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Women of Dumfries and Galloway Lunch

The Women of Dumfries and Galloway Lunch 2020 sadly had to be postponed. Details of the rescheduled event will be published as soon as they become available. We are very grateful to all of the businesses who supported us by taking an advert in the event programme. The adverts and company websites can be found […]

Covid-19 Coronavirus pandemic

During these uncertain times, we are unable to organise any fundraising events or process award applications from students. All other aspects of our operations are severely curtailed. As a result the Executive Committee have taken the decision to suspend all operations until further notice. This means we will be unable to accept or respond to […]

Crichton Conversation POSTPONED

Crichton Conversation with Professor Dame Anne Glover – POSTPONED With great reluctance and disappointment the decision has been taken to postpone the event due to take place on Tuesday 17th March 2020. Details of a new date for this event will be published in due course.  

Women of Dumfries and Galloway Lunch – POSTPONED

Friday 13th March 2020 This event has regrettably been postponed. We very much hope to be able to reschedule for later in the year, watch this space for more information. For guests who have booked and paid for tickets, we will be in touch regarding refunds in due course, please bear with us.

Vacancy for Administrative Assistant

Vacancy for Administrative Assistant We are currently recruiting for an Administrative Assistant (16 hours per week Monday to Thursday 9:30 am to 1:30 pm) to work at our office in Dumfries. Starting salary: £16,817 (pro rata). Appointment is subject to a six month probationary period, following successful completion of which an increase in salary may […]

Festive Opening Hours

The Foundation office will close at 3:30pm on Thursday 19th December 2019 and re-open at 9:30am on Monday 6th January 2020. Email or telephone messages left during this period will be dealt with on our return. We would like to take this opportunity to offer everyone our very best wishes for the Festive Season.     

New Honorary Patron

Mrs Jean Tulloch CVO The Crichton Foundation Board of Trustees are delighted to announce that Jean has accepted their invitation to become an Honorary Patron of the organisation. Jean was a member of the Women of Dumfries and Galloway Lunch Committee since its inception in 2003. She decided to retire from the Committee following this […]

Crichton Conversation with Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE

Networked Rural Development: beyond “top down” and “bottom up” Professor Shucksmith delivered a most interesting opening lecture for the 2019 – 2020 Crichton Conversation Series. If you missed it a copy of his presentation, along with links to the research he referenced, is available here: Crichton Conversation Professor Mark Shucksmith OBE

Annual General Meeting

The Foundation’s AGM will be held on Wednesday 25th September 2019 at 5:30pm in room 205 in Browne House, Bankend Road, Dumfries DG1 4ZZ. All are welcome. Please contact 01387 702048 or if you would like to join us.

University of Glasgow Graduation

Wednesday 3rd July was a lovely sunny day for the University of Glasgow graduation in Dumfries. We wish good luck to all of the new graduates on the next stage of their journeys. Special congratulations to our Convenor, Andrew Walls, who was awarded an honorary doctorate along with Alice Thomson, Sir Peter Lampl, David Meyer […]

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