This is the website of the Colvend and Southwick Community Council. On this page you will find normally find upcoming events within the community though these may no longer be taking place elsewhere on the site there is a wealth of local information.
The Community Council has recieved information on changes to waste collection in Dumfries & Galloway. Go to our Colvend and Southwick Community Council page for the details.
We try and feature items relevant to the local area. Any feedback on the site is welcome and if you have an event in the area served by the Community Council please send the information to
and we would be happy to publish it. We only feature events relevant to the community area. The Dalbeattie Matters website covers a wider area.
This is where you will normally find forthcoming events. These will be featured again when the situation allows.
The Reserve is now closed so the scheduled events will not longer take place.
Discover some of the amazing wildlife looked after on this farm at Easter time. As the season changes so do the habitats and special creatures found here - from emerging insects to chicks hatching, the first flowers and departing geese. These walks will give you a chance to see it all close-up and learn how we manage this important place for nature in our fields and on the wetlands.
Price: Adult Members £3.00, Adult non-members £4.00, Child Members £1.50, Child non-members £2.00
Booking essential. Tel: 01387 780579. Email: email@example.com
All members of the community are welcome to attend - just come along.
There is more information on the Community Council including minutes of recent meetings under Community Council Information. Follow the link below.
Meet our guide in Bruaich Hide to help you see ducks, geese and other wildlife up close through binoculars and a telescope. If new to your birdwatching they will help you identify them too and tell how we are helping them.
Contact us tel 01387 780579
Feast your eyes on badgers as they snuffle around for a snack in the garden. Watch them from the comfort of our Sulwath Centre, with hot drinks also available for the evening. And who knows what else might turn up.
Price: Adult member £10.00 / Adult non-member £12.00. Child member £5.00 / non-member child £6.00
Get busy in "Badgers Corner" on the swings or slide. Scurry through the tunnel or be creative in hte sandpit or mud kitchen. Then get crafty, building nests for all those Easter eggs you hope to have (no eggs included). Easter Bunny will not be out until Sunday so go in search of some egg-layers instead and take part in our creature hunt.
If staying for the day please bring a picnic.
Tel. 01387 780579 Email firstname.lastname@example.org