Next Deadline

The Trust is currently receiving a higher than normal number of applications. If you are planning to make an application to the Trust for a grant over £2,500, please contact us for information about deadline dates. Applications under £2,500.00 or for individuals can be submitted at any time but can take 4-6 weeks to be processed. If your thinking of …

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Clare Hanna

The Holywood Trust welcomed Clare Hanna to the team on Monday 18th September. Clare is our new Grants Officer.

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Annan Seaforth Tennis Club Opening

After four years of fundraising will come to fruition when Judy Murray and local man Willie Kirkwood officially open the courts on Monday 21st August.

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Project Scotland

ProjectScotland wants to help young people get on in life. We help 16-30 year olds in Scotland by setting them up with full time volunteering opportunities with Scottish charities: they get an experience of work and a chance to develop themselves, and the organisation gets their help – that means their energy, skills and talent. If you are a charity …

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Solway Eclipse and Solway Stars

A lovely email received into the office. Thank you for supporting the club with this matter, its very much appreciated. We are also delighted to update that both Solway Eclipse and Solway Stars proudly represented Dumfries at the British Synchronised Ice Skating Championships at the weekend. Both teams won gold in their respective categories and gained personal best scores. Kind …

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Solway Credit Union

Have you heard about our local credit unions? There are two community credit unions based in Dumfries & Galloway and they cover the region between them. Solway Credit Union has an office in Dumfries and is available for people who live or work in Nithsdale, Stewartry, or Annandale & Eskdale. In the west, Stranraer Credit Union covers Wigtownshire. Being run …

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Victim Support D&G

Victim Support Scotland is the largest provider and leading voluntary organisation in Scotland helping people affected by crime. The service provides practical help, emotional support and information to victims, witnesses and others affected by crime in the local community and in the courts. In Dumfries and Galloway Victim Support Scotland has offices in Dumfries and Stranraer. Tom McCulloch who is …

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‘I know now that anger is a normal reaction’: A daughter reflects on her mother’s death and the legacy she left behind

Lily Jenks the daughter of  Maggie Keswick Jenks who set up the Holywood Trust with her father 32 years ago speaks openly about her mothers death and how the Maggies Centres started. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/you/article-2475191/I-know-anger-normal-reaction-A-daughter-reflects-mothers-death-legacy-left-behind.html#ixzz2j1YUzDS3

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