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: 10/09/2019 13:44:26

Monday, 08 July 2019 15:08
A highlight of the summer calendar opened last weekend at Gracefield, with the Dumfries & Galloway Fine Art Society Annual Exhibition. The region’s largest member-based art group presents a fascinating selection of its participants’...
Wednesday, 03 July 2019 12:43
As part of our on-going work to tackle poverty across the region, our Council have organised a huge range of events and activities which are planned throughout our region over each week of the summer holidays to keep all children and young people happy,...
Tuesday, 02 July 2019 15:11
The summer exhibition at Annan 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...
Tuesday, 02 July 2019 10:41
The Electoral Registration Office is required by law to carry out a household canvass each year to find out who is eligible to vote at every address in Dumfries and Galloway. This year’s forms will be finding their way through letterboxes this...
Monday, 01 July 2019 14:47
The inspirational and empowering words of 16 year old Greta Thunberg were a major force behind Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Climate Emergency Declaration. Climate Emergency Declaration (CED) has been one of the most fast-moving agendas to impact...
Friday, 28 June 2019 11:25
Councillors have agreed to improve public and stakeholder engagement in the 2019/20 budget setting process at yesterday’s Full Council meeting. A timetable of events has been agreed by Councillors that sets out exactly how the different stages of...
Friday, 17 May 2019 10:16
Kirkcudbright Galleries is shining the spotlight on local artists in the town with their latest Exhibition Kirkcudbright: Modern Makers. Kirkcudbright: Modern Makers is a celebration of creative people who currently live or work in Kirkcudbright....
Friday, 17 May 2019 09:48
The first Stroll in the Park in Dumfries and Galloway took place on Tuesday 14 May at the glorious Crichton Gardens in Dumfries. The walks are aimed at anyone who is living with or recovering from a long-term condition. These low-level walks are ideal...
Friday, 17 May 2019 09:29
Dumfries-based artist Tom Lindsay presents a major exhibition on home ground this month at Gracefield Art Centre. Known to many from his years as an art teacher in the region, he has always created his own work and continued to develop his ideas and...
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 10:55
Children from primary schools across Annandale and Eskdale gathered at the Everholm Running Track in Annan on Thursday 9 May for the Annandale and Eskdale Primary Schools Sprint Relay Finals. The event, which is for Primary 4 to 7 pupils from...
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