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Covid-19 and Creetown Initiative

Akin to all charities and third sector organisations, the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, government restrictions and social distancing have all had an impact on Creetown Initiative and it’s operations. However our office consultancy staff have adapted and have all been working from home. Thankfully we did not have to furlough any of our...

End of Great 2 Years Working in Barrhill

After 2 years, Creetown Initiative’s contract working with Barrhill Community Interest Company and Barrhill Development Trust has come to an end. We have had a fantastic couple of years working with the community of Barrhill and hope that the community are pleased with progress made. Creetown Initiative provided Project Officer support and one staff...

Vote for Ferry Friends for Funding!

Ferry Friends, our community project for over 60s in our parish, has been shortlisted as finalists in the running to receive funding from Dumfries and Galloway Council fund, “Your Community, Your Money, You Decide”. It now all comes down to a community vote to determine the winner of the funding. How to Vote You...

Johnston School Prior to Building Works

Johnston School £2.6m Building Works Underway!

Building works are now underway to redevelop Johnston School in Kirkcudbright into a Dark Skies Visitor Centre and Planetarium, a permanent venue for Kirkcudbright Youth Project, a store and workshop for Kirkcudbright Summer Festivities, offices for Kirkcudbright Development Trust, a casual meeting space, a Gin Distillery and Visitor Centre, a Pottery Business and a...

Mossburn Community Farm

Mossburn Community Farm Site Visit

Two staff members from Creetown Initiative were invited to visit Mossburn Community Farm, its Directors, Volunteers and Staff, to ascertain whether Creetown Initiative can provide support that will assist the charity’s long-term future.  Located just south of Lochmaben, east of Dumfries, Mossburn Community Farm was set up in 1990, initially providing help for misused,...

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