NEWS

New Festival Office

As from the 1st May 2017 we have our own dedicated office in Castle Court, Castle Street! This will be used as the Oyster Festival Office where Becky Toon, our Festival Officer will be based along with other support staff to the Trust. The address is Castle Court, 8...

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New Job Opportunity

Job Advertisement - Festival Youth Activities Coordinator We are looking for a Youth Activities Coordinator for the development of the youth activities and youth training element of the Stranraer Oyster Festival. Working with young people of the town to shape this...

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2nd Round of Resilience Fund Launches 1st May 2017

The second round of the Stranraer Resilience Fund opens on the 1st May 2017. This fund makes small grants to local community groups who are working with people in hardship. The funding has come from the Scottish Government through the Development Trust Association...

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Festival Officer appointed

The Trust has recently appointed their Festival Project Officer, Becky Toon. Becky will be based in the town and since starting with the Trust she has spent some time with Creetown Initiative, who have been the Trust’s partners since the start of the Development...

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The dates are set…..

The first Stranraer Oyster Festival will take place over the weekend of the 15th/16th/17th September 2017.  We are busy planning all the different and activities that will take place.  We'll keep you informed.

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The Galloway Ass of Glasgow

Another big thanks to The Galloway Association of Glasgow for their grant which will help to allow us to plant up our existing planters around the town with summer plants. The Galloway Association of Glasgow  

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Thank you Stafford Trust

Many thanks to the Stafford Trust for their recent grant which will help allow us to plant up our existing planters around the town with summer planting.

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More Stranraer in Bloom!

Big thanks again to Tesco Bags of Help and of course to the Stranraer Tesco shoppers who voted for us. We have been awarded £5,000 for our project More Stranraer in Bloom. We'll be putting new planters along the seafront by the breastwork car park ready for summer....

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More help from Belmont School

Last week Belmont School children, FInlay, Elle, Iona, Morgan, Calvin and Macaulie along with the caretaker, gardening club leader, Mr Dougie Hannah, helped us plant up the flower bed in Market Street that the Trust have adopted. Everyone did a great job and we're...

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We have two complimentary tickets for the opening night of the D&G Arts Festival at Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries, doors open at 730pm. If anyone would like these two tickets please follow and like the SDT page. We will select at random and notify the winner by close of business today. ... See MoreSee Less

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