Jobs in Annandale and Eskdale

You have got to love any place that reopens a distillery. In Annadale the distillery was brought back to life in 2014 after 90 years; it had been originally opened in 1830.

You have to wonder at how two relatively small river valleys manage to contain so many riches.

First of all there is the agricultural land; from Moffat which made its fortune in the wool trade, hence its famous ram statue, down to Locherbie and its massive dairy industry.

From their headlands right down to the Solway Firth, this is a globally important landscape; the rivers flow through countryside rich in wildlife that brings tourists all year round.

The Annadale Way is another big tourism draw, from Annadale Head in the hills north of Moffat to the mouth of the river in the Solway Firth. Then there is the Southern Upland Way and the Grey Mare’s Tail waterfall.

Moffat has been used to having tourists from right back from the 17th century when the healing properties of its sulphurous well were recognised.  This helped to lay down the foundations of tourism which the town and around enjoys to this day. That is before you consider Gretna and Gretna Green with their international reputation for things matrimonial.

And how does a village as small as Ecclefechan manage to get a tart and a whisky named after it – and inspire a song by Burns!

Then you get to Langholm where its first Freeman and Honorary Burgess was none other than Neil Armstrong, first man to walk on the moon, the town being the cradle of Clan Armstrong. 

The history of Lochmaben makes Games of Thrones look understated – practically everyone from the Romans onwards has garrisoned the place or pitched up here for a battle. With such fertile land and history you can see why more and more people are drawn to living here, with a significant number willing to make a longer commute down to Carlisle or even the south-side of Glasgow to give their families such an incredible quality of life.

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Added by Alpha Solway Ltd
Dependent upon experience, Annan

Alpha Solway Ltd Alpha Solway Ltd, a leading manufacturer of Above-The-Neck Personal Protective Equipment and Protective Clothing, currently has the vacancy within their Sales Team. … Read more

Added by Lionbridge Technologies
Home Working

We are looking for Scottish Gaelic speakers to participate in our language research projects! The tasks can be done from the comfort of your own home, all you need is an Android device or any computer that can use Chrome browser. The compensation for the first task is 25 USD and the task duration is approximately 30 minutes. … Read more

Added by Kates Kitchen
Annan

16 hours per week at £10 per hour Monday – Friday with a degree of flexibility … Read more

Added by ScotRail
From £47,180 per annum, Scotland

ScotRail QUALIFIED MAINLINE TRAIN DRIVERS SCOTLAND There's never been a more exciting time to join the railway. We're going through the biggest upgrade to our network since the Victorian Times, while running over 2,300 services every … Read more

Added by NHS Grampian
From £17,140.50 per annum, DG10 9 LS

NHS Grampian Dee View Court, Aberdeen AB12 5JY--- Due to an expansion of our services which will see our beds increase to 44 beds, we have really exciting opportunities for experienced Care Assistants to join our busy … Read more