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Dumfries and Galloway Council Chief Executive Gavin Stevenson will retire from his post today (Thursday 16 December) after 12 years with the local authority.
Following the extreme weather over the past few days Officers from Dumfries and Galloway Council have held a briefing with Members of Ward 10 (Annandale South) to discuss the impact of the flooding from the River Annan.
The ports of Cairnryan are of significant strategic importance to both Scotland and Great Britain as the largest roll on roll off freight volume in Scotland and the 6th largest in the United Kingdom. The Irish Trade Corridor and the proximity to the EU Customs zone are the ports unique selling point.
Here's a virtual service to bring our Armed Forces Week celebrations to an end. Thank you to all our forces personnel for their dedication, hard work and efforts. Then. Now. In the future.
The Scottish Parliamentary Election took place on Thursday 6 May 2021.
Wednesday 28 April is International Workers' Memorial Day. Dumfries and Galloway Council's senior politicians marked the day by expressing their condolences to friends and families who have lost loved ones as a result of losing their lives in the line of duty. In a joint statement, Council Leader Elaine Murray and Depute Leader, Rob Davidson said:
I have been made aware that a very small number of postal vote packs issued for the Scottish Parliament 2021 election, did not include the text "My date of birth is" on the postal vote statement.
Dumfries and Galloway Council is launching a Property Improvement Grant Scheme for proprietors and occupants of commercial properties in Annan town centre and other neighbourhood centres in the DG12 post code area.
Parts of Dumfries town centre will fall under temporary 20mph speed limit from Friday 12 March. Dumfries and Galloway Council are responding to public feedback by putting in place a temporary 20mph speed limit in Dumfries town centre through working with Sustrans and their spaces for people project.
Dumfries and Galloway Council is asking all our region's businesses, citizens and interested parties to play their part in helping to shape the future economy of the region.
Joint statement from Dumfries and Galloway Council and NHS Dumfries and Galloway (8 December 2020).
"Our thoughts are first and foremost with those Debenhams employees who have lost their jobs, and how we can support them at this very difficult time. Debenhams' head office has been contacted to understand more detail around the closure and how best we can work with them to help staff", said Rob Davidson, Chairman of Economy and Resources committee.
The Council is undertaking a review of the roads service to help us improve the service we deliver within our communities. As part of that we are very keen to hear your views and thoughts about the service we deliver.
Dumfries and Galloway Council's local area committees have a £312k fund available to support key civic and community initiatives.
Updates on the Council's response to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.
It has been announced by Buckingham Palace that HRH The Duke of Edinburgh died peacefully at Windsor Castle this morning. The death of Prince Philip has been met with great sadness across our region.
Following yesterday's reports regarding Browns Food Group announcement of a consultation with employees, Chair of Dumfries and Galloway Council's Economy and Resources Committee, Rob Davidson, and Vice Chair Archie Dryburgh, have released the following statement:
Page last updated: 22/12/2021
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