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: 17/09/2018 17:35:32

Thursday, 17 May 2018 11:12
Senior UK and Scottish government ministers will speak at the first Borderlands Conference at Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries on Monday 18 June 2018. The conference will bring together the Borderlands Partnership, stakeholders and local and national...
Tuesday, 15 May 2018 15:27
Representatives from Dumfries and Galloway’s food and drink sector have announced an ambitious target to double the value of region’s industry to £2.5 billion by 2030. The target was revealed at Moffat Farmers’ Market as Dumfries...
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 15:35
Dumfries and Galloway Men’s Shed Network, supported by Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway, will hold itsfirst celebration of all things Sheds at SHEDFEST D&G 2018 on Wednesday 9 May 2018 in Craignair Church Hall, Dalbeattie, from 10am to...
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 15:06
Communities throughout Dumfries and Galloway are being encouraged to have their say and influence the delivery of ‘Streetscene’ services including grass cutting, grounds maintenance and street cleansing through a series of local Community...
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 10:22
To help tackle fuel poverty in the region, Dumfries and Galloway Council has allocated Tackling Poverty funding for a free home visit service. The Home Energy Assistance Scheme aims to help fuel poor households by identifying possible energy improvements...
Tuesday, 01 May 2018 12:45
Dumfries and Galloway’s Year of Young People 2018 programme is full steam ahead thanks to funding from Dumfries and Galloway Council and LEADER who have funded the programme along with the Lottery’s Young Start Fund. The funding is being...
Tuesday, 01 May 2018 10:43
Agreement for a special funding pot for to help deliver local solutions following the Pinneys closure announcement was agreed today. At the meeting of Full Council (Monday 30 April) Councillors agreed to seek £250,000 from the South of Scotland...
Monday, 30 April 2018 18:15
Statement by Professor John Cole, Chair of the Independent Inquiry into the Construction of the DG One Complex in Dumfries "It is hugely disappointing for Dumfries and Galloway Council that implementation of the DG One building failed to achieve the...
Monday, 30 April 2018 17:26
An independent report into the Construction of the DG One Complex in Dumfries has been published today, Monday 30th April 2018. A copy of the report is available online:...
Thursday, 26 April 2018 11:07
A headteacher has been appointed for the new North West Community Campus in Dumfries. Derryth Hope comes to Dumfries and Galloway Council from Northumberland, where she was executive headteacher at Berwick Middle School. There, she worked closely...
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