Fake TV licensing refund scams

Police have noted an increase in fake TV licensing refund scams.

The email usually states that the refund cannot be processed due to “invalid account details”
The links provided in the emails lead to phishing websites designed to steal personal and financial details. Attached below is preventative guidance in spotting scam emails in general. Always question unsolicited requests for your personal or financial information in case it’s a scam. Never automatically click on a link in an unexpectedemail or text.

Dumfries Properties to let

Anderson properties currently have 2 properties up for let.

The first is 52A Buccleuch Street, and the second is 11 Church Cresent

Further information on these can be found by clicking the above heading

Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal - Progress Update - September 2018

Since the Borderlands Conference in June 2018, The Borderlands Partnership have been working with partners to refine the ideas and proposals, taking on board your comments and using evidence to help shape their business cases. They have worked with civil servants from both UK and Scottish Governments and other partners to co-develop our business cases and the overall Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal proposal.

Key notes of IJB meeting

Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway's key note of meetings of the latest Integration Joint Board meeting held on 29th Novermber 2018 are now available. 

Compass Brain Injury Specialists Ltd recruiting Chair of Board of Trustees

General responsibilities

To contribute actively to the Board’s role in giving firm strategic direction to the organisation, setting overall policy, defining goals, setting targets and evaluating performance against agreed targets 

In particular, it shall be the Chair’s responsibility to advise and help guide the Board in its task of:

•             ensuring that the organisation pursues its objectives as defined in its governing document; 

•             ensuring that the organisation applies its resources exclusively in pursuance of its objectives; safeguarding the good name and values of the organisation;  

Survey: A Charter for Participatory Budgeting (PB) in Scotland

The Scottish Community Development Centre would like to hear your thoughts on what the underlying principles for the Participatory Budgeting Charter should be. This survey will give you the opportunity to contribute to the draft text. The current draft principles are based on discussions which took place at the Glasgow and Dundee Charter workshops and 2 webinars in August 2018. 

D&G Citizen's Advice Service




Dumfries and Galloway Citizens Advice Service (D&GCAS) is urging local people to take part in a national survey on issues relating to food, including cost, choice, access and quality.

Dumfries and Galloway Youth Awards 2018

2018 will see the first annual Dumfries and Galloway Youth Awards take place.


The awards are being held in recognition and celebration of the involvement, dedication and incredible achievements of young people across Dumfries and Galloway.