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Community groups and organisations

Advice and support on community issues. Including community groups and facilities, translating and interpreting services, grants (including eligibility and criteria for applications), antisocial behaviour and community planning.

  • Community councils
    Community councils are statutory bodies introduced under the Local Government Scotland Act 1973. Their term of office is 4 years and elections took place on Thursday 22 October 2015. They have no executive powers although being close to and part of the local community they play a vital role in representing the views of the community to local authorities and other public bodies.
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  • Local clubs and community groups
    We've put together a database full of local clubs, societies and community groups currently active in Dumfries and Galloway.
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  • Hall and Meeting Room Hire
    Details on any venues the Council have available for private/business hire including the location, size, facilities available, cost and how to book.
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  • Community planning
    Community Planning brings together public, private and third sector in our area, working with each other and with local communities to deliver better services for the people of Dumfries and Galloway.
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  • Dumfries and Galloway and the Armed Forces
    I'm Archie Dryburgh, the Armed Forces Champion. I'm very pleased and proud to have been appointed as the Council's Armed Forces Champion. My service in the Gordon Highlanders, the Territorial Army and the Army Cadet Force gives me an insight into some of issues that face current and former members of our armed forces.
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  • Community Safety Team
    Our Community Safety Team responds to antisocial behaviour and enforce environmental or other local issues. We work across the region to make communities and individuals feel safe and secure.
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  • Antisocial behaviour
    Antisocial behaviour causes alarm and distress. We are committed to tackling antisocial behaviour and our Community Safety Team is dedicated to making it easier for you to seek advice and support.
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Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

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