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, 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...
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 12:06
Dumfries and Galloway Council [28.03.19] will consider a report on 10,000 Voices, the largest ever collation of the views of young people in Dumfries and Galloway. Research for 10,000 Voices was conducted throughout the region during the Year of Young...
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 11:50
Dumfries and Galloway Council is once again demonstrating its commitment to the environment by joining WWF‘s Earth Hour, the biggest global movement to protect the planet. The council will join the global lights out event for Earth Hour by turning...
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 10:06
Communities throughout Dumfries and Galloway are being encouraged to have their say, influence the delivery of ‘Streetscene’ services and see what they can do to help to look after their local area through our Clean DG initiative through a...
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 09:41
Dumfries and Galloway Council, the South of Scotland Economic Partnership, and the Scottish Government are delighted to announce the opening of our new designated development office in Annan. This new ‘Annan Solutions’ office opens for...
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