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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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Volunteer Hall survey launched

A Heart for Duns has launched a survey to find out what services and facilities the local community would like to see in the Volunteer Hall. We want to ensure we develop what the people of Duns and Berwickshire want, … Continue reading

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New phase in the campaign to revive the Volunteer Hall

Our campaign to reinvent Duns Volunteer Hall as a modern, vibrant community venue has shifted gear and has entered a critical and exciting phase. The Ministry of Defence, which owns the hall, has pledged significant funds for an initial refurbishment. … Continue reading

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Edging closer to long-term certainty for the Volunteer Hall

I open this statement with grateful thanks from A Heart for Duns to Andrew Lester, who has relinquished his position as Chairman of the AHFD Committee. Andrew has led the effort to galvanise the people of Duns and surrounding territories … Continue reading

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One year on – Notes from the Chair

It hardly seems possible that it was a year ago we were preparing the bid for the ‘Big Lottery Investing in Communities’ initiative. The bid process was intensive and involved a huge amount of work which involved quite a few … Continue reading

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A Heart for Duns

A forum for you to have your say on future community development and keep in touch with progress “A Heart for Duns”: WHAT would that be? A multi-purpose community building; a place that belongs to our community; a place where … Continue reading

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