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

You can use special RSS software (or newer web browsers) to subscribe to an RSS feed of our recent press releases . Email press.enquiry@dumgal.gov.uk or call 01387 260331 if you'd like further details on any of our press releases.

Recent releases

Last Updated: 19/05/2020 14:05:01

Tuesday, 19 May 2020 14:05
During the cv19 crisis, Dumfries and Galloway Council is publishing a Community Bulletin every Tuesday and Friday You are welcome to use any of the stories that feature in the Community Bulletin https://supportdg.dumgal.gov.uk/communitybulletin
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 14:04
During the cv19 crisis, Dumfries and Galloway Council is publishing a Community Bulletin every Tuesday and Friday You are welcome to use any of the stories that feature in the Community Bulletin https://supportdg.dumgal.gov.uk/communitybulletin
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 14:03
The Council’s Covid-19 sub-committee will consider reports on the financial implications of the Covid-19 emergency response, providing free school meals during the crisis, and supporting childcare providers. The sub-committee will consider a...
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 14:02
Members of the Council’s Ad Hoc Covid-19 Sub Committee will hear a report on the progress made by the Council in responding to the local economic impact of the current pandemic. The report also outlines new joint working arrangements with our South...
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 14:01
As the fight against Covid-19 escalated, PPE issues for families and friends led to a number of staff in our schools considering if they could produce face visors, using laser cutters and 3D printers. Technical teacher Kirsteen Hogg discussed the...
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 14:00
Dumfries and Galloway Council is committed to supporting families during the Covid-19 crisis and is extending its options for free school meals with an option for a direct cash payment. The cash payment will be £35 every 2 weeks for each child,...
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 13:59
Dumfries and Galloway Council raises the Trans flag at Council HQ in Dumfries on Sunday 17 May to mark International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, Interphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) for the second year running. The date marks the 30th...
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 13:59
During the cv19 crisis, Dumfries and Galloway Council is publishing a Community Bulletin every Tuesday and Friday You're welcome to use any of the stories that feature in the Community Bulletin https://supportdg.dumgal.gov.uk/communitybulletin
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 10:10
This is the startof Mental Health Awareness week (18 – 22 May) and never before has it been so important for our Council to alert staff to the issues, guidance and support in relation to mental health. Dumfries and Galloway Council is committed...
Thursday, 30 April 2020 17:47
Dumfries and Galloway Council is administering the Newly Self-Employed Hardship Fund on behalf of the Scottish Government and we are already open for applications to this fund on our website:...
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