Child Sexual Exploitation

Dumfries & Galloway in partnership with the NCPCC have launched their CSE campaign ‘It Happens Here’. CSE involves a person under 18 being groomed then manipulated, pressured or forced into sexual activity. It could be for gifts, money, alcohol, drugs, or just affection. In the beginning, the young person feels special, believing they’re in a loving relationship. They don’t know …

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Next Deadline Monday 24th June 2019

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 the next deadline date is Monday 24th June 2019. If you application is selected it will go to a Trustees meeting in September/October 2019 depending on demand. Applications under £2,500.00 or for …

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New Application form for “Groups of Young People “

We now have a new application form for “Groups of Young People “. The group of young people must be part of an organisation to make the application and it must be the young people who fill in the application – unless there are clear reasons they cannot do this, e.g. due to a disability. The maximum amount you can …

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NEW Individual Application Forms

The Holywood Trust has made some adjustments to our Individual Application Form to comply with new GDPR legislation. If you have old versions please destroy them. New forms can be downloaded from our website www.holywood-trust.org.uk or call the office and we will post one out to you or call into our offices.

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Youth & Philanthropy Initiative comes to D&G

Dumfries High School is excited to be involved in a new programme run by the Wood Foundation called the Youth & Philanthropy Initiative which all current S2 pupils will participate in during weekly health and wellbeing classes. The Youth and Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) is an active citizenship programme that raises awareness amongst young people about philanthropy. Pupils taking part in …

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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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‘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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