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

Thursday, 08 February 2018 15:28
Glenluce Primary School was inspected by Education Scotland inOctober 2017. In their report, inspectors recognise the strengths of the school: • The Headteacher’s leadership through a period of significant change. She has worked closely...
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 11:36
The Council's Education Services is consulting on school holidays and terms for 2019/20 and 2021/22. The next workshop will be: Wednesday 14 February 2018 - Stranraer Academy There will be two sessions: 1530 to 1700 [3.30 to 5pm] and 1800 to 1930 [6pm...
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 13:05
The Council’s Youth Work Team has 2 finalists in the National Youth Work Awards. The awards are run by Youthlink Scotland and the Scottish Government and are open to all youth organisations (local authority and third sector) in Scotland. They...
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 12:39
Today [6 February] is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation [FGM]. The Dumfries and Galloway Domestic Abuse and Violence Against Women Partnership (D&GDAVAWP) is highlighting the issue. It is estimated that more...
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 12:26
Dumfries and Galloway Council today approved a funding package for major festivals and events in the region totalling £275,000. The funding is linked to the new regional Major Festivals and Events Strategy and secures funding for fifteen festivals...
Friday, 02 February 2018 14:48
At Communities committee next week (6 February) Councillors will be asked to approve the funding of £267,000 from the Council’s Major Events Strategic Fund for 2018/19. A report will be presented to Councillors that will detail the funding...
Thursday, 01 February 2018 16:01
We have arranged some workshops across the areas to talk about issues with the school holidays, as part of a consultation process for session dates for future years. Due to some misconceptions, it is important to clarify what these meetings are, and...
Thursday, 01 February 2018 12:01
Nithsdale Sports Grants have been presented to successful local athletes. Curler, Scott Hyslop [15], received £300 to help with curling training costs. Scott, who is a member of the Dumfries Young Curlers Club and also plays for Team Gallacher,...
Thursday, 01 February 2018 12:01
The Council’s Children, Young People and Lifelong Learning [CYPLL] committee [30 January 2018] was updated on school properties and buildings. The committee agreed to: • Note the investment in the asset class; • Note...
Thursday, 01 February 2018 12:00
The Council’s Children, Young People and Lifelong Learning [CYPLL] committee [30 January 2018] was updated on provision of instrumental music tuition in schools. The committee was recommended to agree to shift the service from being centrally...
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