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Recent releases

Last Updated: 30/03/2023 09:30:37

Thursday, 30 March 2023 09:30
---South Ayrshire, Dumfries and Galloway and Mid and East Antrim Councils call for urgent action from Government to improve “these vital conduits for communities and commerce”--- Dualling the A77/A75 trunk roads linking Scotland and England...
Tuesday, 28 March 2023 10:42
Dumfries and Galloway Council has a duty to be shrewd with its finances and to invest, manage and spend public money in the most prudent way possible. The Local Government in Scotland Act 2003 and supporting regulations require the Council to ‘have...
Tuesday, 28 March 2023 10:36
The Poverty and Inequalities Partnership comprises of a number of organisations, including third sector, public sector and individuals with lived experience of poverty. The group have been working tirelessly to tackle poverty and inequalities in D&G...
Wednesday, 22 March 2023 14:19
The Coronation of His Majesty, King Charles III and his wife Camilla, Her Majesty, The Queen Consort, as King and Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms will take place on Saturday 6 May, at Westminster Abbey. This historic...
Wednesday, 22 March 2023 13:56
The call has gone to find Dumfries and Galloway’s Coronation Champions. To mark the forthcoming royal event, the Coronation Champions’ Awards aims to celebrate and recognise volunteers who have made an exceptional difference in their...
Wednesday, 22 March 2023 10:20
Through our work with our stakeholders with Department of Work & Pensions (DWP) and the Job Centre, Dumfries and Galloway Council were able to run the ‘Me 2 U’ Project within schools in Upper Nithsdale over the last few months. Sanquhar...
Tuesday, 21 March 2023 15:52
Over 30 volunteer walk leaders from the Dumfries & Galloway Walking Project gathered for their 2nd annual celebration on Thursday at Easterbrook Hall. The organisers, Dumfries & Galloway Council’s Active Communities team, recognised the...
Tuesday, 21 March 2023 11:42
Dumfries and Galloway Council has announced the launch of the Summer of Cycling Events Fund. The Fund, that has up to £20,000 to distribute to cycling events projects that take place between Saturday 13 May and Sunday 3 September, aims to make...
Wednesday, 15 March 2023 12:29
A MAJOR push has been launched to encourage older adults to stay active and independent – linked to the one year anniversary of the region’s DG Doing More physical activity campaign and website. The website serves as a one-stop point of...
Wednesday, 15 March 2023 09:14
Conservation Area Regeneration Schemes (CARS) increases awareness, understanding and appreciation of a town’s rich history and heritage. The schemes enhance opportunities for people across communities to learn, access and participate in the unique...
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