Welcome to the website of Colvend and Southwick Community Council

A view of Kippford from the far side of the Urr

This is the website of the Colvend and Southwick Community Council.  On this page you will find upcoming events within the community.  Elsewhere on the site there is a wealth of local information.  

We try and feature items relevant to the local area. Any feedback on the site is welcome and if you have an event in the area served by the Community Council please send ius the details and we would be happy to publish it.

Our email address is enquiry@colvendcommunity.co.uk

 

 

 

 

Our communities

Barnbaroch
Where the road from Kippford joins the A710 lies the hamlet of Barnbarroch. Barnbarroch just consists of a few houses but here you will find...
Southwick is the name of the parish and where the B793 from Dalbeattie meets the A710 is the hamlet of Caulkerbush thus the road sign states "...
Colvend
Arguably Colvend is the centre of the Community area. It has a Church, a shop, a cafe, a school and a Public Hall. Colvend Church is about half a...
Kippford is attractively positioned on the eastern bank of the River Urr, near where it runs into the Solway Firth, and has extensive views across...
Mainsriddle is five and a half miles east of Colvend on the main road to Dumfries. It is little more than an attractive row of houses but once had...
The hamlet of Portling overlooks the Solway and incorporates a stony beach at Port O' Warren. The local coastguard base is in Portling. If you are...
Rockcliffe
The village is at the head of a sheltered bay on the shores of The Solway Firth. The village has an attractive sandy beach, interspersed by rocky...
Sandyhills has a large sandy beach which gently slopes so the water is always shallow.  It is a great favourite with families. The...

Coming up

Wednesday, 16 October, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:30

Even if you have never played before come and give it a go.

Adults £2.00 children £1.00

For more information contact Andrea Robb 07713 751987

Thursday, 17 October, 2019 - 10:00

All welcome.

Coffee is available after the service.

Christ Church is a Scottish Episcopalian Chruch and a sister church to the Church of England

Thursday, 17 October, 2019 - 11:00 to 13:00

Every fortnight from now to 28 November.  Discover some of the amazing wildlife looked after on this farm.  As the season changes so do the habitats and special creatures found here - from lush greens to gold reds and browns and nature's harvest to first arrivals from the Arctic.  These walks will give you a chance to see it all close up and learn how we manage this important place for nature in our fields and on the wetlands.  

Price adults 4.00 children £2.00 (£3.00 and £1.50 for RSPB members).  Guided walk - booking essential.

Car parking chages apply to non members.

Sunday, 20 October, 2019 - 10:00

All welcome.

Coffee is available after the service.

Christ Church is a Scottish Episcopalian Church and a sister church to the Church of England

Sunday, 20 October, 2019 - 10:00

A warm welcome awaits you.

Join us for tea or coffee after the service.

There is some more information on the church here.

Sunday, 20 October, 2019 - 11:30

A warm welcome awaits you.

Join us for tea or coffee after the service.

There is more information on the church here

Wednesday, 23 October, 2019 - 18:30 to 20:30

Even if you have never played badminton before you are welcome to come along and give it a go with a good friendly crowd.

Sessions are only £2.00 for adults and £1.00 for school children.

For more information contact Andrea on 0771 375 1987

Friday, 25 October, 2019 - 17:00 to 20:00

Freshly wood fired pop-up-pizza for all.

Every fourth Friday of the month at Colvend

For more information telephone 07704 479902 or email:  thepizzawagon@hotmail.com

Sunday, 27 October, 2019 - 09:30

All welcome.

Coffee is available after the service.

Christ Church is a Scottish Episcopalian Church and a sister church of the church of England.

Thursday, 7 November, 2019 - 15:00 to 16:30

Afternoon Tea

Raffle, baking and produce stall

£6.00 pay at door

Proceeds for Guild funds

All welcome

Thursday, 7 November, 2019 - 19:00

All members of the community are welcome to attend - just come along.

There is more information on the Community Council including minutes of recent meetings under Community Council Information.  Follow the link below.

Friday, 29 November, 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Showcasing producers and makers from in and around Dumfries & Galloway.  

Refreshments.  Free parking.

Sunday, 1 December, 2019 - 11:30

Led by Rev James Gatherer

All welcome.

Join us for tea or coffee after the service

Please note that there is no service at Southwick

There is more information on the church here