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Recent releases

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

Wednesday, 31 January 2024 09:45
Dumfries and Galloway Council’s three-year funding gap has risen to £30M due to the Local Government Finance Settlement, plus inflationary and service cost pressures. The Council’s Finance, Procurement and Transformation Committee will...
Friday, 26 January 2024 10:11
Kerbside collections to recycle household batteriesare to be introduced for people across Dumfries and Galloway. At its meeting on 6 February, members of Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Communities Committee will consider a report that includes...
Friday, 19 January 2024 11:39
Heritage Service volunteer, Jennifer Roberts, has been indexing a collection of miscellaneous archives dated 1790–1799. Jennifer noticed that there was mention of Mr John Lewars, an excise man in Dumfries in 1792, in a statement relating to an...
Friday, 22 December 2023 13:08
The Brow Well Bridge is once again open to traffic following the completion of the replacement bridge in November. The bridge, which is situated near Ruthwell close to the site of Brow Well – a landmark of reputed healing powers and associated with...
Tuesday, 19 December 2023 11:30
The Great Britain Men’s Under 20s Ice Hockey team came within minutes of winning the International Ice Hockey Federation’s Gold Medal at the Group II Division A World Championship, held at the Ice Bowl last week. Big crowds flocked to the Ice...
Tuesday, 19 December 2023 10:07
Dumfries and Galloway Council's Poverty and Inequalities Team ran seven Free Warm Winter Clothes Events throughout November and December, bringing in over 300 people and giving away over 1200 items of warm winter clothes. A number of partner...
Friday, 15 December 2023 16:05
Following a comprehensive recruitment process, Dumfries and Galloway Council has appointed Stephen Morgan as its new Service Director Social Work Services (Chief Social Work Officer). Stephen Morgan has extensive local government leadership- and...
Thursday, 14 December 2023 14:39
The Ryan Centre Pool will reopen on Saturday 16 December after extensive capital works to the plant areas and changing village. To allow the upgrading works, all pool activities moved temporarily to Stranraer Academy at the start of May. The plant...
Tuesday, 12 December 2023 15:57
Dumfries and Galloway Council will receive the Dumfries and Galloway Council Armed Forces Champion Annual Report at its meeting on 14 December. The report provides elected members with an overview of the activities undertaken by the Council’s Armed...
Monday, 11 December 2023 15:58
World Championship Ice Hockey takes place throughout this week, 11–17 December, at the Ice Bowl in Dumfries. The Great Britain Men’s Under 20s will play their World Championship Division II Group A fixtures at the venue, against tournament...
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