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Last Updated: 09/08/2022 09:36:17

Tuesday, 09 August 2022 09:36
For the first time since 2019, young people from across Dumfries and Galloway were able to sit SQA exams in April and May in conditions that were more similar to pre-pandemic approaches than in 2020 and 2021. In the 2022 exam diet, young people sat...
Wednesday, 13 July 2022 14:29
SUMMER ACTIVITIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE ACROSS D&G Young people in Dumfries & Galloway will have the chance to take part in a wide range of free activities over the Summer Holidays taking place in local communities across our region. Activities are...
Friday, 08 July 2022 11:41
The Electoral Registration Officer is required by law to carry out a household canvass each year to find out who is eligible to vote at every address in Dumfries and Galloway. This year the canvass starts the week of 11 July 2022, when the Electoral...
Friday, 08 July 2022 11:13
Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Youth Work Service has announced the return of the Amazing Summer Camps for 2022! Last year, scores of teenagers from across Dumfries and Galloway took part in the action-packed camps held near Beattock. With...
Friday, 08 July 2022 10:56
Two new linked exhibitions open in July at Gracefield in Dumfries, in Gallery 1 it’s the Dumfries & Galloway Fine Arts Society Annual Exhibition. Originally set up in 1922, Dumfries & Galloway’s largest practising art group presents a...
Monday, 04 July 2022 17:09
Speaking about the possible cessation of the 101/102 service from Dumfries to Edinburgh, Co-Leaders of Dumfries and Galloway Council, Cllr Stephen Thomson and Cllr Linda Dorward issued the following statement: “We understand that there are...
Wednesday, 29 June 2022 17:07
As the school year draws to a close, the new Chair and Vice Chair of the Education and Learning committee, sent the following message in relation to our schools: Chair of the committee, Richard Brodie, said “As the school holiday approaches, I...
Friday, 24 June 2022 15:50
A celebration acknowledging the vital work of our foster carers do for young people in our region was held earlier this week. Foster carers from across Dumfries and Galloway came together for the first time as a whole group following the pandemic. The...
Thursday, 23 June 2022 10:55
At the meeting of Full Council (28 June) Elected Members will receive a report on round two of the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund. Members will be asked to approve the submission of three bids for capital investment in local infrastructure and...
Tuesday, 21 June 2022 17:08
Members of the Council’s Finance, Procurement and Transformation (FPT) committee has today (21 June) received a report on the financial progress of the capital programme for the current financial year. Key recommendations are: Note the overall...
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