£195 MILLION SCHEME LAUNCHED TO HELP HOMEBUYERS IN SCOTLAND

New scheme to focus on affordable homes. The Scottish Government will spend £195 million over the next three years on a new shared equity...

BEAT THE STREET LAUNCHES IN ANNAN AND DALBEATTIE

From the 1st of September, residents of Annan/Dalbeattie will be encouraged to take to the street and help each community reach the goal of...

TIME AND AGAIN EXHIBITION LAUNCHES AT DUMFRIES MUSEUM

This exhibition at Dumfries Museum contrasts late 19th century and early 20th century Dumfries shop-fronts, trades and street scenes with their modern day counterparts. Created...

1000 VISITORS COME TO DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY BASED ENVIRONMENTAL ARTS FESTIVAL

Environmental Art Festival Scotland Celebrates a Co-operative Vision International Public Art gathering at Morton Castle welcomes 1000 visitors from all over the world THE second...

VOLUNTEERS BUILD MASSIVE SCULPTURE TO MARK ‘INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE DISAPPEARED’

  On Sunday, volunteers helped build a 15ft high living structure in Dumfries and Galloway  to remember those still missing as a result of the...

ONE STEP CLOSER TO DALBEATTIE LEARNING CAMPUS

At a special meeting of the Council’s Education Committee on 31 August, Councillors agreed unanimously to proceed to Financial Close on the Dalbeattie Learning...

New Legislation To Tackle Domestic Abuse Will Help Protect The Vulnerable – Police Scotland

Proposals for a new Bill to modernise the law to address the complexities of cases involving domestic abuse was welcomed by Police Scotland today. Plans...

MOSTLY GHOSTLY SET TO CHILL WITH TALK ABOUT CARNSALLOCH HOUSE

History and Hauntings of Carnsalloch House A talk by Mostly Ghostly at Troqueer Arms, Dumfries Family history, a famous actor and even a headless horseman will...

MENINGITIS-B VACCINATION PROGRAMME BEGINS IN SCOTLAND

From tomorrow (1 September), the MenB vaccine is introduced to the routine childhood vaccination programme in Scotland. Scotland is now one of the few nations...

RECORDED DEATHS OF SCOTTISH SEAFARERS ONLINE FOR THE FIRST TIME

A complete record of the deaths of Scottish seafarers from late Victorian times until 1974 is now available online for the first time . Over...