The young people from Apex Dumfries’ Employability Fund (E.F.) service recently entered and won a competition with Santander Bank. Personal Development Mentor, Louise Handley, and her young participants entered for a grant award of £5,000 so that the group could start up a small, non-profit removal and litter picking business. The project will be integrated…
Last year Apex Dumfries created a Facebook page in order to spread word of our services to the public and to allow people and other services to see what we have been up to, as it is now one of the most common methods of communication. While visiting our page today, one of our client…
Allanton World Peace Sanctuary is the European Sanctuary of the World Peace Prayer Society, an international organisation with NGO status, supporting the United Nations mission for realising World Peace. The Society’s Headquarters are in New York, and there are offices in San Francisco, Munich and Tokyo. The Society aspires to a world in which…
On the 9th of September 2014 Apex Dumfries officially launched their U-Turn Outreach Service in Annan, based in Kate’s Kitchen. Click here to see the full article on the Annandale News website.
Congratulations to the U-Turn team in Dumfries and Galloway who are the recipients of this year’s Apex Sam Dow Memorial Award. The service engages clients in volunteering projects that benefit the local communities in Dumfries and Stranraer as well as providing the clients with practical work experience.
During my time with Apex I have received fantastic help and support, and made many good friends. Now I am moving onto pastures new, I want to thank everyone at Apex Dumfries for the great experience. I would recommend the experience to anyone and hope that you continue to go from strength to strength.
In Dumfries this year, those involved with the U-Turn service have been extremely productive, completing five new fishing shelters and installing access steps along the riverbanks of the Annan and Kinnel.
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Ex offenders are being offered a second chance through a partnership between Apex Scotland and the River Annan Trust.
Apex Dumfries has produced another excellent newsletter detailing the activities the staff and service users have been involved in over the last couple of months