Press releases

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

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Recent releases

Last Updated: 21/06/2018 08:52:51

Monday, 11 June 2018 14:50
Laura McHarrie, a social worker with Dumfries and Galloway Council, has won the Andrew Cornwell Memorial Award for the highest performing graduate in the Open University’s social work programme in Scotland. Laura was presented with a certificate...
Monday, 11 June 2018 14:03
The mobile youth centre My Pod has been rebranded as part of the region’s celebrations for the Year of Young People 2018. The Council iskeen to get My Pod out to as many events and communities as possible over the summer to help share the message...
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 16:29
Dumfries and Galloway Council's Youth Work Team won two awards at the National Youth Work Awards 2018. Youth Worker Gayle Finlay from Dumfries was named Scotland’s Youth Worker of the Year 2018 for her work to provide extra support to young...
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 13:48
More than 240 people, including business representatives, public sector organisations and individuals, have signed up for the first Borderlands conference taking place this month. Organisers are delighted with the take up for the inaugural event on...
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 11:06
The Eden Festival has received £8000 from Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Major Events Strategic Fund to help pay the salaries of two new interns; Hannah Gould (36) and Rose Darling (31) both from Balmaclellan. Councillor Adam Wilson, the...
Tuesday, 05 June 2018 11:49
More than 160 young people from every corner of Scotland are heading to Stranraer this weekend (Saturday 9th – Sunday 10th June) for the Scottish Youth Parliament’s 66th National Sitting. Members of the Scottish Youth Parliament (MSYPs) will...
Friday, 01 June 2018 13:21
If you're a care leaver, you could get reduced council tax. If you were looked after a local authority in Scotland, England or Wales, from age 16, you could qualify. A care leaver is someone who attended children's hearings and were looked after at...
Thursday, 31 May 2018 17:56
Following the conclusion of the 45-day consultation period, the announcement today from Young’s that Pinneys in Annan will proceed with the closure of the plant this year has greatly disappointed Dumfries and Galloway Council. The Council wishes to...
Tuesday, 29 May 2018 17:50
Members of the Council’s Community and Customer Services Committee will review the performance of the Communities Directorate for 2017/18 when the Director’s end of year assessment of the Communities Directorate Business Plan performance. ...
Tuesday, 29 May 2018 17:40
Police Scotland and Dumfries and Galloway Council officers are working with organisers on public safety related to the planned public procession (All Under OneBanner)through Dumfries town centre on Saturday. As a result of the procession, there will be...
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