Press releases

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

You can use special RSS software (or newer web browsers) to subscribe to an RSS feed of our recent press releases . Email communications.unit@dumgal.gov.uk or call 01387 260331 if you'd like further details on any of our press releases.

Recent releases

Last Updated: 28/02/2020 11:22:48

Friday, 28 February 2020 11:22
World Cancer Day raises awareness and aims to end the injustice of preventable suffering from cancer. This year's theme "I am and I will" showed that everyone has the capacity to act in the face of cancer. Dumfries and Galloway Council is working in...
Friday, 28 February 2020 11:22
The recent Day of Dance Jigs and Reels Festival saw more than 300 children from 10 local primary schools participating. The pupils performed traditional Scottish dances, including the Dashing White Sergeant, Canadian Barn Dance, the Flying Scotsman,...
Friday, 28 February 2020 11:22
Dumfries and Galloway Council met today to consider budget proposals and set the associated council tax level for financial year 2020/21. Under the Local Government [Scotland] Act 1973 and the Local Government Finance Act 1992, a local authority must...
Monday, 24 February 2020 15:30
Dumfries and Galloway Council and the Participatory Budgeting Steering Group want to invite you to vote on a choice of 68 Projects spread throughout our region this year which are all aiming to tackle poverty within their local area. It’s your...
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 12:05
Early Learning and Childcare: get ready to enrol for funded places Families are being encouraged to enrol their children for funded early learning in childcare as part of a major expansion in provision from August 2020. From August, all 3 and...
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 09:45
Applications now open to join new partnership body to help influence direction of Regional Economy Dumfries and Galloway Council and Scottish Borders Council are looking for representatives from across a range of sectors to apply to become a member of a...
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 10:35
Two new exhibitions are the flavour of February at Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries. On Saturday 15 February in Gallery One Advance, the annual exhibition of the artwork produced by sixth year students across Dumfries and Galloway as part of their...
Monday, 17 February 2020 14:09
The new inclusive park at Catherine Street opened to the public earlier today (17 February). The opening of the new, inclusive park is the result of the aspiration, vision, determination and hard work of the volunteer group Include Us who have been...
Friday, 14 February 2020 10:43
Dumfries and Galloway Council along with several third sector partners are delivering a wide range of activities and events which are free to everyone to attend throughout our Mid Term Holidays this year. The holidays run from Monday 17 February to...
Thursday, 13 February 2020 14:22
On Tuesday 18 February, Dumfries and Galloway Council and Dumfries and Galloway’s Regional Youth Council will host their first Joint Meeting at the Bridge in Dumfries. The meeting will bring together Elected Members, Elected Youth Councillors and...
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