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: 17/05/2019 10:16:07

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 15:10
2018 saw the Year of Young People sweep our region, with an ambitious and exciting programme of events for 12 – 25 year olds delivered by our Council, local partners and young people in Dumfries and Galloway. Over 10,000 young people took part in...
Monday, 18 February 2019 11:44
Alf Truckell is remembered by many local residents as the friendly, knowledgeable curator who looked after Dumfries Museum (1948-1982) during their childhood. He was born 100 years ago (on 14 February 1919) and he is being remembered at Dumfries Museum...
Thursday, 14 February 2019 12:27
There’s no need to feel down in North West Dumfries. In fact, there’s a place you can go, you can stay there and have a good time. Dumfries YMCA is a highly successful youth focussed organisation based in Dumfries and had outgrown their town...
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 15:07
The Council’s Social Work Services committee [19 February 2019] will consider a report on Audit Scotland’s review of health and social care integration [carried out in November 2018]. The Accounts Commission is the public spending watchdog...
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 11:33
The Council’s Social Work Services committee [19 February 2019] will consider a report on compliments and complaints received by the service. Councillor Stephen Thompson, chair of Social Work Services committee, said: “Compliments and...
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 09:59
Lincluden Community Centre are delighted to announce that they have been successful in their application to National Lottery Community Fund’s Our Place initiative to develop an area of green and open space in North West Dumfries known as...
Thursday, 07 February 2019 11:40
To most the word ‘quilt’ conjures up certain images of cosy nights in, a lovely big colourful quilt wrapped around your knees to help you keep warm on a cold winter night. However, these quilts are far from what you would commonly think of as...
Wednesday, 06 February 2019 09:16
Councillors at the Communities committee last week (31 January) received an update highlighting the impact that welfare reform is starting to have. Universal Credit went live in Dumfries and Galloway on 16 May 2018. Whilst changes to Universal Credit...
Thursday, 31 January 2019 15:15
Two new exhibitions open to the public on Saturday 9 February. In Gallery One, Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries is delighted to stage ‘Advance’ - an exhibition of the artwork produced by sixth year students across Dumfries and Galloway as...
Wednesday, 30 January 2019 14:38
A new exhibition was previewed as part of a celebration of the 260th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns at the Robert Burns Centre in Dumfries on Sunday 27 January 2019. The afternoon began with outstanding performances of Burns poems and songs by...
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