Dumfries and Galloway War Memorial Competition

The Dumfries and Galloway War Memorial Improvement Programme and Competition has been agreed:

  • To mark the Royal British Legion (Legion Scotland) 100th Anniversary and Armed Forces Week.
  • To show our region's support for the Armed Forces and Veterans.
  • To deliver infrastructure improvements in our towns and villages.
  • To provide outdoor working opportunities for local businesses.
  • To encourage volunteering opportunities for veterans, cadets and local people.
  • To promote community wellbeing and civic pride.

The competition is now closed, winning communities were;

  • Auchencairn
  • Bargrennan
  • Closeburn
  • Dalbeattie
  • Eastriggs and Dornock
  • Kirkconnel
  • Lochmaben
  • Minnigaff
  • Moniaive
  • New abbey
  • Newton Stewart
  • Twynholm
  • Whithorn
  • Wigtown

Dumfries and Galloway War Memorial Improvement Programme - Grant Support

This funding is currently closed for applications

Further Information

For further information on the competition please email Civic.Hospitality@dumgal.gov.uk or call 030 33 33 3000

For information and advice on cleaning or Health and Safety matters please email CommunityAssets-Nithsdale@dumgal.gov.uk  

Useful Links

War Memorials in Dumfries and Galloway Images and Description

War Memorials Trust - The charity that works to protect and conserve war memorials in the UK 

War Memorials Trust

HSE Short Guide: Repair and Maintenance of War Memorials

War Memorials Trust Grants

War Memorials Online  - a great tool to encourage public engagement with war memorials and enable them to do something with war memorials even when their local ones need no direct work. If

Learn about War Memorials - an educational resources for young people.

Legion Scotland

The Royal British Legion Scotland (Legion Scotland) Centenary

Page last updated: 08/02/2022
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