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Not the Community Quiz

The second Not the Community Quiz will be held on Friday 3rd July, starting at 7.30pm, directly to your home via Zoom. This free family friendly event replaces the Community Quiz organised each year by A Heart for Duns — … Continue reading

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A special flower display in Duns Park

Help us make a flower display in Duns Park to celebrate VE Day and make people smile — whatever your age, artistic ability or the materials you have to hand. Some of you may have noticed that the big square … Continue reading

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Duns Community Action Group

Elderly? Self-isolating? Vulnerable? If you are any of the above and worried about the current coronavirus situation and how it may affect you, your family and your life in the coming weeks then we are here to help. There is … Continue reading

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Message from A Heart for Duns

In light of the current Coronavirus situation and acting on the advice from HM Government about minimising social contacts, the Board of A Heart for Duns is cancelling all bookings and events at the Volunteer Hall with immediate effect for … Continue reading

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Duns Citizen of the Year

Candy Philip has been chosen to be Duns Citizen of the Year 2019, through a public nomination process organised by the town’s Rotary Club. The award recognises Candy’s work in spearheading the ‘Blooming Marvellous’ project, which sets up and maintains … Continue reading

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A Heart for Duns is recruiting …

Climate Change Project Manager: full-time post to 31 March 2020 (£26,000 pa) Are you passionate about addressing the challenges of climate change? Do you have the expertise, skills and experience to initiate and lead complex projects? Are you an excellent … Continue reading

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A Heart for Duns celebrates purchase of the Volunteer Hall

A Heart for Duns, the charity which manages the town’s Volunteer Hall on behalf of the community, became the new owner of the venue on 12 April 2018. It had leased the building since May 2016 and last September was … Continue reading

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Scottish Land Fund cash secures future of Duns Volunteer Hall

The future of a thriving community hub in Duns has been secured, thanks to Scottish Land Fund cash announced today. A Heart for Duns manages the town’s Volunteer Hall on behalf of the community and has leased the building since … Continue reading

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A Heart for Duns appoints Development Manager

A Heart for Duns, which manages the town’s Volunteer Hall on behalf of the community, has appointed Lindsay Wood as its first full-time Development Manager. This new post was advertised in April and is funded for three years by the … Continue reading

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Duns Volunteer Hall to benefit from Big Lottery Fund

A Heart for Duns, which manages the town’s Volunteer Hall on behalf of the community, has been awarded a grant of £88,660 from the Big Lottery Fund. This will fund recruitment of a full-time Development Manager and a part-time Finance … Continue reading

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