Welcome to the May 2014 SUP Newsletter.

Welcome to another round of news and events from SUP and partners across the South of Scotland. The big news for Pip is that following several months of burning the candle at both ends the Land Reform Review Group submitted its recommendations to the Scottish Government earlier this month. It was great recognition of the […]

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Welcome to the Spring 2014 SUP Newsletter.

Welcome to the Spring edition of the SUP Newsletter, I’m sure that after the wet winter we’ve all endured you like ourselves will be hoping for a drier spring. To coincide with that drier weather we seem to have plenty going on in SUP… Membership We’ve gone high tech in SUP and you are now […]

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Happy New Year

The Southern Upland Partnership would like to wish all its supporters a very happy New Year and prosperous and fulfilling 2014. As ever with the squeeze on funding we are looking for new sources of revenue. If you are able to renew your membership, make a donation or become a patron then please go to […]

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The Southern Uplands Partnership Newsletter – October 2013

Welcome to another edition of the The Southern Uplands Partnership Newsletter. There has been a lot going on of late not least with the Wild Seasons Project which is designed to highlight the fantastic opportunities to experience nature based tourism in Dumfries and Galloway. We’ve been working with businesses to run workshops and familiarisation trips […]

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A National Park in the Borders?

In March this year, a report entitled “Unfinished Business” was published by The Scottish Campaign for National Parks (SCNP) and the Association for the Protection of Rural Scotland (APRS). On the back of this report the Southern Uplands Partnership brought together a number of speakers to address a public meeting in Yetholm to discuss the […]

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Nature Based Tourism in the Borders

The Southern Uplands Partnership has been working to promote the concept of nature-based tourism for several years. Some progress has been made, especially in Dumfries & Galloway where we have worked with Destination D&G and others to develop Wild Seasons – which has combined marketing of local wildlife-watching events with on-line promotion and some training for businesses and […]

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A National Park in the Borders? July 2013

In March this year, a report entitled “Unfinished Business” was published by The Scottish Campaign for National Parks (SCNP) and the Association for the Protection of Rural Scotland (APRS). The report makes a strong case for the establishment of additional National Parks in Scotland and suggests that one of these should be the Cheviot Hills […]

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SUP Annual Report, Accounts and AGM 2013 – June

The AGM of the Partnership will take place at the: Gordon Arms Hotel in the Yarrow Valley at 2pm on the 4th July 2013. The Draft Report and Accounts for the year to March 2013 are available here. The Agenda and the draft minute from last year is here. Proxy forms are available here. We are very pleased […]

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SUP Newsletter – May 2013

The ongoing economic situation is resulting in many Third Sector Organisations increasingly feeling the pinch due to funding cuts and increased competition when going for grant and Trust funding. This is particularly true for covering the core costs of organisations such as SUP to enable projects and opportunities to be developed that we hope will […]

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SUP Newsletter – Spring 2013

You will doubtless be all too familiar with the harsh financial climate facing all not-for-profit organisations like SUP just now. Not only have the public purse-strings tightened sharply but many charitable donors have seen their income fall steeply just as more and more organisations are seeking their support. With the Olympics behind us the prospects on […]

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