With Over 200 Miles of Coastline Marine Tourism Success Is Great News for D&G

    Marine recreation and tourism expenditure in Scotland is estimated to amount to £3.7 billion per year, according to a report published this week. The Scottish...

Over 56,000 Employed by Scottish Business Pledge Companies

The number of employees working at companies that have made the Scottish Business Pledge has broken through the 56,000 barrier. Deputy First Minister John Swinney...

CX Project Helps Lockerbie Company Expand

When Lockerbie-based Robinsons wanted to expand the business, the CX Project was ready to help. Company Managing Director, Ryan Brown, said, “We had purchased extra...

Rural Communities to Benefit from Multi-Million Timber Transport Fund

  Environment Minister, Dr Aileen McLeod, today announced a £2.85 million boost for the Strategic Timber Transport Fund for 2016/17, continuing the work of this...

Foundations of Scottish economy strong Says First Minister

Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland 2014-15. The foundations of Scotland’s economy are strong, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said today, as new figures show onshore...

Dumfries and Galloway Regional Tourism Strategy for 2016-20

At the meeting of Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Economy, Environment and Infrastructure (EEI) Committee on 15th March, members will be asked to approve the...

Fairtrade Fortnight 2016 – Dumfries and Galloway’s Contribution

This year’s Fairtrade Fortnight theme is ‘Sit down for Breakfast; Stand Up for Farmers’. Dumfries and Galloway Councillors have been sampling and enjoying a...

Young Entrepreneurs Project Helps Mobile Hair and Beauty Business to Grow

Room One, operated by Vicky Napier, is bringing hairdressing and beauty services direct to clients' homes with the support of the Young Entrepreneurs scheme. Originally...

Shortlist Announced for Dumfries and Galloway Business Awards 2016

Dumfries, Scotland March 2, 2016: The shortlist for the DGBusiness Awards 2016 in association with Dumfries & Galloway College has been unveiled. Organisations, individuals and...

£1 Million to Boost Youth Employment In D&G

  Young people in South West Scotland to benefit from new jobs drive. A £60 million programme to support young people in South West Scotland into...