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Dumfries and Galloway

Where the Heavens Meet the Stars: A Visionary Project for Doon Valley’s Future

Over the past few years it feels like the Doon Valley has seen the sad ...

By Doon Valley Gazette

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The Glenkens Community Centre building. Courtesy of the Glenkens Gazette.

From Schoolhouse to Community Hub: The Glenkens Community Centre’s Remarkable Journey

Built as a school in the late 19th Century, the building which is now the ...

By Becca Nelson, Glenkens Gazette

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School mothballing halted: reflecting on victory of local campaigners

Campaigners had regarded the imposition of mothballing as ‘closure by stealth’. Now Glenkens councillors Dougie ...

By Sarah Ade, Glenkens Gazette

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Food bank use in West Dunbartonshire | Photo by Caroline Finn

Scotland communities rally to support increasing number of people requiring food assistance

The Trussell Trust charity recently revealed that they had distributed 128,490 emergency food parcels in ...

By The Scottish Beacon Reporters

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l-r Ted Downs (EJD Forestry), Joe Seed (UUET Chairman), Pen Symonds (UUET), McNabb Laurie (UUET), Rob Guest (Foresight)

Upper Urr Environmental Trust signs milestone agreement with Foresight Sustainable Forest Company

The agreement gives UUET a 20-year lease of land (owned by FSF) for public amenity ...

By Glenkens Gazette

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A group of people close to the soil, looking at it.

Regenerative farming revolution in South West Scotland

Knowledge sharing between farmers, learning through peer-to-peer support, and disseminating the experiences. Writing for the ...

By Abi Mordin, Glenkens Gazette

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Dumfries and Galloway: Are we facing a crisis in rural education?

Writing for the Glenkens Gazette, the Dalry School Parent Council claim the future of education ...

By Dalry School Parent Council, Glenkens Gazette

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Innovative local journalism collaborative, the Scottish Beacon, launched!

Eighteen independent local and hyperlocal news publications serving urban and rural communities across Scotland have ...
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