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Care Strategy Consultation

Dumfries and Galloway Council are running a consultation on their Carers Strategy.

They want to know what matters to carers, what support (if any) they currently use and what they’d like to see in the future.

The strategy and consultation survey are available here.

The deadline for completing the survey is Friday 30th June.

Volunteer’s Week Celebrations

This year Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway is hosting a Certificate Ceremony during Volunteers’ Week to pay tribute to volunteers throughout Dumfries and Galloway.
You are warmly encouraged to come along to this event and to bring as many of your organisation’s volunteers as possible. read more

Making a Living from Local Food

Tailored support is available for local food enterprises in Scotland through the Making a Living from Local Food programme; where recently established or aspiring entrepreneurs will have the chance to learn from each other as well as from experienced mentors. read more

Get On Board

How we meet individual and communities’ transport needs will be the priority for a new partnership…and local organisations are being invited to get on board. read more

Grants for community-led activity

This funding aims to support communities to improve the places they live and the wellbeing of those most in need. The success rate for grants for community-led activity funding is 55 per cent based on decisions made between 1 September … read more

Change in role for the Interface?

An evaluation of Third Sector Interfaces recently published by the Scottish Government is set to reinforce the role that they play in being a strategic vehicle for third sector involvement in community planning and the integration of Health and Social Care. read more

Connect2016 – Photos

Following on from our Connect2016 Conference, we have gather a collection of images and they are now available as a gallery.
A full Conference Evaluation will be available soon. read more