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We publish all of our recent press releases online so you can keep up to date.

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Recent releases

Last Updated: 14/12/2018 12:40:48

Friday, 14 December 2018 12:40
Pauline Louise Drysdale, theConservative and Unionistcandidate, has been elected as a local councillor for the Dee and Glenkens Ward following the by-election. The public from across the Dee and Glenkens ward voted on Thursday 13 December. The votes...
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 14:45
On Thursday the 6th of December 2018, the official closing event for Dumfries & Galloway’s Year of Young People took place at Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries. The closing event included the first annual Dumfries and Galloway Youth Awards which...
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 13:06
Councillor Adam Wilson will present his first Young People’s Champion report to Dumfries and Galloway Council at its meeting on 18 December 2018. The Young People’s Champion role was created as the result of a recommendation from a review...
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 13:54
The Council’s Social Work Services [SWS] committee [04.12.18] agreed a report outlining the implications of the Duty of Candour provisions set out in the Health [Tobacco, Nicotine etc and Care] [Scotland] Act 2016, which came into force in April...
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 13:44
Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Social Work Services committee received the Chief Social Work Officer’s annual report 2017-18 at its meeting today [04.12.18]. The Local Government [Scotland] Act 1994 requires every local authority to...
Thursday, 29 November 2018 12:43
Dumfries and Galloway Council has been recognised for its support to armed forces veterans and their families, receiving the Gold Award of the Armed Forces Employer Recognition Scheme. Councillor Archie Dryburgh, The Council's Armed Forces Champion,...
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 14:43
Dumfries and Galloway Council hasagreed tothe region’s first Food and Drink Strategy. The Council's Economy, Environment and Infrastructure [EEI] committee agreed to the pioneering strategy being the recognised approach to supporting the region's...
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 14:19
Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Children, Young People and Lifelong Learning [CYPLL] committee will hear that programme to upgrade Wi-Fi in the region’s secondary schools is significantly under budget. The Council agreed that,over 2...
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 10:33
The Council’s Children, Young People and Lifelong Learning [CYPLL] committee will consider a report on parental involvement and engagement at its meeting on 27 November 2018. The Scottish Government’s National Improvement Framework and...
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 10:16
The Council’s Children, Young People and Lifelong Learning [CYPLL] committee will be updated on the redesign of its instrumental music service [IMA] at its meeting on 27 November 2018. The service has transformed from being centrally managed to...
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