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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: 14/12/2018 12:40:48

Tuesday, 31 July 2018 19:04
Families in Stranraer gathered on Sunday (29 July 2018) to mark the opening of the eagerly awaitednew inclusive play park at Stair Park. The weather didn’t damped the spirits of those thatcame along to celebrate the opening of the park and to take...
Friday, 27 July 2018 14:51
Following images of the ceiling at the North West Community Campus being published on social media earlier this week, GRAHAM and Dumfries and Galloway Council issued statements about what had happened and images showing what the ceiling looked like...
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 11:28
A coastal path taking in the clifftop scenery of Scotland’s most southerly tip will be created thanks to funding announced today by The National Lottery. The Rhins of Galloway Coast Path will be a 64-mile coastal walking route from the Mull of...
Monday, 23 July 2018 15:36
Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Social Work Services has gained another award and achieved a notable first. The Scottish Association of Social Workers [SASW] has named Ruth Shipstone as its Practice Teacher of the Year. Ruth was nominated by...
Thursday, 19 July 2018 09:32
Environmental charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful has announced that 71 parks from across Scotland have been presented with a Green Flag Award this year. The awards are in recognition of their high standards and provision of quality outdoor space - with...
Thursday, 19 July 2018 08:48
At the meeting of Dumfries and Galloway’s Full Council on 30 April, Members agreed that, following Young’s announcement of the closure of Pinneys, immediate positive action was needed. To achieve this the Council requested £250,000 from...
Wednesday, 18 July 2018 15:08
Dalbeattie Learning Campus has scooped another prestigious national construction industry award. Construction News has announced Dalbeattie Learning Campus as the winner of its Community Engagement Project of the Year...
Wednesday, 18 July 2018 10:01
If you do anything this week, visit your local park. This week is national Love Parks Week. The Council are encouraging people to get on the grass and visit your local park. Love Parks Week is an opportunity to reflect on the fact that our parks will...
Thursday, 12 July 2018 16:54
Dumfries and Galloway Council has been dealing with enquiries relating to a number of instances of travelling families setting up camp in the region. In particular an encampment at Lochside Park in Castle Douglas has been the subject of a fair amount of...
Monday, 09 July 2018 16:00
In response to a number of calls from the public, our Council and Scottish Water are aware of some issues relating to private water supplies in the area. The lovely weather recently has meant that a small number of properties are experiencing issues with...
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