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November films at the Volunteer Hall

Duns Film Club will continue its ‘Celtic Connections’ season on Sunday 10 November: 4.00pm  Local Hero (1983) Directed and written by Bill Forsyth, and starring Peter Riegert, Denis Lawson, Fulton Mackay and Burt Lancaster, the film is about an American … Continue reading

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The first Duns Storyfest

A new festival, Duns Storyfest on October 18 and 19, will form part of the 31st Scottish International Festival of Storytelling, being held throughout Scotland. On Friday, October 18, the action begins at Duns Primary School as storytellers, from the … Continue reading

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Duns Film Club Programme

Duns Film Club has announced its programme for next season, which runs from September 2019 to April 2020. The theme is ‘Celtic Connections’, featuring eight of the best and most popular films with a connection to Scotland. There is the … 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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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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