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

Thursday, 19 April 2018 16:51
Council Depute Leader, Rob Davidson, Chair of our Council’s Economy, Environment and Infrastructure Committee, Cllr Archie Dryburgh and the Council’s Business and Enterprise Manager travelled to Annan today (19th April) with Minister for...
Wednesday, 18 April 2018 11:29
Last weekend, Dumfries and Galloway hosted its third Year of Young People 2018 Signature Event. The LGBT National Youth Gathering brought together 250 LGBT Young people and their allies from across Scotland to take part in a fantastic programme of...
Tuesday, 17 April 2018 10:25
Does dog fouling annoy you? Is there too much litter in your neighbourhood? Did you stop in a lay-by last week and see fly-tipping? The Council are asking members of the public about local issues in their community. The results will allow the Community...
Wednesday, 11 April 2018 17:43
The finale of the Annandale and Eskdale Schools Super 4s cross country league took place in Lockerbie following events in Moffat and Annan. The Super 4s which, are part of the PEPAS primary schools sporting calendar, are designed to promote cross...
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 10:23
Saturday the 14 April sees the opening day of ‘Hanging by a Thread’ at Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries. It’s the hotly anticipated textiles exhibition presented every three years by guild members of the Dumfries and District...
Monday, 09 April 2018 11:35
Youth Beatz Festival aims to start the summer holidays on a high with the announcement of the full line up of acts featuring at this year’s festival! Celebrating its 10th anniversary and will be a key event in Scotland’s Year of Young People...
Friday, 06 April 2018 16:44
An action group met today committed to finding resolution for the staff at Pinneys in Annan. The group met at Council Headquarters, and was attended by Council Leaders and the Minister for Business Innovation and Energy. Speaking after the meeting,...
Wednesday, 04 April 2018 18:03
The Council Leader and Depute Leader have met with Government Ministers today following the announcement by Young’s Seafood that they intend to close their site in Annan. Council Leader, Elaine Murray and Depute Leader, Rob Davidson, issued the...
Wednesday, 04 April 2018 16:33
Fourteen regional arts projects across Dumfries and Galloway are set to share £75,000 from the Regional Arts Fund for arts projects taking place in 2018/19. Competition was very strong with applications for just under £190,000 made to the...
Thursday, 29 March 2018 14:45
Another significant milestone for Dumfries Learning Town and the region’s Schools for the Future was reached today when St Joseph’s College was handed back to the Council after a multi-million pound refurbishment. Pupils, teachers and other...
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