Moffat Town Hall Redevelopment Trust
User & Carer Involvement AGM of the 20th of September at Kaleidoscope has been Cancelled. If you require further information pease contact Carolyn Little on firstname.lastname@example.org. An alternate date will be advertised in due course.
iConnect Dumfries, part of the Scottish Personal Assistant Employers Network (SPAEN) charity group, opened in The Hub on Friars Vennel recently offering people with disabilities, long-term illness or health conditions advice and support.
The services help users pay personal assistants among other functions.
Major General, James Cowan, chief executive of HALO will introduce the Danish-made film and answer questions about the impact of landmines in the 21st century.
Land of Mine tells the story of a group of young German prisoners of war made to clear a beach of thousands of mines at the end of WW2.
Niall Norbury, of Intelligent Health which is organising Dumfries Beat The Street for the council, said: “If players travel 130,000 miles before the end of the game on October 11, we will donate £1,000 to Dumfries and Galloway Blood Bikes – a local charity led by volunteers who transport medical supplies across south west Scotland.”
The team of volunteers are trained in babywearing – how to wear your baby in a sling or carrier – and are specialists in fitting to individual needs
The Scottish Government is currently reviewing the water rates exemption scheme that was introduced in April 2015. As part of this review, the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) has produced a short survey to enable you to share your thoughts on the scheme. The results will form part of a Scottish Government review so this is a great opportunity to make your voice heard.
A former Dumfriesshire shepherdess is to share her South American adventure to help Christian Aid.
Trish Gentry, aged 69, recently travelled to the Amazon Rainforest in Bolivia with the international development charity.
A photographic exhibition which features her journey will go on display at The Usual Place Cafe in Dumfries’ Academy Street from September 23 to 29.
The exhibition, called Inherit the Earth, shares stories and captivating images of the charity’s work with indigenous communities on projects including solar ovens and water pumps and community vegetable gardens.
There will also be a Christian Aid coffee morning from 10am to noon on Saturday, September 23, at The Usual Place Café, Dumfries.
The Charity Commission for England and Wales has today published updated guidance setting out how to carry out an independent examination of charity accounts.
Independent examination of charity accounts: Directions and guidance for examiners (CC32) updates the Commission’s previous publication published in June 2015, and takes into account comments from a public consultation on the draft guidance which ran from 3 June 2016 to 30 September 2016. Feedback from the consultation has also been published today.
Are you seeking a meeting/conference venue? Then Annan United Reformed Church, Station Road, Annan is the place to be. Facilities available are: 2 large hall’s, with kitchen facilities to each hall. A small meeting room. Disabled access and toilets. Please phone Haydn Higton on 01461 201907 to arrange a viewing. Suggested cost is a donation of £15 a hour to cover heating/electricity costs etc.