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Recent releases

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

Wednesday, 15 December 2021 12:59
Young people and youth organisations in Dumfries and Galloway enjoyed the region’s annual youth awards ceremony, held online and at Easterbrook Hall on Thursday. A much reduced audience attended Easterbrook Hall and around 1,000 joined the event...
Tuesday, 14 December 2021 09:20
Attainment data for our schools shows how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted on the progress and achievements of young people across D&G as well as nationally. This assessment picture, based on teacher judgements in relation to where they would...
Tuesday, 07 December 2021 14:42
Dumfries and Galloway Council has announced a £275,000 financial boost for festivals and events in the region, and that two events funding programmes for 2022 will open for applications. The Council has extended to March 2023 the current Major...
Tuesday, 07 December 2021 10:10
Schools’ attainment data presents the headlines of how the Covid 19 pandemic has impacted on the progress and achievements of young people across D&G and nationally. This assessment picture, based on teacher judgements of where they would...
Monday, 06 December 2021 12:09
The Council has launched a website for the Annandale Way, making it easier than ever to find all the information needed to enjoy this long-distance trail. The Annandale Way follows the course of the River Annan, from its source in the dramatic...
Monday, 06 December 2021 12:02
P6 and P7 pupils at Park Primary School in Stranraer recently completed the Active Schools primary leadership programme and took on their responsibilities as Play Leaders by organising an activity afternoon for the younger pupils in their school. The...
Monday, 06 December 2021 11:52
The Scottish Youth Parliament and Dumfries and Galloway Youth Council Elections concluded with a results event livestreamed from the Oasis Youth Centre. The Youth Council comprises 35 young people: 4 Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament (MSYPs) ...
Monday, 06 December 2021 11:40
The results of the Dumfries and Galloway War Memorial Competition have been announced. A total of 14 entries across 4 categories were received, judged by councillors and a Legion Scotland representative. This is the 100th anniversary of The Royal British...
Monday, 06 December 2021 11:31
The finalists for the Dumfries and Galloway Youth Awards, sponsored by the Crichton Trust, have been announced. The winners will be revealed on 9 December at the awards ceremony at Easterbrook Hall in Dumfries. Scores of worthy nominations were received...
Friday, 03 December 2021 12:19
Dumfries and Galloway Council, NHS Dumfries and Galloway and local partners continue to be committed to and united in determination to improve the lives of children and families living in or at risk of poverty. Although work throughout 2020-21 was...
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