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Recent releases

Last Updated: 30/06/2020 14:19:51

Tuesday, 18 February 2020 10:35
Two new exhibitions are the flavour of February at Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries. On Saturday 15 February in Gallery One Advance, the annual exhibition of the artwork produced by sixth year students across Dumfries and Galloway as part of their...
Monday, 17 February 2020 14:09
The new inclusive park at Catherine Street opened to the public earlier today (17 February). The opening of the new, inclusive park is the result of the aspiration, vision, determination and hard work of the volunteer group Include Us who have been...
Friday, 14 February 2020 10:43
Dumfries and Galloway Council along with several third sector partners are delivering a wide range of activities and events which are free to everyone to attend throughout our Mid Term Holidays this year. The holidays run from Monday 17 February to...
Thursday, 13 February 2020 14:22
On Tuesday 18 February, Dumfries and Galloway Council and Dumfries and Galloway’s Regional Youth Council will host their first Joint Meeting at the Bridge in Dumfries. The meeting will bring together Elected Members, Elected Youth Councillors and...
Wednesday, 12 February 2020 12:20
Dumfries and Galloway Council staff are gearing up for a month of love and romance with Valentines Day and Leap Day weddings fast approaching. Valentines Day is one of the busiest days during the winter wedding season with the exception of Leap Day...
Wednesday, 12 February 2020 09:48
During 2019, a yearlong Research Project to investigate the impacts of Community Based Youth Work in Dumfries and Galloway was carried out in partnership with Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Youth Work Service, YouthLink Scotland, Northern Star and...
Tuesday, 04 February 2020 11:46
On 30 January, Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Youth Work Team welcomed 230 young people and guests to the Easterbrook Hall in Dumfries to celebrate the achievements of young people through the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (the DofE). One...
Tuesday, 04 February 2020 09:46
Dumfries and Galloway Council has appointed Dr Gillian Brydson as director of skills, education and learning. Councillor Jeff Leaver, chair of the Education and Learning committee, said: “Providing the best start in life for all our children and...
Monday, 03 February 2020 14:40
Children from primary schools across the Stewartry travelled to Dalbeattie Learning Campus to take part in the annual Day of Dance event, showcasing all the Scottish Country Dance routines they learned over the previous term. Teams from Dalbeattie,...
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 12:02
The new exhibition at Dumfries Museum travels back in time to look at the five major occasions when large numbers of the earth’s species become extinct during the last 444 million years. The most famous of these is the death of the dinosaurs,...
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