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Keep up to date with the latest news from Dumfries and Galloway Council.

  • Spring events at your museum

    Spring is in the air and staff at Dumfries and Galloway Council museums in Dumfries, Annan and Sanquhar have been busy preparing for the 2017 summer season.

  • White Ribbon Status for region

    White Ribbon Scotland has awarded White Ribbon Status to Dumfries and Galloway due to the region's prevention work on domestic abuse and other forms of violence that mainly affect women and children.

  • Anti-poverty funding agreed

    Over £350,000 has been allocated to fund anti-poverty projects as part of this year's council budget. The funding is designed to assist people currently experiencing poverty but also to help communities and individuals from falling into poverty.

  • Notice of Election

    The next local government elections take place on Thursday 4 May 2017.

  • Apprentices reach national final

    Dumfries and Galloway Council was well represented at the Annual Scottish Apprentice of the year finals at Dunblane recently.

  • Annual council tax notices

    You should receive your annual council tax notice during March. You can pay your bill by Direct Debit, online, by telephone or in person.

  • Big Spring Clean for Dumfries

    Dumfries is set to take part in a national British Spring Clean thanks to the good work of volunteers, The People's Project and Dumfries and Galloway Council.

  • Celebration of British Wildlife

    An exhibition at Gracefield Arts Centre will display works from the British Wildlife Photography Awards (BWPA).

  • Tour of Britain impact revealed

    An official report has concluded that the Tour of Britain stage finish in Castle Douglas created an economic impact of nearly £250,000 for the regional economy.

  • Arts funding announced

    Seven projects are set to share just over £50,000 from the first round of the 2017/18 Regional Arts Fund. Competition was strong with applications for over £80,000 being made to the fund.

Page last updated: 29/03/17