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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

Tuesday, 03 July 2018 16:13
The sold out crowd from across Scotland descended on Park Farm, Dumfries last weekend for Youth Beatz with Choices for Life, the largest free youth music festival in Scotland. The audience of around 18,000 people on Saturday and 15,000 people on Sunday...
Tuesday, 03 July 2018 08:52
The contract for the Dumfries to Edinburgh local bus service is scheduled for renewal on 12 August. The contract is currently jointly funded by SWestrans, SPT and Scottish Borders Council (SBC) and costs some £390,000 per annum. The current funding...
Monday, 02 July 2018 10:15
There are two new exhibitions for the summer holidays at Gracefield – the first, starting on 7th July, is the annual show from the Dumfries & Galloway Fine Arts Society. This exhibition by professionals and amateurs from across Dumfries and...
Monday, 02 July 2018 09:59
Langholm New Town Bowling Club became the latest sports club in Annandale and Eskdale to gain the Sports Club Accreditation Scheme which is administered by the Active Schools and Community Sport Team for Dumfries and Galloway Council. Sports clubs are...
Friday, 29 June 2018 13:15
“As the school summer holiday arrives, we very much hope that all staff and pupils at schools across our region have a very relaxing and happy holiday. But, we realise that, for some pupils, the long summer holiday means that time drags and that...
Thursday, 28 June 2018 11:45
A range of events is taking place in Dumfries and Galloway to give people the opportunity to show their appreciation for our armed forces. Armed Forces Day Parade – Saturday, 30 June 2018 An Armed Forces Day Parade will take place...
Wednesday, 27 June 2018 12:16
Youth Beatz 2018 is almost here! After months of excitement and preparation, Youth Beatz with Choices for Life returns! Youth Beatz 2018 has been significantly expanded especially for Year of Young People 2018 due to the support from the Year of Young...
Tuesday, 26 June 2018 15:51
Education Scotland inspected Beattock Primary School in April and have now reported their findings. The inspectors evaluated as ‘very good’ the leadership of change, learning, teaching and assessment, ensuring wellbeing, equality and...
Tuesday, 26 June 2018 14:12
For Year of Young People 2018, The Toon returns as a key feature of Youth Beatz 2018 to celebrate its 10th anniversary. The Toon is an issue based drama production taking a look into some of the real life issues faced by today’s young people. ...
Monday, 25 June 2018 16:00
30 young people from Scotland, Germany and Taiwan will travel to Dumfries and Galloway next week to join the team deliveringthis year’s Youth Beatz festival. The young people have been shortlisted from scores of applications that were received...
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