Tweed Sunset

Creative Opportunity: Green Tease: River Portrait No1

River Portrait No. 1 is a workshop exploring ways of seeing on the River Tweed. Sunday 27th June. 10:00 – 14:00 Bringing together artists, creative professionals and environmentalists, the event aims to create a space for unpicking and re-framing the multiple faces of the river through the act of creating a portrait. This event is […]

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Tweed Sunset

Annual Report 2019 / 2020

As always, we thank the many people who support our work in cash or in kind. We are very fortunate to
have excellent project staff and a supportive and active Board.
We would like to thank our Patrons for the generous support they give and thanks too to those who make annual donations. Without such support we would not be able to function.
The fact that Southern Uplands Partnership is still working, and growing, 20 years after it was established suggests we have got something right.

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Farm House

Using Windfarm Funding to Benefit Everyone

Dumfriesshire East Community Benefit Group (DECBG) was set up in July 2017 to help communities manage windfarm money from the Ewe Hill 6 and Ewe Hill 16 windfarms. It is possible in the future that other funds will be directed through this organisation also, providing a significant pot of money for investment in the area.

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Autumn Newsletter November 2019

The 18th AGM of the Partnership took place in October and we welcomed three new members to the SUP Board. They introduce themselves below. The AGM also agreed some significant changes to the way the Partnership functions.

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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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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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