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Recent releases

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

Thursday, 02 December 2021 18:04
The Council’s Social Work committee (2 December) considered a report on the Independent Care Review, the output reports contained in The Promise, and what this means for corporate parenting. Committee members agreed to note: The findings of...
Thursday, 02 December 2021 16:24
Pupils at Lockerbie Academy celebrated St. Andrews Day this year by showing off their preparation and cooking skills using some locally produced Lamb. The Hospitality students put their culinary skills to the test and created dishes including Lamb Naan...
Thursday, 02 December 2021 15:59
Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Communities Committee will meet on Tuesday 7 December for the final time in 2021 and will be asked to agree to Youth Beatz 2022 taking place in June. The free music event, aimed at children and young people has been...
Thursday, 02 December 2021 10:50
The Council’s Social Work committee (2 December) will consider a report outlining the early and effective intervention in family support work. Committee members will be asked to note: the progress and achievements of the Family Support Service...
Tuesday, 30 November 2021 09:58
On 27 June 2019 Dumfries and Galloway Council declared a Climate Emergency and set out the Council’s ambitions under a 12 point plan, with the aim of achieving a net zero carbon status by 2025. The Declaration highlights the importance of Climate...
Thursday, 25 November 2021 11:27
Dumfries and Galloway Council provided £25,000 match funding to five local community groups so they could apply for funding to the Scotland Loves Local Fund, who are investing £42,000 in Dumfries and Galloway. Projects stretch across our...
Monday, 22 November 2021 13:31
The Council's Youth Awards are back for 2021. This year, the Dumfries and Galloway Youth Awards at Easterbrook Hall will be held with a smaller audience but a new hybrid style event will enable others to join the celebrations remotely by live stream. The...
Monday, 22 November 2021 13:24
Young people recently enjoyed a storytelling and arts workshop at Dumfries Museum. The event was part of Children in Scotland’s Living Museums project and the exhibition Times Change: Youth Work Through History part seeks to change perceptions of...
Monday, 22 November 2021 13:15
Archie Sutter-Watt Collection Bequest Gallery 1 to Friday 24 December Archie Sutter Watt (1915-2005) was one of Dumfries and Galloway’s best loved artists. Following his death, friends and relatives set up a trust in his name to raise funds to...
Monday, 22 November 2021 13:05
More than 25 artists are showing a selection of framed and unframed original prints using etching, linocut, screenprint, collagraph and other printmaking techniques in a special Christmas exhibition at Gracefield Gallery 2 in Dumfries. Artwork can be...
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