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Dumfries and Galloway Council are currently working with Mid and East Antrim Borough Council on reinvigorating the North Channel Partnership. This Partnership was originally established in 1999 by grouping key public and private interests on both sides of the Irish Sea. The main aim at that time was to...
award for Wigtownshire pharmacy team’s pioneering approach
A GROUND-BREAKING approach to service structure has seen the Wigtownshire pharmacy team in the Dumfries and Galloway win a national award for innovation – for the second year running.   The Wigtownshire Pharmacy Team were joint winners of the ‘Innovations in Prescribing’ category in the 2019 Scottish Pharmacy Awards which took...
HAVE YOUR SAY ABOUT LOCAL POLICING
In order for local Police officers to best meet the needs of our communities within Dumfries and Galloway they are asking for the public's views on what you see as the biggest issues that affect you. The consultation process is now open for the Dumfries and Galloway Local Policing...
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Drugs, with an estimated street value of eighty thousand pounds, have been seized by Police officers in Dumfries. Around 8.10 pm last night, Monday, 11 November, 2019, officers stopped a black BMW on the A74 (M), Glasgow to Carlisle Road, near to Junction 16, Johnstonebridge, and on searching found the...
Library DOG FRIENDLY DAYS
South of Scotland MSP Emma Harper has written to Dumfries & Galloway Council and contacted a number of libraries across Dumfries & Galloway to ask if they’d consider ‘Doggy Days’. Ms Harper suggested having a dedicated Dog Friendly Library Day in the region’s libraries could help increase footfall and bring...
60 YEAR OLD MAN SERIOUSLY ASSAULTED DUMFRIES
Police Scotland Detectives investigating the SERIOUS ASSAULT of a 60-year-old man in Dumfries are appealing for two taxi drivers to contact them. Around 9.10pm on Friday, 8 November, 2019, a 60-year-old man was confronted by a man on his doorstep in Goldie Avenue, Dumfries and seriously assaulted. Enquiries carried out...
Change to Kelloholm GP surgery appointment hours
A CHANGE in GP appointment hours is being introduced at Kelloholm surgery. With effect from this week, Upper Nithsdale Group Practice will only be able to provide GP clinics at the surgery in Kelloholm on weekday mornings. This arrangement has been made following the recent departure of Dr Marion...
CASH AND JEWELLERY STOLEN FROM HOUSE IN KIRKCUDBRIGHT
Police officers in Kirkcudbright are investigating a break-in to a house in Mount Pleasant Avenue in the town. Sometime between 10.30am and 6.30pm on Wednesday 6 November 2019 the house was broken into while the occupier was out. A quantity of jewellery and a four figure sum of cash,...
Royal Mail 2019 Christmas stamps Now on sale
Step into Christmas with a stunning set of Special Stamps and Collectibles bringing the Nativity story to life from Royal Mail. The colourful set of stamps are based on paper-cut art and light illustrations by artists Hari and Deepti and show scenes from the the nativity including Mary and baby...
A Dumfries and Galloway church built in 1865 as a Free Church before becoming a Roman Catholic Chapel in 1876 has been awarded £43,197 by Historic Environment Scotland (HES) for a project to transform it into a performance arts venue. The B-listed St Joseph’s Church in Creetown is being redeveloped...

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