Meet the Team

Our staff                                         

Lynsey Hogg is our General Retail Manager. Lynsey has many years of retail experience, most recently in managing a Dobbies Food Hall near Edinburgh.  Sbe is responsible for the operation of t he shop and the self-catering accommodation. She grew up in the local area.

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Sam Rushton is our Community Engagement Worker. Sam has spent much of her career supporting children and their families, as well as a flourishing Zumba dance business. Sam is responsible for facilitating the social and economic well-being of New Galloway and Kells. She welcomes suggestions for developing her programme of projects and activities and can be contacted via the Community Shop, 01644 420 620 or

Sam headshot