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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: 11/12/2018 13:06:06

Monday, 24 September 2018 17:01
In August 2018, the Council’s Social Work Services committee considered Scotland’s first national report on corporate parenting in Scotland. At that meeting, it was agreed that a future meeting would receive a presentation by young people...
Monday, 24 September 2018 16:56
The Council will consider a report on its Children’s Services Plan on 25 September 2018. The Children and Young People [Scotland] Act 2014, requires that local authorities produce a children’s services plan jointly with the NHS. The...
Monday, 24 September 2018 10:20
A constellation of festivals and events is lighting up Dumfries and Galloway this September. The Electric Fields Festival, the Galloway Hills Rally, the Stranraer Oyster Festival and the start of the Wigtown Book Festival are all cultural and sporting...
Friday, 21 September 2018 14:31
Friday 28 September 2018 Wigtown County Buildings DG8 9JH – outside/marquee [Bowling Green entrance] 1130: parade followed by unveiling of commemorative paving stone and memorial archway A commemorative paving stone will be unveiled and wreaths...
Friday, 21 September 2018 12:29
The children, pupils, parents and staff of the North West Community Campus have been incredibly patient as we put in place the emergency response to minimise the disruption due to the disappointing closure of their new school last week. Since the...
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 12:53
The Association of Public Service Excellence (APSE) Service Awards 2018 were held on the 13th September 2018 in Edinburgh. These awards, designed to recognise excellence in local government frontline services across the UK, are open to all local...
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 12:41
At the launch of Dumfries and Galloway’s annual Business Week, which runs from Monday 1st to 5th October organisers promised the delivery of a few surprise packages this year. Using their expert knowledge and connections, Dumfries and Galloway...
Monday, 17 September 2018 17:35
An ambitious multi-million-pound proposal supporting a wide range of innovative projects that could provide significant investment to the Borderlands is set to be submitted to UK and Scottish Governments later this month. The proposals will be submitted...
Friday, 14 September 2018 16:18
2018 will see the first annual Dumfries and Galloway Youth Awards take place. The awards are being held to recognise and celebrate the involvement, dedication and incredible achievements of young people across Dumfries and Galloway. 2018 is the Scottish...
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 15:41
Senior officers of Dumfries and Galloway Council and Graham Construction met today and held a robust discussion on the current situation at North West Community Campusin Dumfries. Both parties expressed disappointment at the impact this is having on...
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