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Last Updated: 18/01/2021 16:54:10

Climate Emergency Declaration – D&G Route to Carbon Neutral
Monday, 18 January 2021 16:54
The Adoption of the Climate Emergency Declaration and the supporting 12-point plan by Dumfries and Galloway Council in June 2019 created a starting point to focus the management and reduction of our Council’s carbon footprint. The Council’s...
Craft Worker Review
Monday, 18 January 2021 15:37
Craft Worker roles are spread across four Service areas within Dumfries and Galloway Council:Transport and Operations; Construction, Maintenance and Waste Collection; Facilities Service; and Property and Estates Programme Service. All Council’s in...
Stranraer Conservation Are Regeneration Scheme
Monday, 18 January 2021 15:02
The Stranraer Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARS) property grant scheme aims to assist in the repair and reinstatement of historic features on traditional building facades to protect the character of Stranraer town centre. Stranraer Museum is a...
Post EU Exit – Council Requests Action on Border Control Post in D&G
Monday, 11 January 2021 11:13
Dumfries and Galloway remains a key strategic location for the movement of goods between Northern Ireland and Great Britain. Whilst Ferry Traffic and the strategic road network are not our direct responsibility, this Council recognises the implications...
Deputy Lieutenant announced for The Stewartry
Tuesday, 22 December 2020 11:56
A new Deputy Lieutenant has been appointed for The Stewartry: Mark Jardine MBE. Born and raised in Dumfries, Mark attended Dumfries Academy. He attained a BA in English and Psychology from Strathclyde University. Mark then joined the family business,...
Youth Work in Dumfries and Galloway
Friday, 18 December 2020 13:59
The Attic Youth Group at North West Community Campus in Dumfries ran a rights-based workshop as part of Dumfries & Galloway Youth Council's #KnowYourRights campaign, ending on Human Rights Day (10 Dec). The events got children and young people...
New Dumfries High School given the green light
Friday, 18 December 2020 12:14
A new Dumfries High School has been given the green light by the Scottish Government. Cosla today (Friday 18 December) have published details of the next phase of the Learning Estate Investment Programme. The replacement for Dumfries High School is...
Click, Talk, Knit at Dumfries Musuem
Thursday, 17 December 2020 09:37
Dumfries Museum is hosting an exhibition of work by The Click Talk knitting group, which has met in Dumfries Museum every week since 2004…until Covid-19, that is. The group members have, however, been busy knitting at home and have donated...
Preparing for Brexit
Tuesday, 15 December 2020 16:54
The UK left the EU on 31st January 2020 and entered a transition period which is scheduled to end on 31st December 2020. With only a few weeks to go a report on the Council’s planning for Brexit will be presented to Members of Dumfries and Galloway...
Championing our Environment
Tuesday, 15 December 2020 12:26
Whilst climate change has been recognised as a major issue for more than a generation, it is only in the last couple of years that the enormity of the risk associated with failing to tackle this head on has been widely recognised. In June 2019, Dumfries...
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