Machars Observer Issue 4 out now!

The printing and production of the 4th issue of the Machars Observer is now under-way! You can also view the Observer online by clicking here to open the PDF version.

Appeal for Members

Machars Action is looking for new, enthusiastic people who would be interested in becoming members. Full membership of the company/charity shall be open to: Any person or organisation which wishes to become a member shall lodge with the company a written application. Further details and application form are available from […]

Funding for the Machars Observer

We are delighted to announce that we have received funding from Kilgallioch Wind Farm Community Fund which will allow us to continue to produce the Observer throughout 2023. The funding will allow us to produce more copies and to increase distribution around the local area. The next issue will be […]

Machars Action AGM 2022

The Machars Action AGM 2022 will be held on Tuesday 13th December 2022 at 1pm in the Machars Action Meeting Room. All welcome to attend.

Booktown Bunkhouse

Machars Action are delighted to have been awarded a contract to manage the Booktown Bunkhouse in Wigtown on behalf of the Wigtown and Bladnoch Community Initiative. Rooms can be booked through the website: and cost £48 per night for double occupancy or £30 for single occupancy.

Machars Observer Issue 3

Printing and production of the third issue of the machars observer is now under-way. To read the Observer online, please click here

Machars Observer issue 2

Printing issue 2 of the Machars Observer today ready for distribution over the next few days. To see a digital copy please click here.  

Machars Observer

The launch of the Machars Observer took place on Wednesday 29th June. The launch was not without difficulties as the print run was halted when the printer ran out of toner – a lesson learned for next time! The first edition was/is being distributed round Wigtown and will be available […]

Re-organisation of Shop

We are planning a make-over of the shop for the tourist season. We can offer shop space to local artists and makers to display their wares and will sell them on their behalf in return for a small commission to cover our costs. We already sell Mindful Soap and ‘Roon […]

Support Officer (Kirkcowan Community Development Trust)

Title of Post: Support Officer (Kirkcowan Community Development Trust) Machars Action is seeking to appoint a Support Officer who will deal with the Administrative work of Kirkcowan Community Development Trust. Duties will include: Production of quarterly Trust Newsletters and other publications. Assist with Winter Fuel applications Assist with Trust Grant […]