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SFP Produces New Publication – ‘Words & Places’

Solway Firth Partnership has just published online a new booklet – Words & Places, Understanding names on Scotland’s Southern Coast. The guide is an introduction to coastal place names on the long and varied coast of Dumfries and Galloway. It has been produced as part of the Solway Coastwise project managed by Solway Firth Partnership… Read more »

Robin Rigg Community Fund – 2020 Awards

RWE Robin Rigg and the Solway Firth Partnership are pleased to announce the recipients of grants for 2020 from the Robin Rigg Community Fund. We have disbursed over £120,000 to 19 organisations in Cumbria and Dumfries and Galloway. The grants support a variety of projects but they all have one thing in common: helping these… Read more »

Offshore Wind Energy Consultation Meeting in Kirkcudbright – Monday 9 March 2020

Marine Scotland are holding a consultation during the afternoon and evening presentation on Monday 9 March in Kirkcudbright Galleries, Kirkcudbright to get public views on the draft sectoral Marine Plan for Offshore Wind Energy. See the poster below for more information.

Help shape the direction of our regional economy

Dumfries & Galloway Council and Scottish Borders Council are looking for representatives from across a range of sectors to apply to become a member of a new partnership body which will play key role in driving forward the South of Scotland regional economy. This new Regional Economic Partnership (REP) will bring the Councils, the new… Read more »

Cumbria Wildlife Trust seeks a Marine Futures Intern

The Marine Futures Internship Programme offers a unique opportunity to candidates who are passionate and enthusiastic about the marine environment. The Marine Futures Intern will gain skills, knowledge and experience across a variety of sectors in this exciting field to help direct and shape their future career ambitions. This internship programme is funded by The… Read more »

The Great Global Nurdle Hunt 13 – 22 March 2020

This year between 13 – 22 March the Great Global Nurdle Hunt are calling for individuals, groups and organisations to head out to their local beach and take part in the #GreatGlobalNurdleHunt! Its easy, fun and contributes valuable data to the map. Taking part will support the calls for industry and government to make changes… Read more »

Environmental Film, 2040, at the Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre

The film 2040 will show on Thursday 12 March at the Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre in Dumfries. This is an Australian documentary in which director Damon Gameau (‘That Sugar Film’) proposes ways to improve our planet and fix the climate crisis. Practical solutions to environmental concerns are addressed with the hope that the filmmaker’s… Read more »

Join O N Us South West Scotland for a Beach Clean at Port Logan

Join O N Us South West Scotland this Sunday 23 February for a beach clean at Port Logan. Meet at the Port Logan Fish Pond Car Park at 12.00noon. Follow the group on Facebook 

Join a Guided Walk to Rough Island on the Rockcliffe Coast

Join the National Trust for Scotland Heritage Team on a guided walk to Rough Island.  Details below

New Exhibition at Ottersburn Gallery – Ode to the Sea

Ottersburn Gallery are launching their first event, Ode to the Sea, from 14 to 28 March by Emily Tough. In this exhibition she will explore the effects of climate change on our oceans. Emily takes up residence here from 26 Feb to create the work for her exhibition. Come visit! You can find more information… Read more »