JMB Creatives meet HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

Two young members of Moat Brae’s JMB Creatives travelled to Edinburgh on Tuesday to meet HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. On Tuesday the 13th of February the team travelled up to Edinburgh to take part in the VIP Year of Young People Reception at Holyrood Palace. The Reception began with a speech from Charlotte… Read more »


March will see our region’s second Year of Young People 2018 Signature Event taking the stage! #ROOTS will take place 11am-7pm on Saturday the 10th of March 2018 at Lockerbie Academy. As part of Dumfries & Galloway’s Year of Young People programme, #ROOTS is a a one day youth conference open to young people aged… Read more »

Youth Beatz Festival is back, and is bigger and better than ever for 2018!

This year’s festival, which kick-starts the school summer holidays across Scotland, celebrates its 10 year anniversary and will be a key event in Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018. Taking place over 2 days on Saturday 30 June and Sunday 1 July, Youth Beatz 2018 will move to a larger venue at Park Farm Showground,… Read more »

£50,000 invested into youth projects across Dumfries and Galloway

22 youth projects in Dumfries and Galloway scooped their share of a £50,000 fund that will create new and exciting opportunities for young people across the region as part of 2018 Year of Young People. The Young People’s Choices Fund, launched in November last year, will help organisations to deliver a wide range of events… Read more »

Dumfries and Galloway’s Year of Young People kicks off with a bang!

Young People across the region are getting ready for an exciting year ahead following the launch of Dumfries and Galloway’s Year of Young People at an event last Friday. Hundreds of young people, families, schools and organisations took part in a lantern procession through Annan which was followed by live music performances and entertainment at… Read more »

Year of Young People – Dumfries & Galloway Launch

The Year of Young People 2018 launches in Dumfries and Galloway on Friday 12 January at Galabank in Annan. The year aims to inspire Scotland through its young people, celebrating their achievements, valuing their contribution to communities, and creating new opportunities for them to shine locally, nationally and globally. The Council aims to provide an… Read more »

Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018- Dumfries & Galloway Plan

 “Re-focussing the leans on our young people”- the Dumfries & Galloway plan for Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018 was approved at the Council’s Children, Young People and Lifelong Learning committee last Tuesday. The ‘Year of Young People 2018’ plan details how organisations across the region will work together during the Scottish Government’s initiative, Year… Read more »