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Dairy Skills Initiative launched in Dumfries and Galloway - The Galloway Gazette
The 'Dairy Skills Initiative' is a unique partnership involving Scotland's Rural College (SRUC) NFU Scotland, Lantra, Dumfries and Galloway Employment TAP and Skills Development Scotland. It offers school leavers with no previous farm experience 12 ...
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:23:11 GMT
Dumfries and Galloway anti-poverty strategy approved - BBC News
Plans to develop a wide-ranging anti-poverty strategy for Dumfries and Galloway have been approved. The local authority wants to commission new research to establish the scale of the problem. The proposal got the green light at a meeting of the policy ...
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:15:31 GMT
Dumfries and Galloway poverty strategy plans drawn up - BBC News
New research is planned in a bid to build up a clear picture of poverty levels across Dumfries and Galloway. It is being earmarked as part of efforts to draw up a local strategy to tackle the issue. The local authority is proposing to lead the ...
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:59:37 GMT
Rural Murals in Dumfries and Galloway - BBC News
"Turn right at the psychedelic hay barn". The new landmark is easy to spot and has brought a smile and a surprise to many passing through Newton Stewart. The British landscape has inspired thousands of artists and Helen Mark travels through Dumfries ...
Sat, 05 Jul 2014 07:23:18 GMT
Dumfries and Galloway sheltered housing funds approved - BBC News
A new funding deal has been agreed to stave off a threat to sheltered housing services for vulnerable elderly residents in Dumfries and Galloway. It followed a warning from Trust Housing Association (THA) that it was running at a deficit and would have ...
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:25:28 GMT