Young People's Choices - East Project Videos in Health


Youth For Trad

4 school and community music workshops  to inspire young people to pursue a fresh genre of music or to pick up and instrument for the first time and 3 gigs from some of the biggest names in traditional music. 


Summerhill Community Centre

Friday Free Fitness Fun & Friends!

To provide free gym and fitness sessions led by a professional instructor on a Friday nights as a diversionary activity for young people who may engage in risk taking behaviour. 


Gretna Primary School Association

Primary School Gymnastics

To set up a new group gymnastics group for children up to 12 years in the local community.


Youth Enquiry Service Management Committee

Feeling S**t Survival Kit

To roll out the feeling s**t survival kit mental health resource across the region and deliver free mental health workshops for young people. 


Youth Enquiry Service

Happy Feet Retreat

Happy Feet is a health & wellbeing project that supports young people to improve their physical and mental health.  This funding would be used to develop a cookbook and resource for young people during a residential experience to broaden their horizons and confidence. 


Oasis Young Leaders


To create an exciting new intergenerational project that will see young and older people working as a team to share skills and resources, develop confidence and respect between generations. 

Amount Requested: £3630.00

LGBT Youth Scotland

LGBT National Youth Gathering 2018

In April 2018, LGBT young people and supporters from all across Scotland will come together for the National Gathering taking place in Dumfries. The 3 day event will see young people participate in a range of workshops, team building activities and a celebration event. We will be using this money to make sure the event is free for young people no matter where they live in Scotland as well as support a number of young people from D&G to participate. 

Amount Requested: £5000.00

Lockerbie Young Curlers

Lockerbie Young Curlers

To develop team work and provide free curling sessions and participation in competitions for young people. 

Amount Requested: £2000.00

Solway Sharks Junior Ice Hockey Club

Belfast Away Games

Coach and boat costs to enable to Solway Sharks Under 12 & Under 20 teams participate in ice hockey matches in Northern Ireland to broaden their experiences in the sport.   £1524.50

Amount Requested: £1524.50

Alive 107.3fm

Radio Presenters – DJ’s of Tomorrow

4 blocks of teaching sessions for young people, facilitated by our experienced presenters to upskill young people to become confident presenters and present at events held in the region. 

Amount Requested: £2733.00

Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust

Dreams for the Future

A series of fun and interactive workshops and experiences for young people across the region to realise their potential through arts and cultural experience and participation in new and exciting projects that will help young people become better connected to their wider community. 

Amount Requested: £5000.00


Opportunities for Care Experienced Young People

A region wide project to create opportunities for care experienced young people across Dumfries and Galloway to take part in new experiences and groups to develop their confidence, skills and self-esteem.  

Amount Requested: £3610.00