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: 10/09/2019 13:44:26

Tuesday, 06 August 2019 08:38
The results of SQA [Scottish Qualifications Authority] exams were delivered to pupils today. 3,253 young people at Dumfries and Galloway schools sat national qualifications in a wide range of subjects and levels. The overall results, from National 3...
Monday, 05 August 2019 14:53
On 27th June 2019, Dumfries and Galloway Council made history by passing a Climate Emergency Declaration, agreeing to a 12-point plan to reduce carbon emissions in the region to net zero by 2025. Members also committed to supporting communities and...
Friday, 02 August 2019 12:03
Do you fancy having a say in your village, town or neighbourhood? Keen to influence decisions? Hen why not become a community councillor? Nominations will be open from Tuesday, 13 August. Community Councils are voluntary organisations set up by statute...
Tuesday, 30 July 2019 11:57
The LGBT Youth Gathering was hosted by Dumfries and Galloway Council's Youth Work Service and LGBT Youth Scotland, from 23 to 25 July 2019. THe Gathering brought together LGBT Young people and their allies from across Dumfries and Galloway to take part...
Thursday, 25 July 2019 11:30
Dumfries and Galloway Council has launched a major consultation exercise on the future of cultural development in the region. The Council, together with several project partners including DG Unlimited, the advocacy organisation for the arts sector...
Wednesday, 24 July 2019 13:22
Chapelcross has come a long way since the nuclear power plant first opened in 1959 on a site previously used by the Air Ministry (now the MOD) as RAF Annan, a training base for mainly Polish Hurricane pilots during the second World War. 60 years later...
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 15:35
Dumfries and Galloway Council has been awarded a massive £384k from the National Lottery Community Fund to redevelop Glentrool Park in Lochside. The Council has been working with local community partners over the last four years developing and...
Tuesday, 09 July 2019 16:11
The Council’s Children, Young People and Lifelong Learning (CYPLL) Committee met today (9 July) and heard that Education Services are on track to deliver the Scottish Government’s commitment to nearly doubling of the funded entitlement from...
Monday, 08 July 2019 15:36
A painting of Jessy Lewars, who helped nurse Robert Burns during the final months of his life, is to go on exhibition at the recently refurbished gallery at the Robert Burns Centre in Dumfries. The display is timed to commemorate the death of...
Monday, 08 July 2019 15:26
On Saturday 29 June, Dame Barbara Kelly announced the winning Logo Design for the Dumfries & Galloway Youth Orchestra Logo Competition. The prize giving ceremony was held at Kirkcudbright Galleries, and was accompanied by a performance in the...
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