Community Fight Back Against High Street Absentee Landlords To Continue

The Midsteeple Quarter Project are remaining upbeat despite failing in our attempt to buy two High Street buildings for the community at an auction in London last week. The fantastic response to our Crowdfunding campaign and the positive support from the town and further afield has taken everyone by surprise. It’s been unbelievable – we’ve… Read more

Dumfries Womens’ Sign Squad

In October 2018, we were delighted at Dumfries & Galloway Council’s decision to transfer the former Bakers Oven to community ownership through the Midsteeple Quarter Project. Since then, our Creative Producer, Kevin Reid, has been working hard at creating an exciting programme of activity in The Oven which includes exhibitions, workshop spaces and event –… Read more

Scottish Land Fund Support for Midsteeple Quarter

We’ve recently received some great news at the Midsteeple Quarter Project from the Scottish Land Fund (SLF) and are delighted to share the news with you! SLF is the national funding pot that supports communities to buy assets like land and buildings that are underused in their area. For example, the recent community buy out… Read more