Pennies From Heaven? – Galloway Hydro Scheme Inspires Climate Change Exhibition

Upland artists look to historic 1930s clean power project for inspiration in the struggle to create a greener future. Pennies from Heaven? – an exhibition inspired by the historic Galloway Glens hydro scheme that explores energy, climate change and consumerism is soon to open in Dumfries. It follows a successful series of events on Saturday,… Read more »

Waste and Recycling Event at Newton Stewart

Join Dumfries and Galloway Council staff on Tuesday 7 May at 7.00pm at the Ewart High School in Newton Stewart for a ward event on waste and recycling. The Ward Event will provide an opportunity to find out  how the Council handles the treatment, recycling and disposal of waste within the Ward and wider region…. Read more »

Join the Sparling Film Night in Newton Stewart

Join Galloway Fisheries Trust to view the exciting new film about the unique Sparling Fish.

Scotland – A Rewilding Journey, at the Theatre Royal Dumfries

On Friday 3 May, the Theatre Royal in Dumfries is hosting a presentation and launch of a new book, SCOTLAND: A Rewilding Journey. This landmark book is a rallying call for a wilder Scotland, where forests abundant with life are regenerating, where rivers lined by alder and willow run freely, where damaged peatlands are revitalised… Read more »

Solway Coast AONB Volunteer Work Party Tuesday 23 April, Crosscanonby

Join the Solway Coast AONB Volunteer Work Party on Tuesday 23 April from 10.00am to 12.30pm at Crosscanonby Carr for a litter pick and tidy up of the reserve. This will be a shorter morning session tidying up Crosscanonby Carr Reserve – clearing the paths, cutting back vegetation and a litter pick. Please bring clothing… Read more »

West Cumbria Rivers Trust Newsletter Out

In this issue of ‘From Beck to Beach’ Helping to reduce flood risk in Flimby Move over Harry Potter – there’s a new children’s book hero Local businesses welcome our beck adoption scheme The new website providing information on local projects Spot the colourful new vehicle hitting Cumbria’s roads Help stop an alien invasion Get… Read more »

Tidelines now available to download

The spring / summer edition of Tidelines is now available to download. From the launch of a new local attraction, the Solway Military Trail to learning about the salt pans of the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – a lasting monument to a bygone industrial age, there’s something for everyone in this issue…. Read more »

Solway Coast AONB Volunteer Work Party at Mawbray Banks on Tuesday 9 April

NB: Change of venue and task for Tuesday 9 April to Mawbray Banks Contractors have been working on improving the existing Natterjack toad pool and digging and lining a new pool to improve the spawning habitat for the Natterjack Toad population. The contractors have now left and so there are a few jobs to do… Read more »

Join Solway Coastwise on Spring Walks and Archaeology Visits

Solway Coastwise are going to be out and about along the Solway Coast this spring!  Why not join them and find out more about your local coastal area. Or if you’ve always wanted to know about your local archaeology come along and meet the SCAPE coastal archaeologists. All the events are FREE but booking is… Read more »

Reward for spotting Tagged Sea Bass

UK and French scientists are tagging sea bass with internal electronic tags.