Press releases

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

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Recent releases

Last Updated: 21/06/2018 08:52:51

Tuesday, 13 March 2018 14:50
The first event that let gave local people the right to choose how money should be spent on local projects was held on Saturday in Wigtownshire. This was the Council’s first participatory budgeting event which allowed members of the public to...
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 14:37
Stranraer and Rhins Councillors have been out and about meeting people from different groups in the town this week. Joined by the Director of the Council’s Communities committee, Derek Crichton, and the ward officer Kerry, they have been out and...
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 09:25
The former council depot at Stapleton Road, Annan has been un-used for a number of years. Councillor Sean Marshall, Chair of the Enterprising DG Sub-committee and local elected member met with Enterprising DG staff to discuss the forthcoming demolition...
Monday, 12 March 2018 15:27
Dalbeattie Learning Campus has been shortlisted for the National Partnership Awards for best social infrastructure. The campus, which opened to teachers and learners in October 2017, is a state-of-the-art community learning facility, including 2 to 18...
Monday, 12 March 2018 14:45
The Annandale and Eskdale Sports Awards Ceremony for 2017, organised by Active Schools and Community Sport for Dumfries and Galloway Council, was held at the Buccleuch Centre, Langholm on Friday 9th March. Nine awards were presented to local individuals...
Thursday, 08 March 2018 11:58
Today [8 March 2018] is International Women's Day. Councillor Elaine Murray, the first woman to be Leader of Dumfries and Galloway Council, said: "International Women's Day is an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women around the world. But,...
Wednesday, 07 March 2018 16:14
Dumfries and Galloway Council is once again proud to demonstrate their commitment to action on climate change, by joining WWF Scotland for the planet’s biggest environmental event. We will join the global lights out event for Earth Hour by turning...
Wednesday, 07 March 2018 12:53
Following an initial idea taken from Dumfries Civic Pride a number of years ago, pupils from eight local schools along with groups such as the Friends of Dock Park, The People’s Project and Incredible Edible have all been out planting trees at Dock...
Tuesday, 06 March 2018 14:30
Canonbie and Langholm Primary Schools were awarded the sportscotland Gold School Sport Award at presentations held on Tuesday at each primary school. A joint cluster event was also organised at Langholm Academy to celebrate sport with the secondary...
Tuesday, 06 March 2018 13:52
Children from Moffat Primary School travelled to the ON-X Centre in Linwood on Friday 23 February to compete in the West of Scotland Sportshall Athletics Finals. The young team who came runners up in the Annandale and Eskdale qualifying event in...
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