Ederly LOSE FREE TV LICENSE

OVER 9,000 ELDERLY ACROSS DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY TO LOSE FREE TV LICENSE

Today, June the 10th 2019, the BBC Board has announced its decision on the future of the over 75s licence fee concession. The Government’s...
TEACHERS CELEBRATE PROFESSIONAL LEARNING

Teachers Celebrate Professional Learning

Primary teachers from across the Dumfries and Gaslloway gathered at the University of Glasgow’s School of Interdisciplinary Studies on Wednesday (5 June 2019) at...

Police Scotland puts needs of public at heart of call handling

Police Scotland is introducing a new way of assessing calls to its 101 and 999 service to improve the way we respond to contact...
surplus Council property

Cost cutting identifies surplus Council property

As part of Dumfries and Galloway Council’s ongoing cost cutting exercises, and as part of our 2019/20 Budget, They have been reviewing thier property...

Carson backs plans to tackle fly-tipping scourge

Galloway and West Dumfries MSP Finlay Carson is backing plans by the Scottish Conservatives to tackle the scourge of fly-tipping.   Mr Carson, who is also...

Upper Nithsdale Trail Launched to Boost Tourism

People are being encouraged to ‘Discover Upper Nithsdale’ with the launch of a new tourist trail which aims to ‘change the story’ of the...
Galloway Glens Moths project

The Moths at Home project takes off!

This week saw the launch of the ‘Moths at Home’ project in which the charity Butterfly Conservation will be working with a whole range...
Capital Investment on Land Assets

Council review Capital Investment on Land Assets

Dumfries and Galloways Council’s Communities committee will consider a report on the final outcome position for the Land Asset Capital Programme 2018/19. In February...
RE-OPENING BEATTOCK STATION

MSP RAISES RE-OPENING BEATTOCK STATION IN PARLIAMENT

South Scotland Labour MSP Colin Smyth has raised the possibility of the re-opening Beattock Train Station in the Scottish Parliament.   During a debate on Scotland’s...

D&G Council Commited to Tackling Poverty

Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Communities committee will consider a report summarising performance relating to the Anti-Poverty Strategy action plan . Dumfries and Galloway Council...