Dumfries

Nicknamed ‘The Queen of the South’, Dumfries is the largest town in South West Scotland. It has been a market town since Roman times, it was also where Robert Burns spent the last years of his life, dying here in 1796.


Exploring the themes of Belonging and Pride, Alice, Rosie and Andy are collaborating with Lift D&G.

Place Hub

Lift D&G formed in 2016 and has become bigger than they ever anticipated. Established and run by a group of caring people, they are focussed helping people,  making a difference and giving back to the community.  Northwest Dumfries is a housing estate on the outskirts of Dumfries and listed in the top 5% on index of multiple deprivation. LIFT is a community group focused on bringing together the community in celebration, activity and development of their place. They have now expanded their reach to the wider NW Dumfries and are forming partnerships across the region.