Tuesday, February 19, 2019
SELECT’s campaign

SELECT’s campaign to Regulate Electricians is boosted by Scottish Government Call for Evidence

The announcement by  the Scottish Government of a “Call for Evidence” to gather evidence on the extent of substandard electrical installations in Scotland and...
PARKING’ AND ‘TOURIST’ TAX

Council Leader Rules Out Use Of ‘Parking’ & ‘Tourist’ Tax

In an open letter to residents and businesses in Dumfries and Galloway, Council Leader Elaine Murray has ruled out the use of the Workplace...
Investing South Scotland

Investing in the future of the south of Scotland

Almost £300,000 will be invested in the south of Scotland economy as part of a drive to support economic growth across the region. On a...
TOURISM FIGURES

HARPER WELCOMES BOOST IN TOURISM FIGURES

South Scotland MSP Emma Harper has welcomed figures which show that the number of overseas visitors to Scotland from Europe has increased by 22%...
Borderlands Opportunity

Carson Says Region Cannot let Borderlands Opportunity ‘Pass Them By’

Galloway and West Dumfries MSP Finlay Carson says the Borderlands Growth Deal is an economic opportunity the region cannot afford to let pass them...
BROADBAND INVESTMENT

EMMA HARPER CALLS FOR MORE BROADBAND INVESTMENT FROM UK GOVERNMENT

Emma Harper MSP has called on the UK government to revise its approach to digital connectivity and invest more money delivering high-speed broadband for...
Accommodation Business

Free Training to Help Maximise the Income from your Accommodation Business

The Galloway Glens Landscape Partnership Scheme is pleased to announce the start of their 2019 ‘Business Academy’ programme. This programme is supported by the...
European Visitors

Rise in European Visitors Brings Boost To Economy

The number of overseas visitors from Europe to Scotland increased sharply by 22% in the 12 months to the end of September 2018, according...
PINNEYS WORKERS FORGOTTEN

Local MSP Tells Parliament That Pinney’s Workers Have Been “Forgotten”

The claim was made during a debate in the Scottish Parliament on Scotland’s Future Economy which was proposed by Scottish Labour and highlighted recent...
Enterprise Agency

Council Leader makes call for a transformative South of Scotland Enterprise Agency

Dumfries and Galloway Council Leader Elaine Murray has called for a transformative South of Scotland Enterprise Agency that is built in the South at...