Wigtown Festival Company was crowned the winner of the Innovation in Tourism award at the Scottish Thistle Awards National Final on 14th March.
Wigtown Festival Company, responsible for transforming Wigtown into Scotland’s National Book Town, was named best in the business at Scotland’s biggest awards night in tourism.
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£345m of funding commitments have been announced for the Borderlands Growth Deal.
This proposed deal covers the council areas of Dumfries and Galloway, Scottish Borders, Northumberland, Cumbria and Carlisle City.
In his Spring Statement, Chancellor Philip Hammond unveiled a UK government commitment of £260m, adding to a previous Scottish government commitment of £85m over a 10-year period.
Read more from the BBC.
A series of free events brings together local and national agencies to support organisations in the new South of Scotland Economic Partnership region to develop enterprising activities.
This support programme is designed for individuals, staff, managers or board members of community groups, social enterprises and charities, and there will be a range of events to suit organisations at different stages of their enterprise journey.
The various activities will take place throughout the year across the Scottish Borders and Dumfries and Galloway.
Find out more from Social Investment Scotland.
An artist residency programme at a former Lemonade Factory in Sanquhar is among 31 receipients of over £790,000 of National Lottery funding awarded through Creative Scotland’s Open Project Fund.
The Merz Artists' Residency will support six artists in residence for up to two months.
Find out more from Creative Scotland.