Ward 8 - Lochar
Lochar has a population of 10,140 and the main towns and villages are Ae, Auldgirth, Collin, Dalswinto, Heathhall and Locharbriggs, Holywood, Kirkton and Torthorwald.
There are 4 councillors representing Lochar:
- Councillor John Charteris (Dumfries and Galloway Conservative and Unionist Group)
- Councillor Ivor Hyslop (Dumfries and Galloway Conservative and Unionist Group)
- Councillor Jeff Leaver (Scottish Labour Party)
- Councillor Tracey Little (Scottish National Party)
Some elected members hold councillor surgeries so you can speak to them about problems or issues.
Your ward officer
Your ward officer is there to support local communities, councillors and partners within the ward. They can help you or your community with:
- community engagement - including running Ward Forums and community meetings, supporting consultations and involvement
- community development and empowerment - including assisting communities to prioritise what's important to them, making informed choices about community assets and volunteering with the council in their locality
- community planning - coordinating and working with local partners and supporting Local Rural Partnerships
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