Great interest in the Galloway Glens Scheme

The Galloway Glens Landscape Partnership Scheme is a Heritage Lottery Funded project taking place up and down the Ken and Dee river catchment, from Carsphairn in the North to Kirkcudbright in the South. £2.7million has been provisionally secured from HLF to be spent on projects across the area that ‘connect people to their cultural, built… Read more »

Scheme Website launched

It is with great excitement that we can now formally launch the Scheme’s website – The new website provides an excellent overview of the aims of the scheme, introduces the project development process and timescales, provides all necessary scheme documentation and publishes other information such as meeting minutes. The Galloway Glens Development Officer, McNabb… Read more »

Development Officer Starts in Post

On 05 April 2016, McNabb Laurie, the Galloway Glens Landscape Partnership Scheme’s new Development Officer started in post. McNabb’s first priorities are to organise and facilitate the first round of meetings of the working groups and the Partnership Board that oversees the scheme. The development stage of this project is expected to last for over… Read more »

Stage 1 Application Successful!

On the 31st October 2015 the HLF (Heritage Lottery Fund) announced that Dumfries and Galloway Council has been awarded funding towards the development of the Galloway Glens project. A total of £2.9m has also been set aside by HLF for the project to be used on successful completion of the development stage. The Countryside Service team developed… Read more »