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We publish all of our recent press releases online so you can keep up to date.

You can use special RSS software (or newer web browsers) to subscribe to an RSS feed of our recent press releases . Email communications.unit@dumgal.gov.uk or call 01387 260331 if you'd like further details on any of our press releases.

Recent releases

Last Updated: 11/12/2018 13:06:06

Thursday, 01 November 2018 14:07
Dumfries and Galloway has successfully renewed Fairtrade Zone status for two years, following its ongoing commitment to promoting Fairtrade principles. The Regional Fairtrade Steering Group, which comprises Fairtrade campaigners from Castle Douglas,...
Thursday, 01 November 2018 11:04
A pilot campaign to try and reduce roadside litter is having a huge impact on our region’s trunk roads. Councillors will be told at the Communities committee on 8 November of the great success of the second pilot following the removal of layby...
Thursday, 01 November 2018 10:43
The public have decided which parks in four towns across the region will be developed into inclusive playparks. Councillors will be told at the meeting of Communities Committee on 8 November that following a successful public consultation, the second...
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 11:42
The local 101/102 bus service, from Dumfries to Edinburgh, runs four times daily from Monday to Saturday with three runs via the 101 route through Moffat and one via the 102 route through Thornhill. In addition, there are two Sunday Dumfries to Edinburgh...
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 17:32
The Regional Arts Fund is now open with £70,000 available to support Dumfries and Galloway Arts projects in 2019/20. Up to £70,000 is being made available to support arts projects in Dumfries and Galloway through the Dumfries and Galloway...
Friday, 26 October 2018 11:22
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Thursday, 25 October 2018 12:02
This week is get safe online week 2018. During the week, Council and Police Scotland have asked members of the public to make sure that they protect themselves online and be aware of what you share. These days, thanks to the internet it’s easier...
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 16:54
International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship events will be held at Dumfries Ice Bowl in January and April 2019 and the local organising committee is seeking volunteers to fill essential roles during the championships. Dumfries Ice Bowl will...
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 11:07
Lieutenant Colonel Sir Malcolm Ross retires from his position as Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant for The Stewartry of Kirkcudbright on Friday 26 October 2018. Sir Malcolm succeeded Lieutenant General Sir Norman Arthur as Her Majesty’s Lord...
Thursday, 18 October 2018 13:36
Dumfries and Galloway Council is aware that the ongoing closure of Ayr Train Station is causing considerable problems for people in the Stranraer and wider Wigtownshire area. An extended exclusion zone has been in place at the building adjacent to Ayr...
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