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Community Groups and Advice

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 3 years, with the next elections due to take place in 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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  • Clubs and Organisations Database
    The clubs and organisation database aims to provide details of all clubs, societies and organisations 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
    Community Safety Teams are a new Council service set up to improve Community Safety, make people feel safer and more secure, respond to local issues, tackle incidents of antisocial behaviour, and enforce environmental issues, conduct high visibility patrols across Dumfries and Galloway.
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  • Antisocial Behaviour (ASB)
    The local authority will provide support and assistance to local residents who are victims of harassment, antisocial behaviour and noise and nuisances and where necessary take appropriate actions in conjunction with other agencies such as the Police.
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Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street
Dumfries
DG1 2DD

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