Ward 7 - Mid and Upper Nithsdale
Mid and Upper Nithsdale has an electorate of 8,124 and the main towns and villages are Kirkconnel and Kelloholm, Sanquhar, Thornhill, Penpont and Moniaive.
There are 3 councillors representing Mid and Upper Nithsdale.
- Tony Berretti (Scottish National Party (SNP))
- Jim Dempster (Independent)
- Andrew Wood (Scottish Conservative and Unionist)
Some elected members hold councillor surgeries so you can speak to them about problems or issues.
Your ward officer
Your ward officer is there to support local communities, councillors and partners within the ward. They can help you or your community with:
- community engagement - including running Ward Events and community meetings, supporting consultations and involvement
- community development and empowerment - including assisting communities to prioritise what's important to them, making informed choices about community assets and volunteering with the council in their locality
- community planning - coordinating and working with local partners and supporting Locality Hubs
You can use our find my nearest tool to find out more about services in your area.