Why add to the trauma of the past year by slinging out stuff you’re emotionally attached to as part of your spring clean when you can store it at Dumfries Self Storage instead? Our headquarters at the 26-acre Heathhall Business Centre is the hand to the glove of your storage needs. The perfect fit for…

‘Shop Local’ is a new Community Chest card in Monopoly as part of the board game’s first major revamp in 85 years to better reflect what community means today. Fans can vote for it and other new cards but how else can you support small businesses without spending money?  Word of mouth Small businesses will…

The predicted post-lockdown summer staycation boom is the shot in the arm the UK needs and it’s time to start thinking about cleaning your caravan for the season after a spell in storage perhaps. Grabbing car cleaning products or the first thing that comes to hand is a big no-no – cleaning your caravan requires…

As Scottish Finance Secretary Kate Forbes unveils a three-month extension on rates relief for retail, hospitality, and leisure businesses to June 30 in the Scottish Budget draft, let’s take a look at some of the wider financial support that’s available for Scottish businesses during COVID-19. This is in no way an exhaustive list. You’ll find…

When you’re a business owner and Christmas is right around the corner, there’s a lot to think about. When you’re an employee, all you need to know is what days you’re off, and that’s you sorted- if only it were that simple when owning the business. Being the owner brings responsibilities and a list of…

The property market in Dumfries and galloway has excelled in the last year, with more properties being sold and put up for rent than anywhere else in Scotland. David Mundell, the Dumfriesshire local MP stated there had been a 10.2% increase in house prices in the region pre-Covid-19 lockdown. Covid-19 has had a significant impact…

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, businesses have faced many hardships, stresses and setbacks. With restrictions changing constantly it has left a lot of people not knowing if or when they can open and once opened, everything changes again! New Funding Luckily in Scotland, supporting businesses has been one of the top priorities of the government. Dumfries…

Currently, it isn’t typical for Veterinary practices to have in-house physiotherapists on hand. Many vets who specialise in physiotherapy and animal rehabilitation have private practices, working from referrals from local vet practices when they think it is the next course of treatment for their patient. Physiotherapists and rehabilitation therapists in the veterinary sector have a…

Caravanning has become increasingly popular throughout the UK over the last couple of decades, chilled weekends away, staying at the seaside, the freedom to get back in touch with nature! However, keeping your caravan at home can take up space and requires you to have the right kind of transport to tow your second home…

EcoClean is D&G’s only 100% eco-friendly cleaning company, based at Heathhall Business Centre. In line with the Council’s Carbon Management Plan, they are working with the council towards the vision of a Zero Waste Scotland. Contributing to the GHG reduction target set at 43% by 2020 (and 80% by 2050). How are we doing this? At…

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