Barbour Memorial Hall

Barbour Memorial Hall

The Barbour Memorial Hall is a registered Scottish Charity in the form of a SCIO, responsible for running the Barbour Memorial Hall in Glencaple, Dumfries and Galloway. The organisation has engaged Creetown Initiative to raise funds to repair, develop and upgrade the Barbour Hall. Specific tasks Creetown Initiative will undertake include community consultations and...

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Fantastic Feedback for Ferry Friends!

Our Ferry Friends project has received some fantastic feedback for project work and services carried out during the Covid-19 pandemic. The world continues to be a strange place but we are getting back to something more normal. The last fifteen months have been difficult for everyone but for those older members of the community,...

The Linen Bank, Dumfries

The Linen Bank, Dumfries

A former bank, and originally a restaurant, located on Queensbury Street in Dumfries town centre, is the subject of the newest contract for Creetown Initiative. A Unique Creative Community Space The Linen Bank is a 5 storey B-Listed building, latterly owned by Dumfries and Galloway Council Housing Services and has been identified by not-for-profit...

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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...

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