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UPDATE FROM TENANTS’ FORUM 27 JULY

HIGHLIGHTS FROM TENANTS’ FORUM MEETING ON 27 JULY: Our last Tenants’ Forum took place on Wednesday 27 July on Teams and was hosted by Sarah-Jane Burns, Business Community Development Manager at The Crichton Trust. Thanks to those who joined us and for those who couldn’t make it this month, you can find the highlights below:…

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UPDATE FROM TENANTS’ FORUM 27 JULY

5th August 2022

DOONHAME 2022

Doonhame Festival 2022 went ahead as planned on the 22nd and 23rd July 2022 here at The Crichton. In what turned out to be a rather wet weekend, it was fantastic to see everyone out enjoying themselves again and to welcome so many great artists and performers back to The Crichton. A big thank you to…

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DOONHAME 2022

3rd August 2022

SMART GREEN SHIPPING SETS SAIL

Smart Green Shipping announces £5m investment into FastRig wing sail technology Three-year project backed by the Scottish Government and industry will develop and test fully automated, emission-reduction sail technology that can be retrofitted to merchant ships Collaborative three-year R&D project brings together major industry players including Malin, Drax, Peel Ports and Lloyd’s Register The wind…

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SMART GREEN SHIPPING SETS SAIL

28th July 2022

GREEN FLAG AWARD FOR THE CRICHTON

Green spaces in Dumfries and Galloway have scooped a Green Flag Award Keep Scotland Beautiful celebrates sustainable and well managed parks and green spaces across Scotland Environmental charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful, has announced that both The Crichton and Dock Park in Dumfries and Galloway have been presented with a Green Flag Award. The accolade acknowledges…

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GREEN FLAG AWARD FOR THE CRICHTON

26th July 2022

CALL FOR BUSINESSES TO PARTICIPATE IN HOUSING SURVEY

CALL FOR SURVEY PARTICIPATION RE LADYFIELD HOUSING  We are looking for Crichton-based business residents to participate in our housing needs survey. The research will help shape proposals for housing on the Ladyfield site in Dumfries. South of Scotland Community Housing (SOSCH) is administering this short survey on behalf of The Crichton Trust to help us…

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CALL FOR BUSINESSES TO PARTICIPATE IN HOUSING SURVEY

18th July 2022

STORIES FROM UP THE MIDDLE ROAD

UP THE MIDDLE ROAD: CRICHTON STORIES OF RECOVERY AND RESILIENCE In 2022, Year of Stories in Scotland, The Crichton Trust has taken to sharing the experiences of former staff, patients and residents of The Crichton Royal through a creative performance entitled Up the Middle Road. The project began in 2020 with the appointment of Dr…

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STORIES FROM UP THE MIDDLE ROAD

18th July 2022

DESIGN COMPETITION LAUNCHED

The Crichton Project: Design competition launched for major new Scottish cultural project RIAS Consultancy – the competitions and procurement arm of the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland – has today launched a design competition to find an architecture team for a major new cultural building with a focus on mental health and well-being. The…

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DESIGN COMPETITION LAUNCHED

11th July 2022

UPDATE FROM TENANTS’ FORUM 29 JUNE

HIGHLIGHTS FROM TENANTS’ FORUM MEETING ON 29 JUNE: Our last Tenants’ Forum took place on Wednesday 29 June on Teams and was hosted by Sarah-Jane Burns, Business Community Development Manager at The Crichton Trust. Thanks to those who joined us and for those who couldn’t make it this month, you can find the highlights below:…

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UPDATE FROM TENANTS’ FORUM 29 JUNE

5th July 2022

QUEEN’S BATON RELAY IN D&G

The Queen’s Baton Relay arrived in Dumfries and Galloway on the 22nd June, as part of a five-day tour of Scotland ahead of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games in July. This is the 16th year of the Queen’s Baton Relay, which aims to celebrate, connect and excite communities in the build up to the Commonwealth…

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QUEEN’S BATON RELAY IN D&G

29th June 2022

TENANTS’ FORUM: 29 JUNE

TENANTS’ FORUM MEETINGS: Our next Tenants’ Forum will take place on Wednesday 29 June at 11am on Teams. The meeting will be hosted by Sarah-Jane Burns, Business Community Development Manager at The Crichton Trust. ABOUT THESE MEETINGS: Tenants’ Forums are about making connections and are a great way to get to know fellow tenants. They…

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TENANTS’ FORUM: 29 JUNE

20th June 2022

GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF ENGLAND VISIT

As part of a visit to the South of Scotland, The Crichton Trust and partners from Dumfries and Galloway College, the University of Glasgow and The Scotland 5G Centre welcomed Andrew Bailey, Governor of the Bank of England, to The Crichton on Friday 17th June. The meeting with Mr Bailey, who was accompanied by Will…

