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Recent releases

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

Monday, 11 December 2023 10:07
From 22 November to 2 December, young people aged 12–25 have been out in their thousands voting for their next local, regional and national representatives. This is the third term of Dumfries and Galloway’s Regional Youth Council with young...
Friday, 08 December 2023 11:51
This year’s Dumfries and Galloway Council Christmas Card has been designed by Hannah Harvey, who is in primary 7 at Dunscore Primary School. Under the watchful eye of partnership headteacher John Carter, the children of Dunscore and Moniaive...
Wednesday, 06 December 2023 12:12
The old Harbourmaster's office at Stranraer was extensively repaired and extended as part of the Stranraer Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS), and the Gateway to Galloway facility operated by Stranraer Development Trust has become...
Tuesday, 05 December 2023 15:44
What would your Community like to do for your Coastal and Marine Environment? For Nature? For Wellbeing? For Wildlife? For Underwater Marine Life?, for the future? SCAMP (Solway Coast and Marine Project) is offering grants of up to £1000 to...
Monday, 04 December 2023 15:14
Members of Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Communities Committee are receiving a report on Tuesday 5 December, outlining progress on the development of the Regional Parking Strategy. Dumfries and Galloway Council has committed to the development...
Friday, 01 December 2023 17:04
The improvements to the junctions at New Abbey Road, Pleasance Avenue and Park Road, which link the west of Dumfries to the town centre, have become a well-used route for Active Travel– making it easier and safer for everyone to walk, wheel and...
Wednesday, 29 November 2023 08:48
One of our recently retired members of staff has scooped a prestigious national award. Sheelagh Rusby, who has nearly four decades of experience in education and learning roles ranging from home economics teacher to quality improvement officer received...
Monday, 27 November 2023 11:02
People in Dumfries and Galloway are being invited to input into discussions about potential investment in the region’s marine ecosystems, as part of the Solway Coast and Marine Project (SCAMP), an ambitious 15-year project led by Dumfries and...
Friday, 24 November 2023 14:31
On Thursday 23 November, young people, invited guests and organisations from across the region gathered in Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries to take part in the annual DG Youth Awards, which aims to celebrate the achievements and talents of young people from...
Friday, 24 November 2023 13:42
Dumfries and Galloway Council are delighted to hear that our own SNP Councillor Katie Hagmann, who has been the Elected Member for Mid Galloway and Wigtown West since 2017, has won the prestigious Best Councillor in Scotland Award for 2023 at The Herald...
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