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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

Thursday, 28 March 2019 11:26
Spring is here and staff at Dumfries and Galloway Council museums in Dumfries, Annan and Sanquhar have been busy preparing for the 2019 summer season. New acquisitions have been added to the museum displays, exhibitions installed, and a fun filled...
Thursday, 28 March 2019 09:19
Dumfries Museum has recently acquired a suitcase of personal items to add to their collection of photographs by the late Dr Werner Kissling. Born in Germany in 1895, Dr Kissling left the German Diplomatic Service in response to the rise of the Nazi party...
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 16:41
The Dumfries and Galloway Council Design Awards aim to recognise, promote and celebrate examples of exceptional design quality within both the urban and rural parts of our region. Following our very successful inaugural Design Awards in 2016 we are now...
Tuesday, 26 March 2019 15:21
We are aware of the issues our residents have with gulls. We carry out a number of initiatives to address the problem, but residents and the general public must play their part. One of the main reason’s gulls are attracted to specific areas is for...
Monday, 25 March 2019 10:46
The Youth Beatz Fringe is inviting youth groups, community groups, voluntary organisations, and young people across Dumfries and Galloway to apply for funding up to £500 that will enable them to host their own Youth Beatz Fringe event in 2019....
Monday, 25 March 2019 10:35
Wednesday 3 April 2019, 1730 to 1830 [5.30pm to 6.30pm] Oasis Youth Centre, Newall Terrace, Dumfries After last year’s extraordinary 10th anniversary of Youth Beatz, the festival is back for 2019. Youth Beatz is the UK’s largest free...
Thursday, 21 March 2019 16:15
Apothecary features a series of handmade vessels and scientific glassware by Glasgow-based artist Siobhan Healy containing traditional herbal medicines and tonics and runs from 30 March to 11 May. Shown at Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries for the...
Thursday, 21 March 2019 11:47
Dumfries and Galloway Council (28 February 2018) will review progress and future plans in relation to the Equality Act 2010 and statutory duties. The Equalities Act 2010 has a number of General and Specific Duties which apply to our Council, the...
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 16:34
Dumfries and Galloway Council [28.03.19] will be asked to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance [IHRA] definition of anti-Semitism. Councillor Elaine Murray, seconded by Councillor Rob Davidson, submitted a Notice of Motion requesting...
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 12:14
Dumfries and Galloway Council [28 March 2019] will consider a summary and evaluation of the Year of Young People 2018. The Year of Young People celebrated and showcased the personalities, talents and achievements of young people in Dumfries and...
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