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HMRC Time to Pay Service

The telephone number has been changed to the HMRC Covid-19 Helpline. 

Businesses and self employed individuals who are concerned about paying tax due to coronavirus should call 0800 024 1222

CPAG (Child Poverty Action Group)

Supporting families during the Covid-19 pandemic

The UK government has announced emergency measures on statutory sickness pay, employment and support allowance and universal credit. CPAG also welcome the changes to...

The River of Life Church next to Dumfries Train Station have extended their hours to 7pm 7 days a week, offering free food to anyone who may need it. Both Aldi and Marks and Spencers are donating fresh food daily to this food bank.

Update from Dumfries and Galloway College.

College is still open for applications and we are still processing these as best we can.

Any queries can be directed to admissions@dumgal.ac.uk

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If you were preparing to leave school but don’t have a job, course or training planned, get in touch with your local Employability and Skills Key worker or Skills Development Scotland Careers Advisor for advice and information on what you can be doing now.

Please click the PDF attachment...

The Scottish Tourism Alliance has launched a new free-to-use jobs portal to help workers from the tourism and hospitality sectors who have found themselves displaced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

For full details please visit: ...

Click here for up to date links to information for individuals and businesses, or see below for more recent updates:

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For advice on how individuals and communities can ...

COVID-19 UPDATE: EMPLOYABILITY & SKILLS SERVICE

In response to the Coronavirus Pandemic, all face to face services from Employability and Skills Key Workers will stop from the 20th March.

However, a full online and digital support service will be provided meaning you can access...

Dumfries and Stranraer Food Train Volunteer Plea!

Both the Dumfries and Stranraer branch of Food Train are experiencing an unprecedented demand from local older people who are now in desperate need for its shopping delivery service.

Sadly, unless they can sign up more...

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