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Last Updated: 29/09/2022 16:18:00

Thursday, 29 September 2022 16:18
On Friday 23rd September, young and adult volunteers who dedicated their time to Youth Beatz 2022 came together for the annual Youth Beatz Volunteer Celebration. The event was held at Easterbrook Hall in Dumfries, as a thank you for the efforts and...
Thursday, 29 September 2022 13:32
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). Elected Members were asked to note and...
Monday, 26 September 2022 11:45
We are delighted to announce that the DG Youth Awards are back for 2022. This year the annual awards evening will once again take place at Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries on Thursday 24th November and will focus on celebrating the amazing achievements of...
Friday, 23 September 2022 16:17
Business Gateway, in association with Dumfries and Galloway Council, are hosting a ‘Digital Difference Day’ Business expo as part of Scottish Business Week. The Digital Difference Day will host a number of keynote speakers including Karen...
Friday, 23 September 2022 12:10
Like the rest of Scotland, Dumfries and Galloway has welcomed Ukrainian Guests via varying schemes as they seek refuge following the outbreak of war in their country. Since the outbreak of war in February it’s estimated that over 2 million people,...
Friday, 23 September 2022 11:36
Dumfries and Galloway Council will host a meeting of Full Council on Thursday 29 September. At this meeting, the Local Child Poverty Action Report (LCPAR) will be discussed by Councillors. This will be the fourth such report prepared by the Council and...
Thursday, 22 September 2022 15:29
Nursery and childcare providers across the region are set to benefit from a new hourly rate for Early Learning and Childcare. At the meeting of Education and Learning committee earlier this week (20 September), Councillors approved an increase in the...
Thursday, 22 September 2022 11:35
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...
Tuesday, 20 September 2022 14:19
The first major exhibition about the graphic novelist and picture book maker Raymond Briggs is on tour across the UK and on display at Kirkcudbright Galleries from until the end of October. “[To be an illustrator] you have to be a mini actor. If...
Tuesday, 13 September 2022 15:07
A special meeting of Full Council took place today (Tuesday 13 September) at Council HQ in Dumfries. Councillors gathered to reflect on the life and arrangements on the recent death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the accession of His Majesty King...
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