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Recent releases

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

Monday, 26 February 2024 16:31
‘A touring exhibition in partnership with Gracefield Arts Centre’ Exhibition Dates: 10 February – 2 June 2024 Andy Goldsworthy OBE (b.1956) is based near Thornhill and is an internationally renowned sculptor and photographer, best...
Wednesday, 21 February 2024 14:28
Dumfries and Galloway Council held the fourth annual joint meeting with Dumfries and Galloway’s Youth Council on Wednesday 7February. The meeting brought together elected members, youth councillors and members of the Scottish Youth Parliament from...
Monday, 19 February 2024 15:42
Are you worried that an adult could be at risk of harm? Throughout Dumfries and Galloway, there are some adults who are more at risk from harm, due to illness, trauma and physical or mental health conditions. Tuesday 20 February is Adult Support and...
Friday, 09 February 2024 13:45
In September 2023 the UK Government launched its ‘Long-Term Plan for Towns’, supporting 55 UK towns including seven in Scotland as part of the Levelling-Up programme. Dumfries has been selected and will receive £20 million in...
Friday, 09 February 2024 09:59
Dumfries and Galloway Public Protection Partnershipis delighted to announce the fourth annual Dumfries and Galloway Public Protection Week, taking place from 12 to 16 February. Public Protection Week will be followed by Adult Support & Protection Day...
Friday, 09 February 2024 09:22
Elected Members have agreed a £3.35M investment that will cut energy usage across Dumfries and Galloway Council’s non-school and school estate – and save more than £0.5M a year. Following the investment and associated work, the...
Monday, 05 February 2024 10:06
Dumfries Museum has installed a new display of paintings by Anne McEntegart (1905–1984). A selection of Anne’s oil paintings of local scenes is now on display alongside a panel about her life and works. Anne McEntegart’s association...
Thursday, 01 February 2024 14:45
Dumfries and Galloway Council is pleased to announce its application to become a Silver Member of the Zero Hours Justice Campaign, which aims to end the practice of zero-hours contracts across UK industries and foster a positive workplace culture. The...
Wednesday, 31 January 2024 10:43
Members of the Council’s Economy and Resources Committee (E&R) received an update on the 30th January on the Council’s progress of delivery on the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPG). These updates are timed to coincide with the six-monthly...
Wednesday, 31 January 2024 10:38
The Scottish Government has invited nominations for areas to be designated as a new national park from communities and community groups. Members of the Council’s Economy and Resources Committee (30 Jan) have agreed to support in principle, the...
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