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Last Updated: 16/07/2024 14:25:48

Tuesday, 16 July 2024 14:25
Lockerbie is the next town in Dumfries and Galloway to receive a temporary 20mph speed limit – starting on 26 July, ahead of the schools returning in August. Following the decision at Communities Committee in December 2021, a target in the National...
Monday, 15 July 2024 14:11
The anniversary of the death of Robert Burns will be marked at Burns House in Dumfries with a celebration of his life and works on Sunday 21st July between 2pm and 5pm. The poet lived the last three years of his life in the home and it was there that he...
Friday, 05 July 2024 10:39
The results of the UK Parliamentary Election to elect a Member of Parliament for Dumfries and Galloway County Constituency and Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale County Constituency are as follows: Dumfries and Galloway County Constituency: ...
Wednesday, 03 July 2024 16:42
The Dumfries and Galloway Fine Arts Society Annual Exhibition starts on 6 July at Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries. Originally set up in 1922, Dumfries and Galloway’s largest practising art group presents a fascinating selection of over 160...
Tuesday, 02 July 2024 09:04
A capacity crowd descended on Park Farm, Dumfries on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 June for the UK’s largest free youth music festival. An audience of around 40,000 over the course of the weekend were entertained by fantastic performances on the Main...
Friday, 28 June 2024 16:04
Dumfries and Galloway Council is taking measures to ensure a small number of postal voters in the Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale and Dumfries and Galloway constituencies who won’t be at home next week can cast their vote in next...
Friday, 28 June 2024 10:06
Project SEARCH, a pioneering programme dedicated to preparing young people with autism spectrum conditions and other learning disabilities for competitive employment, is proudly celebrating its 10th anniversary in Dumfries and Galloway. This milestone...
Wednesday, 26 June 2024 10:59
After months of excitement and preparation, Youth Beatz 2024 is almost here, with 40,000 young people expected to attend the UK’s largest free youth music festival on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 June at Park Farm Showfield, Dumfries The festival...
Tuesday, 25 June 2024 15:52
The Education teams of Dumfries and Galloway Council together with East, North and South Ayrshire Councils won the Digital Transformation Award at the Municipal Journal (MJ) Awards on Friday last week with ‘SWConnects’, - the digital delivery...
Monday, 24 June 2024 11:34
Young people in Dumfries & Galloway will have the chance to take part in a wide range of free activities over the Summer Holidays taking place in local communities across our region. Dumfries and Galloway Council has invested £264,000 of...
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