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Recent releases

Last Updated: 21/03/2019 14:47:37

Apothecary – Brand New Exhibition at Gracefield
Thursday, 21 March 2019 14:47
Apothecary features a series of handmade vessels and scientific glassware by Glasgow-based artist Siobhan Healy containing traditional herbal medicines and tonics. Shown at Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries for the first time, selectedglass exhibits...
Council addresses equalities
Thursday, 21 March 2019 11:47
Dumfries and Galloway Council (28 February 2018) will review progress and future plans in relation to the Equality Act 2010 and statutory duties. The Equalities Act 2010 has a number of General and Specific Duties which apply to our Council, the...
Council asked to condemn anti-Semitism
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 16:34
Dumfries and Galloway Council [28.03.19] will be asked to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance [IHRA] definition of anti-Semitism. Councillor Elaine Murray, seconded by Councillor Rob Davidson, submitted a Notice of Motion requesting...
Year of Young People
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 12:14
Dumfries and Galloway Council [28 March 2019] will consider a summary and evaluation of the Year of Young People 2018. The Year of Young People celebrated and showcased the personalities, talents and achievements of young people in Dumfries and...
Council hears 10,000 voices of young people
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 12:06
Dumfries and Galloway Council [28.03.19] will consider a report on 10,000 Voices, the largest ever collation of the views of young people in Dumfries and Galloway. Research for 10,000 Voices was conducted throughout the region during the Year of Young...
Dumfries and Galloway Council is a voice for the planet through Earth Hour 2019
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 11:50
Dumfries and Galloway Council is once again demonstrating its commitment to the environment by joining WWF‘s Earth Hour, the biggest global movement to protect the planet. The council will join the global lights out event for Earth Hour by turning...
Community Conversations Kick Off
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 10:06
Communities throughout Dumfries and Galloway are being encouraged to have their say, influence the delivery of ‘Streetscene’ services and see what they can do to help to look after their local area through our Clean DG initiative through a...
Annan Solutions office open for business
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 09:41
Dumfries and Galloway Council, the South of Scotland Economic Partnership, and the Scottish Government are delighted to announce the opening of our new designated development office in Annan. This new ‘Annan Solutions’ office opens for...
Evictions Prevented Thanks to Council’s Welfare Team
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 09:16
Members of Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Communities Committee will meet on Tuesday 19 March and will receive an update on the current position of the Welfare and Housing Options Team. In the past year, just shy of 300 customers have been...
Buyer found for former Pinneys site
Monday, 18 March 2019 15:35
Since the closure of Pinneys in Annan almost one year ago there has been a lot of work being carried out behind the scenes to alleviate the affects of the loss of the region’s biggest employer. Dumfries and Galloway Council has worked tirelessly...
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