Press releases

We publish all of our recent press releases online so you can keep up to date.

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Recent releases

Last Updated: 17/05/2019 10:16:07

Friday, 17 May 2019 10:16
Kirkcudbright Galleries is shining the spotlight on local artists in the town with their latest Exhibition Kirkcudbright: Modern Makers. Kirkcudbright: Modern Makers is a celebration of creative people who currently live or work in Kirkcudbright....
Friday, 17 May 2019 09:48
The first Stroll in the Park in Dumfries and Galloway took place on Tuesday 14 May at the glorious Crichton Gardens in Dumfries. The walks are aimed at anyone who is living with or recovering from a long-term condition. These low-level walks are ideal...
Friday, 17 May 2019 09:29
Dumfries-based artist Tom Lindsay presents a major exhibition on home ground this month at Gracefield Art Centre. Known to many from his years as an art teacher in the region, he has always created his own work and continued to develop his ideas and...
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 10:55
Children from primary schools across Annandale and Eskdale gathered at the Everholm Running Track in Annan on Thursday 9 May for the Annandale and Eskdale Primary Schools Sprint Relay Finals. The event, which is for Primary 4 to 7 pupils from...
Friday, 10 May 2019 15:50
The Scottish Rally, Scotland’s oldest rally, returns to Dumfries and Gallowayon Saturday 18 May. The 74th edition of the event will once again be based in and around Moffat and the forests of Ae and Eskdalemuir. Local interest is high, with many...
Friday, 10 May 2019 15:50
At a special meeting of Dumfries and Galloway Council [07.05.19], it was agreed to note that the report coming to the Children, Young People and Lifelong Learning [CYPLL] committee in July will identify potential areas of mitigation on education budget...
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 16:38
Members of the Council’s Economy, Environment and Infrastructure Committee at their meeting on 14 May will hear a report on the progress of the Regeneration Capital Grants Fund (RCGF). The RCGF is a Scottish Government fund which is open to...
Wednesday, 08 May 2019 08:51
Dumfries and Galloway Council’sTrading Standards Team have been working to de-brand counterfeit clothing to donate to organisations who tackle poverty within Dumfries and Galloway. The clothing was seized by Trading Standards as it breached Trade...
Tuesday, 07 May 2019 14:46
Dumfries and Galloway has been granted £1,529,000 from the Scottish Government’s new £50 million Scottish Town Centre Fund. This fund has been put together to stimulate Town Centre economies and is distributed to every local authority...
Tuesday, 07 May 2019 14:44
Following on from the meeting of Economy, Environment and infrastructure (EEI) Committee in March, when Members agreed to allocate £400,000 to countryside and core paths, Councillors will now hear a separate report on the proposed capital programme...
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