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Recent releases

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

Tuesday, 01 February 2022 11:04
Members of Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Communities Committee will meet on Thursday 3 February and receive a report on Transport Asset Class Investment as part of their packed agenda. The report will highlight the investment the Council has...
Friday, 28 January 2022 10:14
The Council’s Youth Work Service has restarted for young people aged 12 to 25 in Annandale and Eskdale. The programme offers a wide range of free activities, taking take place every week until Apri. Are you in P7/S1 and live in Canonbie? Why not...
Friday, 28 January 2022 10:08
The Council’s Social Work committee (31 January) will consider the Chief Social Worker Officer's annual report. Every local authority required is to appoint a professionally qualified Chief Social Work Officer (CSWO) as set out in Section 45 of the...
Friday, 28 January 2022 10:01
The Council’s Social Work Services committee [31 January] will consider a report on the process and findings of the Joint Inspection of Adult Support and Protection Services in the Dumfries and Galloway Partnership Area. The committee is...
Friday, 28 January 2022 09:53
Creative cooks have until 4 February to produce the perfect Platinum Pudding, one fit for a Queen. Fortnum and Mason is running a competition as part of celebrations to mark the Platinum Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth. The judging panel includes Dame Mary...
Friday, 21 January 2022 14:23
Wigtown and Newton Stewart Customer Service Centres invite you help make their indoor “garden” bloom!! Young Readers are being celebrated in their very own new Wall of Fame. Children can use the crafts and materials to make posters &...
Friday, 24 December 2021 14:43
As part of the our Council’s work to improve information for the public on winter treatment of the local road network the Council has launched the Track My Gritter facility. This follows on from the recent schools competition to name the...
Thursday, 23 December 2021 19:11
The dedication of Wigtownshire charity stalwarts who have worked tirelessly to support their communities throughout the pandemic has been recognised by the Duchess of Cambridge at a Royal Carol Service. John Brennan and Kirsty Currie, together with their...
Monday, 20 December 2021 14:55
Two major community led regeneration projects in Mid and Upper Nithsdale have moved a step forward this week as the Scottish Government announces which local authorities have been successful with their bids to its...
Thursday, 16 December 2021 17:54
Dumfries and Galloway Council Chief Executive Gavin Stevenson will retire from his post today (Thursday 16 December) after 12 years with the local authority. Mr Stevenson has worked in public service for more than thirty years and joined Dumfries and...
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