Rewarding

Rewarding

In Scotland, the Blairgowrie team for Angling for Youth Development (AFYD) held its annual get together for young people, parents, volunteers and coaches at the end of November. Celebrating another successful year, the AGM was followed by a quiz and refreshments. John Cameron, co-ordinator for Blairgowrie AFYD says: “Acknowledging the […]

Action speaks louder than words.

Action speaks louder than words.

In a tribute to Orri Vigfússon on an earlier Update we looked at the challenges for the North Atlantic Salmon – issues around sea lice infestation, disease and viral infection, genetic degradation, and displacement. For Orri words were never enough. Orri’s action was to buyout commercial nets to try and reduce […]

Motivation for volunteers

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Everyone benefits from on-going training.This year in Scotland, our annual main training day for volunteers and those who have gained a SQA accredited Level 2  coaching qualification through Dreamstore Academy was held on Saturday 22 March at Whitburn. We had an update on child protection, provided by Cameron Denholm who […]

Dreamstore casts £100,000 helping hand to voluntary sector

In its 10th Anniversary year Dreamstore, the nationwide angling charity dedicated to  improving people’s lives through recreational fishing in the UK, has announced a commitment to substantially increasing the fund for its Small Grant programme. Over the course of next three years a further £100,000 will be delivered through Dreamstore’s […]