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

Wednesday, 08 June 2022 16:09
A household is defined to be in fuel poverty if more than 10% of its net income (after housing costs) is required to heat the home and pay for other fuel costs, with not enough money left for a decent standard of living. If more than 20% of net income is...
Tuesday, 31 May 2022 15:45
Dalbeattie Primary is delighted to have been selected as one of the 200 schools, from throughout the Commonwealth, whose art work will be featured on silk flags, which will be on show during the pageant for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee along The...
Tuesday, 24 May 2022 17:19
Dumfries and Galloway Council [24.05.2022] has agreed to a new Administration between SNP, Labour and the Independent Group, with Councillor Stephen Thompson as Convenor of The Council, and Co-Leader alongside Councillor Linda Dorward who is also Depute...
Wednesday, 18 May 2022 16:40
Our Council already knew the great achievements of our Facilities Team, but we are very proud to announce that the team was recognised on the national stage by winning the highly acclaimed award of “Outstanding Contribution to Cleaning” at...
Tuesday, 10 May 2022 14:51
Dumfries and Galloway Council is delighted to announce that £135,000 of funding will be available for local Third Sector Organisations and Childcare Providers in Dumfries and Galloway to give Children and Young people a Summer to remember!...
Friday, 29 April 2022 12:47
Youth Beatz Festival is back! This event for young people in Dumfries & Galloway will return to Park Farm Showfield in Dumfries on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th June. The success of the festival, now in its 12th year, is a credit to those who have...
Wednesday, 06 April 2022 15:40
Following an extensive recruitment process, Dumfries and Galloway Council has appointed Dawn Roberts as its new Chief Executive. Dawn Roberts has extensive local government leadership experience having worked in local government for over 25 years. She...
Wednesday, 06 April 2022 11:43
Saturday the 2 April saw the opening day of Threads of Hope at Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries. It’s the hotly anticipated textiles exhibition presented every three years by guild members of the Dumfries and Galloway Guild of Spinners Weavers...
Monday, 28 March 2022 10:52
In the year United States swimmer Mark Spitz becomes the first athlete to win 7 Olympic Gold medals, history was being made in the Stewartry as Castle Douglas swimming pool first opened its doors. Built in the Territorial Army Drill Hall at a cost of...
Monday, 21 March 2022 15:13
One of the great strengths of Dumfries is its strong community spirit and civic pride. This has been demonstrated through major community led Heritage Regeneration Projects such as the renovation of Moat Brae House and Garden, cited as being the...
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