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This is Stacey who is an Environmental Health officer for DGC. Stacey's role is to ensure all our favourite local takeaways are in tip top condition and making the very best dishes for us to enjoy.
This is Denise. Denise is the catering manager for Whithorn and Garlieston primary schools.
This is Ruairi, who is a leisure attendant at Dumfries Ice Bowl. Ruairi makes sure the ice pad is in the best condition for recreational activity and competitive sport.
Elected Members on Dumfries and Galloway Council's Finance, Procurement and Transformation (FPT) Committee met today (Tuesday 20 June) to receive a report on the Council's financial performance for the year ended 31 March 2023.
Dumfries & Galloway Council, Dumfries & Galloway Council Pension Fund, Dumfries and Galloway Integration Joint Board and South West of Scotland Transport Partnership and Nithsdale Connected Trust Funds for the year ended 31 march 2023
This is Lydia, who's title is museums officer, collections. Lydia's role centres on the conservation and cleaning of objects ensuring they are preserved in their current condition in Dumfries Museum and in five others across the east of the region.
Elected members gave two Community Asset Transfers (CATs) and the lease of the Loreburn Hall the green light to progress at today's (Tuesday 20 June) meeting of the Finance, Procurement and Transformation Committee.
Dumfries and Galloway Council is to host a unique event on 23 September 2023 to celebrate the young people who are crowned in the many community galas and Riding of the Marches that take place across our region.
Dumfries and Galloway Council's Full Council will convene on Tuesday 27 June and will receive a update on the Children's Services Joint Annual Report as part of its business.
This is Brian. We are not sure Brian needs an introduction, he is so well known - and for good reason.
Meet Gail, the senior harbour assistant for Stranraer Harbour and Marina for Dumfries and Galloway Council.
A social media campaign like none before.
The Community Safety Team along with various other departments, run public engagement days throughout Dumfries & Galloway.
Our Council is delighted to announce the launch of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Design Awards for 2023. This year's awards are for development or building works completed between 1st April 2019 and 31st March 2023.
Dualling the A77/A75 trunk roads linking Scotland and England with Northern Ireland would bring £5bn of "positive benefits" to the UK economy, according to a new report launched today (Thursday 30 March).
At a special meeting of Full Council today (Tuesday 7 March), elected members agreed a new administration with immediate effect.
Following the resignation of the Convener and Leader of the Council, Cllr Stephen Thompson, at Full Council yesterday (Tuesday 28 February), a special meeting of Dumfries and Galloway's Full Council has been called for Tuesday 7 March at 10.30am.
Dumfries and Galloway Council met as a Full Council today (Tuesday 28 February) to agree its budget and set the council tax level for financial year 2023/24.
Dumfries and Galloway Council today (Tuesday 28 February) agreed a five-year plan that sets out the vision and strategic outcomes the Council wants to achieve for the region.
Following a recent procurement exercise, our Council is changing banking providers. This means that all Council bank accounts will transfer from Bank of Scotland to the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).
A series of Community Conversations are set to take place across the region in response to the recent severe flooding that has affected householders and businesses.
At a special meeting of Full Council today (Friday 3 February), a motion was agreed by elected members to change the leadership arrangements of our Administration.
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'.
Page last updated: 30/11/2023