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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

Monday, 15 April 2019 15:36
Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Library Service is taking part in the annual national World Book Night on Tuesday 23 April. Books are being given away free of charge to help encourage people to read who may not normally read books. The Reading...
Thursday, 11 April 2019 09:35
Over the past few months Dock Park has been preparing for the new season. In early March the Peoples Project and our Council continued from last year’s tree planting success and again planted 8 new trees in the park supported by 8 different...
Thursday, 11 April 2019 09:04
Last year the founders of Civic Pride, Dorothy and Cyril Wise retired from the group and were presented with a memento for their dedication, hard work and over 40 years of volunteering within the Dumfries community by Civic Pride. A bench commemorating...
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 14:40
Great Britain Women’s Ice Hockey team secured the silver medal position in the International Ice Hockey Federation’s Division II Group A tournament that concluded in Dumfries this week. ...
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 14:21
Dumfries and Galloway Council has pledged its support for the International Fair Trade Charter. Initiated by Fairtrade International and the World Fair Trade Organisation, the International Fair Trade Charter sets out the fundamental values of Fair...
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 13:11
On Saturday 13 April the second round of Tackling Poverty Participatory Budgeting goes live in the Annandale and Eskdale area. A total of 13 Making Ends Meet projects have progressed to the public voting stage and can be voted on in-person and online....
Thursday, 04 April 2019 11:52
Youth Beatz is back for 2019, with the festival taking place over 2 days:Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June. The event will be at Park Farm, Dumfries, which last year proved to be an incredibly popular first-time venue for the event. Park Farm enables...
Thursday, 04 April 2019 10:40
Gretna Day Centre has this week signed a 25-year lease agreement with Dumfries and Galloway Council for the Richard Greenhow Centre in Gretna and the community facility will now be operated by the community for the community. This agreement follows a...
Thursday, 04 April 2019 10:12
Our Council values the feedback received from members of our local communities and is making it easier for the public to contact us. Our Streetscene Operatives and Community Safety Officers are often approached by members of the public on a wide range...
Monday, 01 April 2019 14:54
The stage is set for the International Ice Hockey Federation’s World Championship ice hockey tournament in Dumfries, Scotland. For the second time in five years, Dumfries Ice Bowl will host the Women’s Division II Group A tournament as six...
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