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February films at the Volunteer Hall

Duns Community Cinema will show two recent releases at the Hall on Friday 9 February: 5.30pm  Coco  Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate … Continue reading

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The Princess and the Goblin

In January 2018, Northumberland Theatre Company will bring George MacDonald’s classic tale of The Princess and the Goblin to Duns Volunteer Hall. Princess Irene is to be the bride of the goblin king’s son — but unfortunately he hasn’t actually … Continue reading

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AHFD Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of A Heart for Duns will take place this Wednesday 25 October, from 7.45pm. The AGM is a chance for AHFD members to meet the trustees, to hear about events over the past year, and to … 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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New Duns Film Club

Would you like to join the new Duns Film Club? Then come along to the Volunteer Hall for a free viewing of  A United Kingdom on Sunday 26 March, at 4pm. A discussion afterwards will enable you to tell A … Continue reading

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A Men’s Shed in Duns?

You are cordially invited to a public meeting to look into setting up a Men’s Shed in Duns. The meeting will be held at the Volunteer Hall at 7.30pm on Wednesday 15 February. What is a Men’s Shed? It is … Continue reading

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Thanks from A Heart for Duns

Many thanks to all who supported and voted for the Duns Community Theatre bid in The People’s Millions competition. Although we did not win the head-to-head with the Peebles music project, we did gain the bonus award for the runner-up … Continue reading

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Duns Community Theatre in bid for lottery funding

A bid from Duns has been shortlisted for the People’s Millions competition, which could secure funding to turn the Volunteer Hall into a vibrant community theatre for Berwickshire. The effort is being led by A Heart for Duns, with support … Continue reading

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