Making a Difference


Well, it’s the end of another hectic week for us at Visit Dunfermline. We are just a very small organisation so running our social media and all that we do is very demanding on our time. However, I absolutely love what I do and it doesn’t always take many people to effect change within a community. 

A prime example of this is the Dunfermline Children’s Gala Committee. I had a lovely conversation with Niall Walker who is one of the new committee who have risen from the ashes to take over the running of the Gala, which is thankfully returning this year after a few years absence.

I was really impressed by Niall’s enthusiasm and drive. Despite having a high pressure day job him and his 7 colleagues have stepped into the void to give up their precious time to give the kids of Dunfermline their special day. He said that he was in awe of the previous committee who were only 3 strong in number. That really backs up my original point that it really doesn’t need huge teams of people to do great stuff.

From my experience over that last year or so there are many like-minded individuals working either, within an organisation, or on their own, who are willing to put time and effort into making Dunfermline a better place to live and work.

Talking of making a difference, it would be remiss of me not to mention Dunfermline Athletic this week. 

We Pars fans have been on cloud nine all week after our 2-0 win in a highly charged match with our great rivals Falkirk on Tuesday. Their victory meant that The Pars have now opened up an 8 point gap at the top of the league. Not taking anything for granted but it looks like a return to the Championship is imminent. 

Have a great weekend folks. 



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