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: 17/09/2018 17:35:32

Wednesday, 29 August 2018 15:54
In June 2017 Dumfries and Galloway Council allocated £1 million from Council Tax on second homes to create a new Town Centre Living Fund. The aim of this is to increase the supply of affordable housing in town centres and settlements by bringing...
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 14:41
The Strategic Housing Investment Plan, otherwise known as SHIP sets out key priorities for affordable housing development in our region and identifies the resources needed to deliver the project. This Council recognises that poor housing can contribute...
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 12:40
The Council’s Social Work Services committee [28.08.2018] considered Scotland’s first national report on corporate parenting in Scotland. Dumfries and Galloway Council has a robust corporate parenting action plan, setting out the...
Thursday, 23 August 2018 11:52
Over 70 residents of Torthorwald and Collin packed in to Torthorwald Village Hall to give their views on road safety in the villages. On 14 August ward councillors, the community council and individuals from the villages came together to highlight the...
Wednesday, 22 August 2018 15:55
The Pipes and Drums of Canada will perform on Dumfries High Street and the Plainstanes on Saturday 25 August 2018 at 1230. Around 60 musicians, supported by 40 members of their parade team, will set off along the High Street from the Loreburn Centre to...
Wednesday, 22 August 2018 15:12
A three-day Young Sports Leadership Academy supported with funding by the Holywood Trust and Magnox Limited has been taking place in Annandale and Eskdale delivered by Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Active School and Community Sport...
Tuesday, 21 August 2018 14:38
Monday 27 August 2018 Carsphairn War Memorial 1200 - unveiling of commemorative paving stone, Carsphairn War Memorial 1235 - commemorative service, Carsphairn Parish Church 1330 - parade to Lagwyne Hall, Carshpairn, followed by civic lunch and...
Thursday, 16 August 2018 07:40
A new campaign to support parents with the costs of returning to school has been launched across the region. The School Uniform Project is a new initiative that will help to tackle the costs of paying for new school uniforms and stationery. Across our...
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 10:01
National, Higher and Advanced Higher results have been delivered to around 140,000 pupils across Scotland today [Tuesday 7 August 2018]. In Dumfries and Galloway, 3,235 young people at 16 secondary schools will have eagerly awaiting their...
Thursday, 02 August 2018 17:22
Lieutenant James Edward Tait VC MC [1886-1918] Wednesday 8 August 2018 1100: Maxwelltown War Memorial 1145: Maxwelltown West Church A paving stone commemorating Lt Tait will be unveiled and wreaths will be laid in his memory at Maxwelltown War Memorial....
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