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, 19 March 2019 09:16
Members of Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Communities Committee will meet on Tuesday 19 March and will receive an update on the current position of the Welfare and Housing Options Team. In the past year, just shy of 300 customers have been...
Monday, 18 March 2019 15:35
Since the closure of Pinneys in Annan almost one year ago there has been a lot of work being carried out behind the scenes to alleviate the affects of the loss of the region’s biggest employer. Dumfries and Galloway Council has worked tirelessly...
Friday, 15 March 2019 12:03
“We wish to express our Council’s sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of those who died, and our sympathy and best wishes to those injured, in the attacks on mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Scotland and New Zealand have...
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 10:37
Dumfries and Galloway Council, as part of the Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal Partnership, is delighted at the announcement of a funding deal of £85Million from the Scottish Government. It is anticipated that the UK Government will make a further...
Tuesday, 12 March 2019 09:59
Dumfries and Galloway Council has launched the first food and drink strategy for the region with a focus on supporting collaboration, innovation, job creation and inclusive growth across the sector. The strategy was formally adopted by Dumfries and...
Friday, 08 March 2019 12:21
Members of Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Economy, Environment and Infrastructure Committee (12 March) will be asked to agree to several recommendations relating to the new licensing system for caravan sites with permanent residents. The new...
Friday, 08 March 2019 11:16
Members of Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Communities Committee will meet on Tuesday 19 March and be asked to agree funding of almost £70,000 to festivals and events in Dumfries and Galloway. There are five successful applicants that...
Friday, 08 March 2019 09:41
On Saturday 9 March the second round of Tackling Poverty PB goes live in the Nithsdale area. A total of 18 Making Ends Meet projects have progressed to the public voting stage and can be voted on in-person and online. Projects moving forward look to...
Thursday, 07 March 2019 22:51
The Communities Committee of Dumfries and Galloway Council will meet on Tuesday 19 March and hear about the proposed initiatives for tackling Anti-Poverty in 2019/20. Members will firstly be asked to agree to receive a report to the June meeting of the...
Thursday, 07 March 2019 16:07
Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Communities Committee will meet on Tuesday 19 March and will be asked to agree over £235,000 worth of funding to support a range of activities to support property owners and private tenants to repair their...
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