NSI Spring Newsletter 2022

NSI Autumn Newsletter 2021

A Brief Summary of the Organisation:

Registered Charity

Scottish Registered Charity No. SC029869

Board of Trustees: Chair- David Inglis | Vice Chair – Linda Woodfield | Secretary – Charles Marshall | Trustee – Chrissie Hill | Trustee – Ken Barlow | Trustee – David Bleasdale | Trustee – Allan Marshall | Trustee- Gavin McHallum

Business Development Manager:  Katrina Dick

Project Support Worker: Lindsay Banks

Youth Worker: Ewan Cuthbertson

Circa 221 Ordinary Members

Volunteer Operational Management:

Monthly Executive Meetings:
Core group – business/major decisions made
Work allocation

Sub Group Meetings:
Groups formed for specific projects/pieces of work EG Newton Stewart Centre, Douglas Park.
Meet regularly and as and when required
Involvement of other groups/members

Community Involvement:

Regular updates in local press
All members sent circular information whenever appropriate
Use of Social Media – Facebook page, Instagram and Twitter
Own web page and links to it from other websites
Public meetings
NSI attendance at other committee meetings
Public consultations
Members from other groups invited to join focused sub groups to take projects forward

Financial Management:

We have a number of pots of money to be used for different areas of work:

Ring-fenced funds available for:
Douglas Park Inclusive Play Park Development from Gannochy Trust

Community Centre Development from Kilgallioch Community Fund and Investing in Ideas

Youth Work from The Holywood Trust

Website Development from Scotland Loves Local

Group Support from Machars Area Partnership

Fixed Assets:  Newton Stewart Centre.

Core funding for general use