Developing sustainable plastic packaging: apply for funding

Businesses can apply for a share of up to £37 million to support projects that look at ways to radically reduce waste from plastic...

Devastating Blow For Workers As Penman Engineering Goes Into Administration Again

 Penman Engineering in Dumfries has gone into administration for the second time in three years with the loss of 44 jobs. The Dumfries based vehicle...

Global Dumfries business receives ministerial visit for training success

This week (Monday 13 January) Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills, Jamie Hepburn was accompanied by Emma Harper MSP South Scotland in a...

Half a Million Pounds Funding for growth in Dumfries and Galloway

Enterprise projects in Dumfries and Galloway will receive a share of more than £500,000 from the South of Scotland Economic Partnership (SOSEP). This latest tranche...

Tourism Drive For South West Coastal 300 Touring Route Launched

A new campaign is aiming to bring more visitors to south west Scotland by showcasing the remarkable offering of the South West Coastal 300...

Funding To Secure Independent & Family Run Businesses

Independent bakeries in Scotland are benefitting from £125,000 to help small food retailers face the challenges posed by bigger chains.The Scottish Government funding has...

More Than One Thousand Carriages On Scotland’s Railway

More than one thousand carriages are delivering additional seats for customers across Scotland’s Railway, following the arrival of ScotRail’s brand-new fleet of trains.ScotRail completed...

South of Scotland Enterprise Appoints Interim CEO

Image Credit: nature.scotAn interim chief executive has been appointed to the South of Scotland Enterprise which is regenerating the south of Scotland’s economy.Nick Halfhide,...
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Dumfries & Galloway College Given Tour of BSW Timber Limited

Carpentry and Joinery students, lecturer Jimmy Widdowson, and Workplace Co-ordinator, Nick Spencer, from Dumfries and Galloway College have been given a tour of a...

‘Get Quacking’ – With Less Than a Month To Go

HMRC is urging Self Assessment customers to complete their Self Assessment tax return before the 31 January 2020 deadline.About 5.4 million taxpayers have less...

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Loch Ken Consultation kicks off with successful public event

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