Bumper Summer Newsletter

We hope you have been having a great summer and had time to go to some of the events and activities being held across the Southern Uplands. You can still be part of the Scottish Borders Walking Festival, ‘In the Footsteps of the Reivers’ events run from 5th – 13th September. There are walks to suit […]

Read More...

May Newsletter – 2009

Welcome to our summer e-news round up, and many thanks to all those who have contributed to it. If you haven’t visited the SUP website recently, please do, it has had a complete make-over and is now easier to navigate. You will also find a brief project update section on the site to make it […]

Read More...

January 2009 Newsletter

In this issue… Communities on the Edge Conference Making more of Walking Festivals Nature based tourism in Dumfries & Galloway Eco Office – good news! Gregor Stewart, arrives at Lindean Seeking Master Composters Red Squirrel website relaunched Challenge the CCF to fund your project! The Future Farmer Award 2009 opens for entries Development Opportunities in […]

Read More...

Autumn 2008 Newsletter

Welcome to SUPs autumn newsletter – a roundup of news items, events and activities across the Southern Uplands. Read all about the exciting developments at Langholm Producers Market. Langholm Producers celebrate first anniversary Langholm Producers Market recently celebrated its 1st Anniversary. With an average of 25 stalls per month Langholm has the largest Producers Market […]

Read More...

Summer 2008 Newsletter

Welcome to the Summer (though admittedly we haven’t seen much of it yet!) e-newsletter! Whitmuir Farm Visit Join us for a visit to the first winners of the ‘Future Farmer Award’ on Saturday, 13th September! Pete Richie and Heather Anderson have transformed what was a small, single-enterprise sheep farm into a diverse mixed farm with organic pigs, […]

Read More...

Spring 2008 Newsletter

Welcome to the SUP spring newsletter – we are into April with the usual seasonal mix of lambs, daffodils and snow, but spring is certainly in the air!   In this edition we aim to bring you news of some of the happenings in the Southern Uplands.   If you have news, views or events that you […]

Read More...

Newsletter Autumn 07

Further funding as COTE gains recognition. The Communities on the Edge Project, operating in three communities ‘on the edge’ of large private landowning estates in South Lanarkshire, Dumfries and Galloway and Scottish Borders is set to benefit from continued investment from The Carnegie UK Trust. A pledge of £100,000 will keep three full time equivalent […]

Read More...

Leader + Plus?

It won’t be too long now until the Leader offices re-open for new projects. For this newsletter we have taken the opportunity to ask the Leader+ programme managers across Ayrshire, Dumfries & Galloway, South Lanarkshire and Scottish Borders for their views.  [ Ayrshire Update ] [ Dumfries & Galloway Update ] [ Scottish Borders ] News from Chris Parkin in South […]

Read More...

Summer 2007 Newsletter

Barbara Kelly honored. SUPs President, Barbara Kelly, has been recognised in the Queen’s birthday honours. Barbara has been made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) for her public service in Scotland. Dame Barbara is known for her huge energy and commitment to Scotland, and the Southern Uplands in particular, and […]

Read More...