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Recent releases

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

Tuesday, 01 March 2022 16:39
Dumfries and Galloways stunning landscapes, coastlines and natural environment are home to an increasing variety of leisure and adventure activities that offer unrivalled experiences for visitors. There is increasing recognition of the value of the...
Tuesday, 01 March 2022 12:37
The Active Schools team in the Stewartry region have secured funding to fund 24 set of curling kits. This amounts to one for every school within the Stewartry plus each learning unit. Hot on the heels of the region’s success of the men’s...
Tuesday, 01 March 2022 11:31
Change is about to happen at Dumfries Museum. Its ground floor Main Hall display is about to get a new look with changed displays thanks to funding secured through Museums Galleries Scotland. Communities Committee Chairman, Cllr Andy Ferguson...
Tuesday, 01 March 2022 11:17
Featuring over 90 colour and black and white images covering a variety of subject matters, this is the club’s first ‘in person’ show since 2019 with both the 2020 and 2021 annuals being hit by lockdown closures. Although they were able...
Tuesday, 01 March 2022 11:07
In late 2021, the Council’s Youth Work Service was awarded with the Silver LGBT Charter Mark from LGBT Youth Scotland. The LGBT Charter Mark allows organisations to undertake training, to review policies, practices and resources to make sure that...
Tuesday, 01 March 2022 10:45
The Oasis Youth Centre’s latest programme is well under way! Open 6 days a week, the programme has something on offer for everyone, with some favourites undergoing a refresh. Sessions are open for young people aged 12 to 17 (unless otherwise...
Friday, 25 February 2022 12:38
Dumfries and Galloway Council wins CoSLA Excellence Award Dumfries and Galloway has won a CoSLA Excellence Award for its work to strengthen community resilience during the Covid pandemic. CoSLA’s Excellence Awards, the annual celebration of...
Wednesday, 23 February 2022 15:33
Dumfries and Galloway Council has agreed its budget and set the associated council tax level for financial year 2022/23. The Council agreed to limit the increase in Council Tax to three per cent. Under the Local Government [Scotland] Act 1973 and the...
Wednesday, 23 February 2022 09:19
An exciting new project, being launched this week, will support small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to stimulate greater activity in the South of Scotland, encouraging more innovation and greater productivity. The successful bid for funding of...
Tuesday, 22 February 2022 11:27
Dumfries and Galloway Council Leader Elaine Murray has hailed the “phenomenal” Olympic success of the Team GB curling teams at the weekend. Speaking at a meeting of Full Council today (Tuesday 22 February), she praised the men’s and...
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