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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: 14/12/2018 12:40:48

Wednesday, 21 November 2018 10:11
The Council’s Children, Young People and Lifelong Learning [CYPLL] committee will consider a report on home education policy at its meeting on 27 November 2018. Under the Education [Scotland] Act 1980, the parents of a child who has been...
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 10:07
Local LGBT young people’s views on inclusive education will be considered by Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Children, Young People and Lifelong Learning [CYPLL] committee at its meeting on 27 November 2018. Following a Notice of Motion to...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 10:02
Members of Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Economy, Environment and Infrastructure Committee (23 Nov) will hear a report on improvements to waste collection services. The report reflects the changing nature of waste, recycling, addressing carbon...
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 10:00
Dumfries Ice Bowl is set to become the international focus for Women’s Ice Hockey in 2019. Two World Championship tournaments are to take place within quick succession in the New Year, bringing eleven countries national teams to the town. Great...
Monday, 19 November 2018 16:03
It's that time of year again: time to put on your Christmas jumpers and Santa hats and head for the Christmas fun and festivities in Dumfries Town Centre, on Sunday 2 December 2018, forthis year’s Christmas lights Big Switch. A fun filled day has...
Monday, 19 November 2018 15:42
After a well contested judging process, the finalists for the first Dumfries and Galloway Youth Awards have been revealed. The awards are being held to recognise and celebrate the involvement, dedication and incredible achievements of young people...
Monday, 19 November 2018 12:05
When this Council’s Economy Environment and Infrastructure Committee meet on 23 November Members will be updated on the progress of the Newton Stewart and Langholm Flood prevention schemes. The Newton Stewart scheme has been progressing since it...
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:15
Despite a limited service being resumed, this Council is aware that there continues to be travel issues for people in Stranraer and the surrounding area due to public safety issues at the former Station Hotel in Ayr. An extended exclusion zone has been...
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 16:18
During the Council’s Policy and Resources Committee (13 November 2018) Councillors agreed to the proposed Community Asset transfer of the Bakers Oven property located on the High Street in Dumfries for the sum of £1.00; continuing the...
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 15:11
Dumfries and Galloway Council is asking the public to take the budget challenge and tell us how they would create a council budget for 2019/20. Using an online simulator, members of the public will be encouraged to try and identify which services they...
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