Ewe Hill Windfarm – Update

Five local groups in East Dumfriesshire have come together to form a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) which will receive and distribute community benefit funds from ScottishPower Renewables’ Ewe Hill Windfarm above Langholm. 2nd Round Funding Update

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Jobs: PLACE in the Biosphere

We are looking for two confident and outgoing PLACE Community Officers who have a good understanding of both the challenges that isolated rural communities face but also the attractions that living in such locations can provide.

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Ride Scotland’s Horse Country

Equestrian Business Project Co-Ordinator

Ride Scotland’s Horse Country Ride Scotlands Horse Country Job details Job Description This is a two year project to work with a number of local equestrian businesses (mostly accommodation providers, but also stables and service providers) to help them work together to market themselves and each other. You will help them make the Borders a […]

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The BARHOLM ACCOMMODATION project, funded by the National Lottery, is now open and is just about to launch a Website www.barholm-centre.co.uk.

The BARHOLM ACCOMMODATION project

The BARHOLM ACCOMMODATION project, funded by the National Lottery, is now open and is just about to launch a Website www.barholm-centre.co.uk. The Waverley Hall (another Lottery Funded refurbishment) will be available to hire for meetings conferences and the like. Commercial £100 for the day (plus £16 to be cleaned) Private Functions £12 per hour (plus […]

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Dumfriesshire East Community Benefit Group (DECBG)

Since January 2017, SUP has been working with a group of communities in the east of Dumfriesshire to help them become registered as a Scottish Incorporated Charitable Organisation (SCIO).  This was approved by OSCR in July 2017. The Group will receive Community Benefit Funds annually from ScottishPower Renewables from Ewe Hill Windfarm, which it will […]

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WHERE’S WILDLIFE IN AYRSHIRE – BOG WILDLIFE ID

This month ‘Where’s Wildlife in Ayrshire’ is teaming up with the East Ayrshire Coalfield Environment Initiative for a day of bog wildlife identification on Friday 29  September 2017 from 13.00 – 16.00 at the Ayr County Show office at Auchincruive. Samples will be collected from Low Moss in the morning by the Project Officers, and […]

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Borders Energy Agency – Free Autumn Site Visits

Farm Based Anaerobic Digestion at Standhill, Hawick Friday 29 September 2017, 1.00 – 3.00 pm Since taking over responsibility for the family farm at Standhill, Jim Shanks has introduced some innovative changes to traditional farming practice, initially using knowledge gained from visiting other countries under a Nuffield scholarship. The farm now has 200Kw Anaerobic Digestion […]

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RAPPORT SCIENCE SUPPORTS CONSERVATION

22 September 2017 in Edinburgh and 23 September 2017 in Dalry, Glenkens   Programme for 23 September 2017: 10.00 – 10.15 Arrival, registration and refreshments 10.15 – 10.20 Welcome and introduction – Roger Crofts, Director, Watson Birds 10.20 – 13.00 Session 1 – New findings from raptor research Chair:  Roddy Fairley, Scottish Natural Heritage 10.25 […]

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