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Keep up to date with the latest news from Dumfries and Galloway Council.

  • Anti-poverty funding agreed

    Over £350,000 has been allocated to fund anti-poverty projects as part of this year's council budget. The funding is designed to assist people currently experiencing poverty but also to help communities and individuals from falling into poverty.

  • Notice of Election

    The next local government elections take place on Thursday 4 May 2017.

  • Apprentices reach national final

    Dumfries and Galloway Council was well represented at the Annual Scottish Apprentice of the year finals at Dunblane recently.

  • Annual council tax notices

    You should receive your annual council tax notice during March. You can pay your bill by Direct Debit, online, by telephone or in person.

  • Big Spring Clean for Dumfries

    Dumfries is set to take part in a national British Spring Clean thanks to the good work of volunteers, The People's Project and Dumfries and Galloway Council.

  • Celebration of British Wildlife

    An exhibition at Gracefield Arts Centre will display works from the British Wildlife Photography Awards (BWPA).

  • Tour of Britain impact revealed

    An official report has concluded that the Tour of Britain stage finish in Castle Douglas created an economic impact of nearly £250,000 for the regional economy.

  • Arts funding announced

    Seven projects are set to share just over £50,000 from the first round of the 2017/18 Regional Arts Fund. Competition was strong with applications for over £80,000 being made to the fund.

Page last updated: 14/03/17