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5 Sep 23 – Vision & Action meeting: Rugby Club

5 Sep 23 – Vision & Action meeting: Rugby Club

5 September 2023, 6-8pm Vision & Action meeting Wigtownshire Rugby Club   Now a regular highlight in the calender, V&A meetings are held every 2 months and have turned out to be vital, lively sessions in the life of the town. They start with a cuppa, bite...

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Enterprise Events in Stranraer Aug-Dec 2023

Enterprise Events in Stranraer Aug-Dec 2023

South of Scotland Enterprise is coming to town! From August to December 2023, our local enterprise company is running a programme of support for business. They'll be in Stranraer on 28 September and 11 October.   Millennium Centre, 1-3pm   28 Sep : Raise...

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Waterfront consultation till 22 Sept 2023

Waterfront consultation till 22 Sept 2023

There are exciting plans to develop One Waterfront in Stranraer, from the Cockleshore to Broadstone with a transformed East Pier, expansion of the Marina and development of the new Watersports Centre. This consultation is part of the process. It's being run by the...

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Burial Strategy Consultation – ends 25 August 2023

Burial Strategy Consultation – ends 25 August 2023

Burial Strategy for Dumfries and Galloway The Council is consulting to help shape the future management of burial and cremation services in the region. This covers the maintenance of the council's 187 cemeteries and churchyards, as well as how the council would...

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South of Scotland Destination Alliance visit 7 Sept

South of Scotland Destination Alliance visit 7 Sept

Locally-Led Destination Development meeting in Stranraer. This info comes from the South of Scotland Destination Alliance. Local businesses and groups are invited to come to the Millennium Centre 11.30-3 on Thu 7 September to: Feed into the development of the South of...

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Techscaler drop in: 26 Jul 11.30-1.30

Techscaler drop in: 26 Jul 11.30-1.30

What is Techscaler? Techscaler is a Scottish Government funded programme, delivered by CodeBase, and offers tailored support for everyone in Scotland who wants to build a startup, whether they are considering a career in startups or are developing, building and...

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Stanctuary rambles

Stanctuary rambles

CONSULTATION THIS WEEK Wednesday 5th of July - 2- 4 pm  Join Nick for a walk around the area, making notes on a map and sharing ideas (meet up at 25 Victoria Place, DG9 7HE on sat nav and Google Maps) Thursday 6th of July - 11.30 - 4.30 pm  Drop-in session at...

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Place Plan Priorities voting tops 500!

Place Plan Priorities voting tops 500!

Voting on Place Priorities closed after a month-long consultation on 30 June.   "I was cock-a-hoop to get over 500 responses to our Place Plan consultation," said Place Plan Manager, Barbara Chalmers. "It's notoriously difficult to get people to engage in public...

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Burial strategy consultation – Stranraer 21 Jun 2-5pm

Burial strategy consultation – Stranraer 21 Jun 2-5pm

STRANRAER Wednesday 21 June, 2pm – 5pm Stranraer Library, North Strand Street, Stranraer DG9 7LD [Posted for Dumfries & Galloway Council] Please come along and tell us your thoughts to help us develop a burial strategy for Dumfries and Galloway. We understand...

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Digital Voting works for all ages

Digital Voting works for all ages

When we began talking to people in Stranraer about the Place Plan and invited them to be part of the conversation, locals told us they'd rather be able to vote online than turn up at meetings. We listened. We made a bid to the Community Led Vision Fund to create a...

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Vote on the Place Plan’s 6 priorities: NOW till 30 Jun

Vote on the Place Plan’s 6 priorities: NOW till 30 Jun

On 1 June 2023, we published Stranraer's Place Plan. It's out for consultation until 30 June. After 6 months consultation, listening to hundreds of people talk about Stranraer, its issues and their ideas to shape its future, we generated 6 priorities. We invite you to...

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Active Travel consultation 19 June 4-8pm Library

Active Travel consultation 19 June 4-8pm Library

Dumfries & Galloway Council has published its Active Travel Strategy. It's out for consultation. If you care about cars, buses, routes, timetables, walking, cycling, parking or pedestrianisation, come to Stranraer Library and have your say!  

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See the draft Place Plan

See the draft Place Plan

It's a contradiction, we know... 'final draft'. But that's what this is. The final draft Place Plan for Stranraer. Read the Place Plan See the Appendices for more background information. Now that it's in its final draft form, Stranraer's Place Plan is going back out...

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‘Like’ the Plan. Rank priorities. Have your say!

‘Like’ the Plan. Rank priorities. Have your say!

Stranraer's Place Plan is live! The draft went public on 1 June. We're consulting on it from 2-30 June. This is YOUR chance to have your say. We need you to  'like' the Plan to show the town supports this bid for £5 million Rank 6 priorities Offer your feedback. What...

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Meet the Town Team… watch a 6 min film about the Plan

Meet the Town Team… watch a 6 min film about the Plan

TOWN TEAM Thanks to the commitment of local individuals with a range of interests who joined our Town Team to help us lick the Plan into shape in its final stages. (Some of them (pictured fuzzily above) appear (clearly!) in a short film about the Place Plan. Nikki...

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