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Recent releases

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

Friday, 18 February 2022 14:25
Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Communities Committee recently agreed to invest a Scottish Crown Estate Marine Asset allocation of over £635k to a range of projects to improve 34 coastal areas and be welcoming for visitors. Initiatives...
Monday, 14 February 2022 16:27
Children and young people in Dumfries and Galloway are being invited to have their say that will influence how local services for children and families should be delivered in the future. Pupils in Primary 5 to S6 will be given the opportunity over the...
Monday, 14 February 2022 13:48
In order to make a positive difference to those experiencing poverty, Dumfries and Galloway Volunteers have formed a Tackling Poverty Reference Group which includes, and is driven by, a group of volunteers with direct experience of living in poverty. The...
Tuesday, 08 February 2022 11:00
Research shows that 250k motorhomes were in use in the UK in 2020 and 15k were registered in last year (Sep 20 – Aug 21) which is a 36% increase in new registrations year on year. There has been a staycation boom and there is anecdotal feedback...
Monday, 07 February 2022 13:53
Increasing walking and cycling is a priority for Dumfries and Galloway Council, and we want to strive for better places and infrastructure along with healthy lifestyles in Dumfries and Galloway. That is why we’re refreshing our Active Travel...
Friday, 04 February 2022 14:40
Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Economic Development Capital Programme sets out our plan for investing in economic infrastructure within our region over three years from 2021/22 to 2023/24. Members of the Council’s Economy and Resources...
Tuesday, 01 February 2022 16:42
A SHIP sets out a Local Authority’s strategic investment objectives for housing over a 5 year period. It reinforces the Council’s role as the strategic housing authority, informs Scottish Government investment decisions, and is the basis for...
Tuesday, 01 February 2022 13:24
The Council’s Education and Learning committee (1 February) will consider an update on the progress of Dumfries Learning Town (DLT) phase 2. The committee will be asked to note: the information contained in the report and the indicative...
Tuesday, 01 February 2022 13:18
The Council’s Education and Learning Committee (1 February) will consider a report giving an update on the progress of the current phase of the virtual desktop technology project. The committee will be asked to note ·no further progress...
Tuesday, 01 February 2022 11:09
Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Communities Committee meets on Thursday 3 February and will receive a report on the memorial/headstone safety project. Our Council is responsible for keeping our 215 cemeteries safe. Following the tragic death of a...
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