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Dumfries and Galloway Council's Property/Buildings (Other) Asset Class Programme is currently forecast to spend £4.100 Million of the revised allocation of £4.536 Million. Projects are reported to the Council's Economy and Resources Committee (E&R) on an individual basis and by geographical location.
Our Council is delighted with the announcement that we have successfully bid to round two of the UK Government's Levelling Up Fund (LUF). We have received notification that Dumfries and Galloway Council has been awarded £17,698,660 for our Dumfries and Galloway Constituency bid for 'Reactivating Galloway'.
Dumfries and Galloway Council has set up a dedicated one-stop-shop webpage for householders and businesses affected by the severe flooding that took place across Dumfries and Galloway in late December 2022.
Our Council Plan sets out the vision and approach we take to ensure our services and activities deliver our ambitions from 2023 to 2028.
Well-known caterer and community stalwart, Sally Hair, has been appointed a Deputy Lieutenant for Wigtownshire.
On Thursday 28November, hundreds of young people, invited guests and organisations from across the region gathered in Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries to take part in the annual DG Youth Awards, which aims to celebrate the achievements and talents of young people from across Dumfries and Galloway.
We deliver local services to around 148,000 people living in the rural and urban areas of the region and our Council Plan sets out the vision and approach we're taking to ensure our services and activities deliver our ambitions over the next few years.
Dumfries and Galloway Social Worker Suzy Rook is the social worker of the year! Suzy was awarded the accolade last night at an awards ceremony in Glasgow.
Dumfries and Galloway Council's Finance, Procurement and Transformation Committee met today (Tuesday 8 November) and agreed an £800,000 allocation for key projects and programmes in the Council's Roads and Infrastructure Service.
A new website has been launched today (Tuesday November 22) to help Dumfries and Galloway residents with cost-of-living increases.
Dumfries and Galloway Council are disappointed to have received news that Alpha Solway is consolidating its operations in Scotland and continuing with the formal consultation period on redundancies.
Dumfries and Galloway Council - in conjunction with the region-wide Dumfries & Galloway Poverty and Inequalities Partnership - is once again supporting Challenge Poverty Week 2022, the annual Scotland-wide awareness-raising week led by Poverty Alliance Scotland.
A report on the development of Dumfries and Galloway Council's Medium Term Financial Strategy and budget process was discussed by Councillors at a meeting of Full Council today (Thursday 29 September).
In an open letter to people living and working in Dumfries and Galloway, Council Convener Cllr Stephen Thompson and Deputy Convener Cllr Linda Dorward today paid tribute to the "warmth and kindness" the region's residents have shown in marking the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II.
A special meeting of Full Council took place today (Tuesday 13 September) at Council HQ in Dumfries.
A special meeting of Full Council has been called for Tuesday 13 September, at 10.30am, as Elected Members come together to reflect on the life and arrangements on the recent death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the accession of His Majesty King Charles III.
It has been announced by Buckingham Palace that Her Majesty The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon.
Members of Dumfries and Galloway Council's Finance, Procurement and Transformation (FPT) Committee will meet on Tuesday 13 September and receive a report on the impact of inflation on Council budgets this financial year.
An announcement of a consultation to close operations at their Newton Stewart site has been made by the owners of Rowan Glen, Dale Farm Ltd. We understand this follows a review of its business and has resulted in proposals, emerging today, which would see the possible closure of their plants at Newton Stewart and Kendal.
BIN STRIKE ACTION SUSPENDED: The proposed bin strike that was due to start on Tuesday 6 September through to Wednesday 14 September has been suspended by Unite. For residents of Dumfries and Galloway, this means kerbside waste collections will go ahead as usual.
Page last updated: 25/01/2023
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