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

Monday, 21 March 2022 15:02
The Royal British Legion Scotland (Legion Scotland) will be granted the Freedom of Dumfries and Galloway on Saturday 26 March 2022. Representatives of Legion Scotland branches will parade at the Crichton Estate in the presence of Lord Lieutenants, the...
Friday, 18 March 2022 14:43
Following the announcements yesterday (17.3.22) from P&O Ferries on its UK-wide operations and the dismissal of over 800 of its staff including, we understand, some based at the Cairnryan-to-Larne crossing in our region, Dumfries and Galloway Council...
Thursday, 17 March 2022 14:21
Young people across Annandale and Eskdale have enjoyed various groups in their areas from Drop ins to targeted groups such as lads’ and transition groups. Throughout this term, young people have been asked what they would like to see during the...
Thursday, 17 March 2022 14:06
A new challenge is coming to Langholm this April through a partnership between Dumfries and Galloway Council Active Schools, Dumfries and Galloway Council Youth Work Service and Police Scotland. Alphabet Street is a fun experience for the local...
Friday, 11 March 2022 10:24
After a 3 year pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Youth Beatz is back for 2022, and it is bigger and better than ever! The festival will once again take place at Park Farm, Dumfries on the weekend of Saturday the 25th and Sunday the 26th of June and...
Wednesday, 09 March 2022 14:37
53,000 households have been identified as eligible for the additional support for low-income households as announced in the 2022-23 Scottish Budget. £150 has been credited to each identified households 2022/23 Council Tax account, making the total...
Thursday, 03 March 2022 16:03
Following the successful rollout of the new household waste and recycling service to over 75,000 properties across the region, Dumfries and Galloway Council is now introducing a similar scheme for schools. A pilot study at Calside and Georgetown Primary...
Wednesday, 02 March 2022 10:34
The regeneration of town centres continues to be a priority for our Council, with the Council Plan 2017-22 committing to invest £1million a year in the Town Centre Living Fund (TCLF). Members of Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Economy and...
Wednesday, 02 March 2022 10:32
SCHEME OF ASSISTANCE Delivery of Care and Repair, Small Repairs and Home Support, Food Train At Home and Dementia Friendly Design services come under Dumfries and Galloway Council’s ‘Scheme of Assistance’ which provides support to...
Wednesday, 02 March 2022 10:29
Dynamically Different Dumfries is a 10-year vision and action plan for Dumfries Town Centre. It is the culmination of a new approach to community led regeneration with the community working with the Council, its partners, and Elected Members. There has...
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