindness, Leadership and Listening in Health and Social Care

-Become a Demntia Friend

-Make your personal pledge 

To book places please contact: Department of Nursing on 01387 272789 or email dumf-uhb.department-of-nursing@nhs.net

Making a Difference for people with Dementia

Date / Time: 27/09/2018 - 13:30 to 16:00
Venue: Annan Hospital,Stapleton Rd, Annan DG12 6NQ

We would like to invite you to attend one of our sessions:

-Listen to history of a person with Dementia

-Meet Tommy Whitelaw - campaigning for Kindness, Leadership and Listening in Health and Social Care

-Become a Demntia Friend

-Make your personal pledge

To book places please contact: Department of Nursing on 01387 272789 or email dumf-uhb.department-of-nursing@nhs.net

 

Making A Difference - Alcohol and Drug Support

Date / Time: 26/09/2018 - 11:00 to 13:00
Venue: Lochfield Road Primary Care Centre

Our new Making A Difference Group is open to ex-service users, someone who is currently using services or someone who has never used a service but who has had a drug or alcohol problem.