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GOVERNOR OF THE BANK OF ENGLAND VISIT

17th June 2022

NATIONAL BRITISH ROAD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Dumfries and Galloway is hosting the British National Road Championships on the 23rd to 26th June 2022. The Time Trials will take place on and around The Crichton on 23rd June. There will be road closures and restricted vehicle access on the day.  Pedestrian access is available and spectators are very welcome. Dumfries and Galloway…

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NATIONAL BRITISH ROAD CHAMPIONSHIPS

16th June 2022

UP THE MIDDLE ROAD: 24th & 25th JUNE

Up the Middle Road: Crichton Stories of Recovery and Resilience Join us Up the Middle Road on the 24th and 25th June… https://youtu.be/j5qHG36MWww FIND OUT MORE Find us THE PROGRAMME AND CAST

BOOK NOW – 24TH JUNE      BOOK NOW – 25TH JUNE For more information and to view the official launch of…

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UP THE MIDDLE ROAD: 24th & 25th JUNE

10th June 2022

CRICHTON BRIEFING: JUNE VIDEO BLOG

JUNE CRICHTON BRIEFING VIDEO BLOG: The latest video blog published on the 7 June 2022 can be seen below.  Gwilym Gibbons, Chief Executive of The Crichton Trust brings you up to date with the latest news from The Crichton in his June video blog (see below). Watch it now… https://youtu.be/wEJ9Et7pEZE THE CRICHTON BRIEFING VIDEO BLOG…

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CRICHTON BRIEFING: JUNE VIDEO BLOG

7th June 2022

STAR-STUDDED CAST TO COMPETE FOR NATIONAL TITLES IN DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY

STAR-STUDDED CAST TO COMPETE FOR NATIONAL TITLES IN DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY  Mark Cavendish, Pfeiffer Georgi, Ethan Hayter, Anna Henderson, and Ben Swift have today been named amongst the riders set to compete for the coveted national champions jerseys at this year’s British National Road Championships, which will take place in Dumfries and Galloway from Thursday…

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STAR-STUDDED CAST TO COMPETE FOR NATIONAL TITLES IN DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY

7th June 2022

UPDATE FROM TENANTS’ FORUM 25 MAY

HIGHLIGHTS FROM TENANTS’ FORUM MEETING ON 25 MAY: Our last Tenants’ Forum took place on Wednesday 25 May on Teams and was hosted by Sarah-Jane Burns, Business Community Development Manager at The Crichton Trust. Thanks to those who joined us and for those who couldn’t make it this month, you can find the highlights below:…

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UPDATE FROM TENANTS’ FORUM 25 MAY

1st June 2022

NEW MILESTONE FOR 21ST CENTURY VILLAGE PROJECT

NEW MILESTONE FOR 21ST CENTURY VILLAGE PROJECT The Crichton Trust is taking forward their latest project within The Crichton Quarter, Dumfries with the development of a strategic masterplan for the Ladyfield site. Collective Architecture, with RaeburnFarquharBowen, Buro Happold and nbm Construction Consultants, have been appointed to lead the strategic masterplan project on behalf of The…

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NEW MILESTONE FOR 21ST CENTURY VILLAGE PROJECT

30th May 2022

PRO CYCLIST ANNA SHACKLEY LEADS COACHING

On Wednesday 25 May, professional cyclist and current under-23 national time-trial champion, Anna Shackley, led a cycling coaching session for children from Loreburn Primary School in Dumfries.  The session took place at The Crichton in Dumfries, which will host the time-trials for this year’s British National Road Championships on Thursday 23 June. That will be…

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PRO CYCLIST ANNA SHACKLEY LEADS COACHING

27th May 2022

NEW CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER APPOINTED

Photograph: Gwilym Gibbons, Chief Executive of The Crichton Trust, welcomes Rachel Cowper as the new Chief Operating Officer at The Crichton Trust. The Crichton Trust has this week announced the appointment of a new Chief Operating Officer.  Rachel Cowper commenced her role as Chief Operating Officer at The Crichton on Monday 16th May and will…

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NEW CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER APPOINTED

19th May 2022

BRITISH NATIONAL ROAD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN D&G

ROUTES RELEASED FOR 2022 BRITISH NATIONAL ROADCHAMPIONSHIPS IN DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY British Cycling is pleased to announce the route details for this year’s British National Road Championships in Dumfries and Galloway, which will take place from 23-26 June, bringing the time-trial, circuit race and road race championships to Scotland for the first time since 2013.…

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BRITISH NATIONAL ROAD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN D&G

18th May 2022
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