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Recent releases

Last Updated: 25/01/2023 09:58:06

Wednesday, 25 January 2023 09:58
Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Property/Buildings (Other) Asset Class Programme is currently forecast to spend £4.100 Million of the revised allocation of £4.536 Million. Projects are reported to the Council’s Economy and...
Tuesday, 24 January 2023 10:19
As Burns Night approaches, the team at Dumfries Museum have taken the opportunity to create a new display of Burnsiana. This means objects inspired by Robert Burns or featuring his image. Chair of Dumfries and Galloway Council's Communities Committee,...
Tuesday, 24 January 2023 09:25
The Council secured UK Government funding to provide additional work placements for people aged 16-24 on Universal Credit who were at risk of long-term unemployment. In addition, the Scottish Local Government Living Wage funded paid work placement...
Tuesday, 24 January 2023 09:12
In its Strategic Housing Investment Plan, the Council is committed to rehabilitating brownfield sites, regenerating empty buildings, and improving the sustainability of town centres. The Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP) sets out the Council's...
Monday, 23 January 2023 10:09
Members of the Council’s Economy and Resources Committee (24 Jan) will be asked to approve a draft Wigtown Conservation Area Character Appraisal and Management Plan Supplementary Guidance (CACAMP), which will be published ahead of a 6 week...
Monday, 23 January 2023 10:07
The Natural Capital theme, as identified in the Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal, underpins the development of the rural economy, and supports clean growth. The UK and Scottish Governments will jointly fund up to £5 million in Scotland, to develop...
Monday, 23 January 2023 10:03
Dumfries and Galloway Council agreed in June 2021 that five places across our region should be included in the Borderlands Place Programme. Those communities would be supported to progress Place Plans as a first step towards preparing Borderlands Town...
Friday, 20 January 2023 14:57
On the evening of 18 of November 2022, MOOL – Massive Outpouring of Love, Dumfries and Galloway Refugee Action hosted An Evening for Hosts at the Usual Place, Dumfries supported by Dumfries and Galloway Council. Aiming to be an evening of...
Thursday, 19 January 2023 14:24
Our Council is delighted with the announcement that we have successfully bid to round two of the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund (LUF). We have received notification that Dumfries and Galloway Council has been awarded £17,698,660 for our...
Thursday, 19 January 2023 12:43
With the recent appointment of WH Kirkwood as contractor for the Museum repair works, preparatory work for a site start in the new year is moving ahead successfully. The Council’s project team has been working alongside the contractor to make sure...
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