Our Council

Information on how the Council is structured into departments and operational services. Includes guidance on registering complaints and compliments. Also contact details for Council Customer Service Centres and information on our Call Centre.

  • Council Departments
    The Council delivers its services through six departments with a staff of just under 8000 people.
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  • Lieutenancy
    Her Majesty appoints a Lord-Lieutenant for each county in England and Wales and each area in Scotland. The fundamental principle concerning the Office of Lord-Lieutenant is that he is Her Majesty's representative in his area.
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  • Council Armorial Bearings
    Heraldic and Non-Heraldic Descriptions of the Council's Armorial Bearings detailing the components which make up the Bearings and explainations of their meanings.
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  • Flag Flying
    The Chief Executive Service is responsible for arranging for flags to be flown on Council buildings and maintains the information relating to flag flying dates and guidance.
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  • Civic Hospitality
    To mark special events or achievements, the Council will sometimes provide hospitality in the form of a reception, light refreshments or a presentation.
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  • Corporate Sponsorship Corporate Sponsorship
    Dumfries and Galloway Council has a number of different activities and services presenting different sponsorship opportunities for your business.
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  • Town Twinning
    Dumfries and Galloway Council has twinning and friendship agreements with towns in different countries in order to promote cultural understanding between the communities.
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  • UK Honours
    Do you know someone who deserves to be recognised for their valuable voluntary or community work? Then why not consider nominating them for a UK Honour?
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  • Building the local economy - Council Budget 2014/15
    Dumfries and Galloway Council agreed the Administration's budget proposals on Thursday 6 February 2016.
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Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
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