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Welcome to the Website of

the Colvend and Southwick Community Council

 

We try and feature items relevant to the community area. This comprises:  Barnbarroch, Caulkerbush, Colvend, Kippford, Mainsriddle, Rockcliffe, Portling and Sandyhills.  You can click here for the local BBC weather forecast.

 Any feedback on the site is welcome and if you have an event in the area served by the Community Council we are happy to publish it.  Contact us by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

There is a host of events at RSPB Mersehead.  Scroll down for details.

 

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Sun 17th Feb 2019 - 10.00am

Morning Worship - Southwick Church

All welcome.  Join us for tea or coffee after the service.

For more information on the Colvend, Southwick and Kirkbean parish go to their website

 There is some more information on the church here

 Southwick Church, Southwick, Dumfries DG2 8AJ

 

 

Sun 17th Feb 2019 - 9.30am

Sung Eucharist - Christ Church, Dalbeattie

All welcome.

Coffee is available after the service.

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

For more information visit their website.

Christ Church, Blair Steet, Dalbeattie DG5 4DT

 

 

Sunday 17th Feb - 5.00pm to 7.00pm

Goose Roostwatch - RSPB Mersehead

See thousands of Svalvard barnacle geese descending on the Solway, to roost on our sandflats.  Big skies big sands and big flocks should make this a natural wonder.  Please wear suitable outdoor clothing and brin torches, and binoculars if you have them.

Price:  Adults £5.00 (RSPB Memebrs £4.00, children half price. (Car parking charges apply to non members.)

Booking essential

More information at the RSPB Mersehead website.

 

RSPB Mersehead, Southwick, Dumfries DG2 8AH

 

  

Sun 17th Feb 2019 - 11.30am 

Morning  Worship - Colvend Church 

All welcome.  Join us for tea or coffee after the service. 

For more information on the Colvend, Southwick and Kirkbean parish go to its website 

Colvend Church, Colvend, Dalbeattie  DG5 4QE

 

Wed 20th Feb 2019 - 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Colvend and District Badminton Club - Colvend Public Hall

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 0771 375 1987

Colvend Public Hall, Colvend, Dalbeattie DG5 4QD

 

 

Thur 21st Feb 2019 11am to 1.pm

Mersehead discover Walk - RSPB Mersehead

Discover some of the amazing wildlife looked after on the farm.  This walk 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 our wetlands.

Price:  Adults £5.00 (RSPB Memebrs £4.00, children half price. (Car parking charges apply to non members.)

Booking essential

More information at the RSPB Mersehead website.

 

RSPB Mersehead, Southwick, Dumfries DG2 8AH 

 

Thursday 21st Feb 2019 - 10.00am

Holy Communion - Christ Church, Dalbeattie

 All are most welcome

 Coffee is served at the back of the church after the service.

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

 More information on their website

 Christ Church, Blair Street, Dalbeattie DG5 4DT

 

 

Fri 22nd Feb 2019 -  5.00pm to 8.00pm

The Pizza Wagon - Colvend Public Hall

Freshly made - thin crust - woodfired pizzas to takeaway

More information on their Facebook page  

Colvend Public Hall, Colvend, Dalbeattie DG5 4QD

 

Fri 22nd  2019 7.00pm - 8.30pm

Badger Banquet - RSPB Mersehead

Feast your eyes on badgers as they snuffle around for a snack in our garden.  Watch them in comfort from our Sulwath Centre with hot drinks also available for the evening

Price:  Adults £15.00 (RSPB Memebers £10.00, children half price. (Car parking charge does not apply)

Booking essential

More information at the RSPB Mersehead website.

RSPB Mersehead, Southwick, Dumfries DG2 8AH 

 

Sun 24th Feb 2019 - 9.30am

Sung Eucharist - Christ Church, Dalbeattie

All welcome.

Coffee is available after the service.

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

For more information visit their website.

Christ Church, Blair Steet, Dalbeattie DG5 4DT

 

 

Sun 24th Feb 2019 - 10.00am

Morning Worship - Southwick Church

All welcome.  Join us for tea or coffee after the service.

For more information on the Colvend, Southwick and Kirkbean parish go to their website

 There is some more information on the church here

 Southwick Church, Southwick, Dumfries DG2 8AJ

 

 

 

Wed 27th Feb 2019 - 6.30pm to 8.30pm

 

Colvend and District Badminton Club - Colvend Public Hall

 

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 0771 375 1987

 

Colvend Public Hall, Colvend, Dalbeattie DG5 4QD

 

 

 

  

Thursday 28th Feb 2019 - 10.00am

Holy Communion - Christ Church, Dalbeattie

All are most welcome

Coffee is served at the back of the church after the service.

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

 More information on their website

 Christ Church, Blair Street, Dalbeattie DG5 4DT 

 

 

Thurs 7th Mar 2019 - 2.30pm

Colvend, Southwick and Kirkbean Guild - a talk on the Savings Bank Museum, Ruthwell.  

In 1810 Dr Henry Duncan opened the world's first savings bank based on business principles.

All welcome

Visit our Clubs and Societies page for more information on the Guild

Colvend Church Hall, Colvend, Dalbeattie  DG5 4QN 

 

  

Thurs 7th Mar 2019 - 7.00pm

Colvend and Southwick Community Council Monthly Meeting - Colvend Public Hall

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

There is more information on the Community Council here.

Colvend Public Hall, Colvend, Dalbeattie DG5 4QD

 

 

Tues 12th Mar 2019 - 2.00pm

Colvend Hall Management Committee Meeting - Colvend Public Hall

Colvend Public Hall is owned by the local community and everybody is welcome to attend these meetings as an observer or contribute to the runnung of the Hall.

There is more information on the Hall here

Colvend Church Hall, Colvend, Dalbeattie  DG5 4QN 

 

 

Sat 23 March 2019 - 9.00

Spring Texas Scramble - Colvend Golf Club

Any team of 4 - scratch prize included

Entry fee £36.00

For entries call the clubhouse on 01556 630398

More information on the club on its website

Colvend Golf Club, Sandyhills, Dalbeattie DG5 4PY

 

  

Sat 23rd Mar 2019 - 10.00am to 2.00pm

Produce and Makers Makers Market - Colvend Public Hall

First market of 2019 then every 4th Saturday of the month

Showcasing producers and makers from in and around Dumfries & Galloway

Refreshments. Free parking

More information

Colvend Public Hall, Colvend, Dalbeattie  DG5 4QD

 

 

 

The Colvend & Southwick Community website only features events within the community to search for events further afield click on this link for the Dalbeattie Matters website.  The Kippford Association also publishes a What's On of local events which may have not be featured on this page.  Click here for these.

 

 

 

 

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