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: 14/10/2019 10:38:45

Monday, 14 October 2019 10:38
Dumfries and Galloway Council along with several third sector partners are delivering a wide range of activities and events which are free to everyone to attend throughout our October Holidays (Monday 14 October to Friday 25 October) and in every Ward of...
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 16:52
Dumfries and Galloway Council held its inaugural cross-party Member Working Group on 8th October to coincide with Scotland’s Climate Week, 7th – 13th October. The Council agreed its 12-point Climate Emergency Declaration at Full Council in...
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 16:01
The second Stroll in the Park walking activity group stepped into action on last month at Carlingwark Loch in Castle Douglas. The low-level walks take place on alternate Thursday’s, meeting at the Loch at 2pm. They are aimed at anyone who is...
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 10:49
Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Major Events Strategic Fund is to open for applications from Monday 14 October until Friday 22 November 2019. The Fund this year supported many highly successful festivals and events including Skiffeworlds - the...
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 10:36
Dumfries and Galloway Council is making it simpler for residents of Wigtownshire to recycle their domestic waste. From the week of 28 October, residents will present their various recyclable materials sorted in boxes in the following way; ...
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 10:02
In partnership with Kirkcudbright Festival of Light and Museums Galleries Scotland, Kirkcudbright Galleries is holding two events to kickstart the fantastic Festival of Light next week. The evening workshop offers members of the public, from all ages, a...
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 09:41
The second Festival of Light is to take place in Kirkcudbright between Thursday 10 and Sunday 13 October, helped by funding of £7,000 from Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Major Festivals and Events Strategy. The Festival returns by popular...
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 09:29
Our Council will begin to restrict traffic later this week on Kirkcudbright bridge following the failure of the Vehicle Detection System and due to the weak nature of the bridge. The £20,000 project to update and upgrade the Vehicle Detection...
Thursday, 26 September 2019 14:50
Children from Dumfries Customer Service Centres received their medals and certificates for the completion of the ‘Space Chase’ Summer Reading Challenge on Wednesday 25 September. Inspired by the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, Space...
Tuesday, 24 September 2019 14:20
The new exhibition at Dumfries Museum is “Coastwise - Where every name tells a story”. It reveals the history and stories behind the origins of coastal place-names by exploring the language used to describe features between Redkirk Point and...
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