New coronavirus grant scheme open to applications in Dumfries & Galloway

Businesses in Dumfries & Galloway impacted by the current block of coronavirus restrictions can apply for grants of between £1,000 and £3,000 from Tuesday....

Third Sector Set Out Economy Recovery Plan

The third sector in Dumfries and Galloway has the ambition to be a powerful partner in a recovering economy, a new report states this...
Vattenfall UK responds to the Government's proposals for Offshore Wind

Vattenfall UK Responds To The Government’s Proposals For Offshore Wind

Responding to the Government's proposals for UK offshore wind, Vattenfall UK Country Manager Danielle Lane said: "The ambition signalled by the Prime Minister - to...
'GEEK RETREAT' SET TO OPEN IN FORMER DUMFRIES RESTAURANT

‘Geek Retreat’ Set To Open In Former Dumfries Restaurant

Geek culture retailer, Geek Retreat, has announced plans to open 100 new stores on high streets around the country over the next two years...

New ‘Scotland Loves Local’ Grant For Local Projects

A new £1 million ‘Scotland Loves Local’ fund will provide grants of between £500 and £5,000 to hundreds of projects to promote town centre...

Government Outlines Approach To Protect Future Of Cash

Brits will be able to get cashback from shops without needing to buy anything under new proposals to protect the UK’s cash system announced...
Unemployment in Scotland rose by 12,000 over the last 12 months.

Unemployment In Scotland Rose By 12,000 Over The Last 12 Months.

Responding to today’s Labour Market Statistics, Scottish Secretary Alister Jack said: Today’s unemployment figures continue to be a concern, and we know that there...

More Jobs Under Threat Across The Region As Edinburgh Woollen Mill Group On Brink...

The EWM group, that includes the store brands Peacocks, Jaegar, Edinburgh Woollen Mill and Ponden Home Interiors, is reported to of filed notice with...

New COVID Restrictions Without Sufficient Help Could Mean Last Orders

Scotland's First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon has announced significant restrictions of Dumfries & Galloway’s hospitality industry starting from today, Friday the 9th of October, as...

Re-Use Derelict Land To Support Economic Growth & Wellbeing Says Taskforce

The Vacant and Derelict Land Taskforce has made a series of recommendations to Scottish Government which aim to transform Scotland’s approach to tackling the legacy of...