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Last Updated: 16/07/2024 14:25:48

Tuesday, 21 May 2024 15:31
The Toon is a hard hitting interactive, issue-based drama production taking a look into some of the real-life issues faced by today’s young people. Delivered by young people, The Toon gives other young people information and advice when dealing...
Tuesday, 21 May 2024 10:47
Dumfries and Galloway Council has commissioned a feasibility study into options for a replacement footbridge(s) on the River Annan. This study is required following the removal of the two previous structures, the Cuthbertson Memorial Footbridge, and the...
Monday, 20 May 2024 14:20
Ground Investigation works on the Whitesands in Dumfries will begin mid-June. These will examine the ground conditions at various points along the proposed alignment of the Whitesands Project (Flood Protection and Public Realm Improvements Scheme). This...
Monday, 13 May 2024 16:28
Legion Scotland, Scotland’s largest Armed Forces membership charity, is to make history as it hosts their Annual Conference at The Bridge in Dumfries. For the first time in 20 years, the conference will be held outside of Perth, where members have...
Friday, 10 May 2024 15:48
Landmark exhibition Crafted Selves tours to Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries in May, exploring dual identity in contemporary art and craft. Curated by Cat Dunn and programmed by Fife Contemporary, Crafted Selves: The Unfinished Conversation showcases...
Thursday, 09 May 2024 10:37
Youth Beatz Festival is once again back for 2024, and this year promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Youth Beatz takes place over a 9-day period, with the Youth Beatz Fringe taking place across every Ward area of Dumfries and Galloway, and...
Wednesday, 24 April 2024 14:31
Dumfries and Galloway Council in partnership with DG Unlimited has made grant awards totalling £50,000 from the Dumfries and Galloway Regional Arts Fund 2024/25. Thirteen local groups across the region are benefiting from the fund this year, which...
Monday, 22 April 2024 10:52
Learners across our secondary schools will begin their exams next week as the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) exam diet begins today (Monday 22 April.) Young people from S3 to S6 will sit examinations in a variety of subjects across the next few...
Friday, 19 April 2024 14:53
An exhibition celebrating the art of William Hanna Clarke (1882–1924) and his great niece Alison Kinnaird MBE, internationally renowned glass artist. William Hanna Clarke was a graduate of the Glasgow School of Art, a stalwart of the Kirkcudbright...
Tuesday, 16 April 2024 10:42
The Southern Upland Way, Scotland’s Coast to Coast path, was officially opened on 27 April 1984. Since then, thousands of people have walked, or more recently cycled, the 214 miles from Portpatrick on the west coast of the Rhinns of Galloway to...
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