Annan Solutions office

Annan Solutions office open for business

Dumfries and Galloway Council, the South of Scotland Economic Partnership, and the Scottish Government are delighted to announce the opening of our new designated...
Idiom Launch Plans

Idiom Launch Plans for the Future

Idiom, Dumfries High School’s Young Enterprise Company, made up of fifth and sixth year pupils, launched the Idiom Initiative at the Usual Place on...
Scottish Thistle Awards 2019

Dumfries & Galloway Tourism Business Honoured at Scottish Thistle Awards

THE COMPANY responsible for transforming Wigtown into Scotland’s National Book Town more than 20 years ago was named best in the business at Scotland’s...
Tourism Campaign

‘See South of Scotland’ Tourism Campaign Held at Scottish Parliament

A SPECIAL event to celebrate tourism in the south of Scotland was held at the Scottish Parliament this week. Over 100 tourism businesses from the...
Devoloping Potential 7Stanes

£200,000 Funding Confirmed For Feasibility Study into Devoloping Potential of 7Stanes

Investment in adventure tourism will help maintain Scotland’s reputation as a must-visit destination in the face of Brexit uncertainty, Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop has...
Offshore wind energy revolution

Offshore Wind Energy Revolution To Provide A Third Of All UK Electricity By 2030

Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry announced today the launch of the new joint government-industry Offshore Wind Sector Deal. Industry to invest £250...

Scotland Reaches for the Stars

Scotland’s satellite industry could help revolutionise the world’s response to natural disasters and potentially save lives, according to a leading scientific researcher. Dr Ciara McGrath,...
Local Spending, Suppliers, People

D&G Council to Focus Local Spending, Local Suppliers, Local People

Members of Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Policy and Resources Committee will meet on Thursday 14 March and hear of an increase in spending with...
Scottish Attractions Visitor Numbers

Scottish Visitor Attractions Record an Increase in Visitor Numbers for the Fifth Year in...

The Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions (ASVA) has announced that visits to its member sites rose slightly in 2018, the fifth year running that...
proposed new enterprise agency

Holyrood Committee endorses proposed new enterprise agency for the South of Scotland

The creation of a new South of Scotland enterprise agency has been given full support by the Scottish Parliament’s Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee. The...