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Office Space to Let - Alzheimer Scotland, Gordon Street, Dumfries

An office and a small meeting room on the 2nd floor in Alzheimer Scotland, Dumfries Resource Centre, 8 Gordon Street, Dumfries is now available for let.

The office is 4.83m x 4.3m in size (excluding bay windows) and has 4 double sockets, 2 radiators and network boxes.  We also have a small meeting room 3m x 2.3m which has 1 double socket, 1 radiator and a network box. 

Both rooms are fully carpeted and will be cleaned/bins emptied once per week.  All utilities (gas and electricity) included.  Own telephone line required.  Included is a buzzer call system, as there is a locked door policy with secure entry.

For more details and prices please contact Paula Cochrane, Service Manager on 01387 261303 or email pcochrane@alzscot.org.

Scotland's Social Way - Tourism for the common good

Scotland’s Social Way is part of a global effort to transform our economy towards the common good. To promote Scotland’s social innovation culture, in order to inspire people to do the same, people like you and me, by giving a clear vision of what is happening and what kind of ideas and opportunities these organisations offer. They will also promote ethical tourism in the area, signposting enterprises investing in the community and proposing micro-adventures to visitors.

D&G General Youth Work Training Programme Consultation

A message from Kerry Riddell on the D&G General Youth Work Training Programme 2017.

I’d like to introduce myself, I am Kerry Riddell and I work for LGBT Youth Scotland at their Dumfries office.  D&G Council has allocated funds for D&G General Youth Work Training Programme this year and I will be co-ordinating this.  The aim is to commencing the training in the autumn.

In order to make sure that the training programme is as useful as possible, I would like to speak with / be in  contact with all organisations working with young people across the region to find out,

Volunteer Researchers for the Scottish Open - Dundonald links, Troon

The Aberdeen Asset Management - Scottish Open, is looking for volunteer researchers for the Scottish Open on 12th – 16th July 2017, at Dundonald Links, Troon, Ayrshire.  Over 18, with a good knowledge of Golf and its terminology?  Any volunteers interested in this opportunity please contact Michelle or Hazel on 01292 432661 or email michelle@vasa.scot / hazel@vasa.scot.

NHS Volunteer Recruitment Day

NHS Dumfries and Galloway are recruiting volunteers to help support patients and visitors following the move to the new hospital in December 2017. A Volunteer Recruitment Day is taking place on Friday 30 June 2017 between 11am – 7pm, and interested members of the public are invited to drop in anytime at the Welcome Desk at the current Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary on Bankend Road.

The Children and Young People Bill

The Children and Young People (Information Sharing) (Scotland) Bill was presented to parliament on Monday 19 June 2017 and published on Tuesday 20 June.

You can read the Bill and accompanying documents, along with relevant impact assessments of the Bill here: www.gov.scot/Topics/People/Young-People/gettingitright/information-sharing/cyp-information-sharing-bill-2017

This also includes:

Local Fire and Rescue Plan 2017 for Dumfries and Galloway.

Scottish Fire and Rescue are seeking views on their draft Local Fire and Rescue Plan 2017 for Dumfries and Galloway.  Priorities have been shaped by reviewing local service delivery activities and listening to local views and are therefore specifically tailored for Dumfries and Galloway.  If you wish to submit a response you can access the plan and survey using the following link https://firescotland.citizenspace.com/planning-and-performance/dumfries-and-galloway-draft-local-plan/

The Holywood Trust Vacancy - Grants Officer

The Holywood Trust has been operating in Dumfries and Galloway for over thirty years. It provides grant funding to individual young people as well as organisations working with, or providing opportunities for, young people across the region. The Trust is a registered charity and is governed by a Board of Trustees.

An experienced Grants Officer is required to join a small staff team delivering a grant funding programme across Dumfries and Galloway, which focuses on developing young people.