SUP Newsletter December 2016

It has been especially busy recently with two new projects getting started and a number of others moving forward. The Wild Film Festival now has Sid Ambrose as manager and the event is starting to take shape. Marketing work has been awarded to Mathew Shelley and the youth engagement work has started. It looks like this could […]

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SUP Newsletter Late Summer 2016

Recruitment is underway for the Wild Film Festival Manager and for the Where Wildlife in Ayrshire Project Officer. Both posts attracted lots of interest and interviews take place in the next week or two. We are looking forward to both projects getting started. Put the date in your diary –  The Wild Film Festival will […]

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SUP Newsletter Summer 2016

SUP AGM The AGM will be held at the Yarrow feus Community Hall on the 5th July. Please note the change of venue because there has been a delay in completion of the Gordon Arms Hotel. The Hall is just a mile from the Gordon Arms towards Selkirk. We will be joined this year by Sally Thomas […]

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SUP Newsletter Spring 2016

Below you will find a summary of what the Partnership delivered during 2015. Sometimes we are so busy that we forget to stop and take note of what we have done. 2015 was a productive year and it looks like 2016 will be the same. RURAL PARLIAMENT EVENTS Over the last few years SUP has […]

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SUP Newsletter Autumn 2015

Wildland, Nordic Walking, Energy Mapping and Climate Ready Biosphere. It has been a hectic few months at the SUP. While the financial climate remains harsh – we seem to be getting busier, with positive developments on a number of fronts. We hosted what we think was the first meeting of Wild Land stakeholders in Scotland. […]

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SUP Newsletter Summer 2015

FRESH FACES IN THE BIOSPHERE. We have some new staff for the Biosphere Project. Stephanie Miles has moved on and we have replaced her with a job-share between Emily Taylor and Wendy Fenton. Emily has been working with us on the Peatland Action project for some time. She and Wendy have previously worked with FWAG […]

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SUP Newsletter Spring 2015

The SUP AGM takes place at the Buccleuch Arms Hotel in Moffat at 2pm on the 1st July. Members will hear from Nic Coombey and Chimwemwe Chagunda about the Biosphere project which is at an exciting stage of development. Wendy Fenton has joined the team as part-time Natural Heritage Officer and she will be working with Emily […]

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SUP Newsletter 2015

Hello January has almost passed and the days are already longer!  Where did that Christmas break go? 2015 looks like being another challenging year. We are delighted that SNH have agreed to fund certain areas of our work over the coming months. Further development of Wild Seasons and its’ extension into the Scottish Borders will […]

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The Southern Uplands Partnership Membership

As I’m sure many of you are aware the current austerity measures are having a major impact on charitable organisations like the Southern Uplands Partnership. Core funding has completely dried up and to cover the costs of our core staff we now have to depend on donations and fees raised by managing projects. Without the […]

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SUP Annual General Meeting

Monday 23rd June 2014 – The Buccleuch Arms Hotel, Moffat at 2pm AGM Agenda  1. Apologies 2. Minutes of the last General Meeting (July 4th 2013 see below) and matters arising 3. Directors Report 4. Approval of accounts 5. Election of Directors Mr Charles Strang standing as an individual member and John Thomson standing for re-election for a […]

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