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, 29 March 2018 11:51
EnterprisingDG Facilities Services new Naturally D&G Globetrotter Menu was launched at Dalbeattie High School on Friday 23 March 2018. The new menu will be rolled out to all secondary schools by the end of 2018. St. Joseph’s College, Dumfries...
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 11:10
Proposals to create a new multi-agency group to tackle the problem of empty homes across the region will go in front of councillors next week. Members of the Communities committee will be asked to give the seal of approval to the plans to establish the...
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 11:09
Our region will benefit from Scottish Government funding to the tune of £2.063 million. The purpose of the funding is to reduce carbon emissions, tackle fuel poverty in our region and the focus will be on whole street solid wall insulation, free...
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 11:09
Councillors next week will be told that communities are continuing to take ownership of local facilities right across the region. Members of the Council’s Communities committee will hear that good progress is being made in implementing the...
Tuesday, 27 March 2018 11:16
An update on the progress that the Council is making to tackle poverty in the region will be provided to Councillors next week. A report outlining the progress of the Council’s anti-poverty strategy action plan will be provided to Councillors at...
Monday, 26 March 2018 16:08
Plans are in hand for Armed Forces Week 2018 [25 to 30 June] 2018 marks the centenaries of the founding of the Royal Air Force and the Great War armistice. A sub group of DGFirst Contact has been set up to coordinate activities. The group comprises...
Thursday, 22 March 2018 16:08
Youth Beatz is back for 2018 and needs your help. As one of the Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018 Signature Events, thousands of young people from all over Scotland will attend the 2 day festival on Saturday 30 June and Sunday 1 July at its...
Wednesday, 21 March 2018 13:36
The annual Annandale and Eskdale Primary Schools Cross Country Championship took place at Grummel Park in Lochmaben last Wednesday [14 March 2018]. The race which brings entries from every school in Annandale and Eskdale included twelve races for...
Monday, 19 March 2018 13:37
On Saturday 10th March Dumfries & Galloway Council held its first ever participatory budgeting public voting event in west of the region. Participatory budgeting (PB) is a way in which local people can make decision on which services and projects in...
Thursday, 15 March 2018 12:08
The countdown is on until the second event that gives the community the right to choose how money is to be spent on local projects that will help make a difference to those facing difficult times. Local people in Dumfries and Gallowaycan vote for the...
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