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Press releases

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 communications.unit@dumgal.gov.uk or call 01387 260331 if you'd like further details on any of our press releases.

Recent releases

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

Tuesday, 07 May 2019 14:41
When buying a puppy, or any animal, you want one which is healthy and happy. They are often a large investment, depending on the breed, so you at least want value for money, and it is not unreasonable to expect this investment to last throughout the...
Tuesday, 07 May 2019 14:34
The new South of Scotland Enterprise (SOSE) covers Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders, but has the flexibility to allow operation out with these geographical boundaries. The Council’s Economy, Environment and Infrastructure (EEI)...
Tuesday, 30 April 2019 11:47
Education Scotland sees improvements at Garlieston Primary School Education Scotland inspectors visited Garlieston Primary School in February this year to find out how well children are learning and achieving. Leadership of change, and ensuring...
Tuesday, 30 April 2019 11:36
Education Scotland inspected Amisfield Primary School in January to find out how well children are learning and achieving. During the visit, the inspection team worked closely with pupils, parents and staff. Ensuring wellbeing, equality and inclusion...
Tuesday, 30 April 2019 11:14
The Annandale and Eskdale Sports Awards Ceremony for 2018, organised by Dumfries and Galloway Council, was held at the Buccleuch Centre, Langholm on Friday 26 April. 9 awards were presented to local individuals and organisations who had excelled in...
Friday, 26 April 2019 13:41
To coincide with the Japan: Art and Inspiration exhibition at Kirkcudbright Galleries running from 30 March to 9 June, The Galleries welcomed Mio Shudo, Rumi McIntyre and Hiromi Moffat to Kirkcudbright to hold an authentic traditional Japanese Tea...
Thursday, 25 April 2019 10:29
Scotland’s largest free youth music festival Youth Beatz will receive £25,000 worth of funding thanks to Round 40 EventScotland’s National Programme Fund. Youth Beatz takes place in Dumfries on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June and will...
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 13:33
The South of Scotland Enterprise Partnership [SoSEP] is investing in Digital Hubs in Dumfries and Galloway as part of a £6.6m investment in a partnership between Dumfries and Galloway College and Borders College. In this region, the project...
Wednesday, 24 April 2019 13:24
Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Kirkcudbright Galleries latest exhibition has an oriental feel to it. ‘Japan- Art and inspiration’ opened last month and brings a taste of Japanese art and culture to Kirkcudbright. It features...
Tuesday, 16 April 2019 11:18
Personal care for under 65s is no longer being charged for. The Community Care (Personal Care and Nursing Care) (Scotland) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 2018 came into effect on 1 April 2019. Since then, people can no longer be charged for personal...
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