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

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...
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. ...
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