Welcome to Edition 18 of Community.
Today is the fifth day on Volunteers’ Week, and we continue in this edition, and across social media, to thank volunteers for their great community spirit as well as recognising their effort and dedication throughout the year.
We also want to recognise four voluntary groups who have been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, namely Dumfries and Galloway LGBT Plus, Sports Driving Unlimited, Kirkcudbright Summer Festivities, and Galloway Mountain Rescue Team. A huge congratulations to you. (There is more on this on page 3. )
The Restart programme for household waste recycling centres is well underway, and we thank you for your co-operation with, and compliments to, staff onsite during this time. It is very much appreciated. The new opening hours of sites are on page 6. And don’t forget, our bulky and white goods uplift service has also restarted – and you can make a booking at 030 33 33 3000. There is more information at https://supportdg.dumgal.gov.uk/ waste.
Remember, where we can now meet up with people from two different households, meetings can only take place outdoors and people must keep 2 meters apart.
Please continue to stay safe.