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Press releases

We publish all of our recent press releases online so you can keep up to date.

You can use special RSS software (or newer web browsers) to subscribe to an RSS feed of our recent press releases . Email communications.unit@dumgal.gov.uk or call 01387 260331 if you'd like further details on any of our press releases.

Recent releases

Last Updated: 17/05/2019 10:16:07

Tuesday, 15 January 2019 14:56
Dumfries and Galloway Council Leader Elaine Murray has called for a transformative South of Scotland Enterprise Agency that is built in the South at a meeting of the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee. The Scottish...
Tuesday, 15 January 2019 12:30
Dumfries and Galloway's Champions Board Project has launched a grants scheme for young people [12 to 25] who have experienced care. Young people can apply for £20 to £500 for activities, opportunities or experiences that will have a...
Monday, 14 January 2019 15:08
The sixth World Championship Ice Hockey tournament to be held in Dumfries in just five years concluded at the Ice Bowl on Saturday 12 January. France took Gold, Norway Silver and Great Britain secured a third-place finish and the bronze medal in the...
Friday, 11 January 2019 13:56
Joint news release from Dumfries and Galloway Council and Scottish Borders Council: Friday 11 January 2018 Councils set to give evidence to parliamentary committee on hopes for South of Scotland Enterprise Representatives of Dumfries and Galloway...
Tuesday, 08 January 2019 10:35
Economic impact analysis underlines Dumfries and Galloway’s growing status as a region of quality events and festivals A series of festivals and events in Dumfries and Galloway generated more than £6m for the local and Scottish economy in...
Monday, 07 January 2019 11:40
Our Council’s Dumfries Museum is pitching in with a range of partners to bring together a display of memorabilia that will celebrate the 100th birthday of Queen of the South Football Club. Our libraries, local football historian Iain McLachlan and...
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 14:50
A dream has come true for 16 year old ice hockey starlet Megan Gourlay. Megan has been included in the final Squad announced by Ice Hockey UK to represent Great Britain at the International Ice Hockey Federation’s Under 18s World Championship...
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 11:19
Dumfries and Galloway Council has reaffirmed its support for our armed forces by re-signing its Armed Forces Covenant. The Covenant is a voluntary statement of mutual support between the local community and its armed forces; based on 2 key...
Friday, 14 December 2018 12:40
Pauline Louise Drysdale, theConservative and Unionistcandidate, has been elected as a local councillor for the Dee and Glenkens Ward following the by-election. The public from across the Dee and Glenkens ward voted on Thursday 13 December. The votes...
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 14:45
On Thursday the 6th of December 2018, the official closing event for Dumfries & Galloway’s Year of Young People took place at Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries. The closing event included the first annual Dumfries and Galloway Youth Awards which...
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