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Galloway National Park Could Help UK Reach Target of 30% Protected Land

Galloway National Park Could Help UK Reach Target of 30% Protected Land

Scotland risks being caught out at next year’s COP26 Meeting in Glasgow.  The UK Government committed the country in September 2020 to meet the...
Views sought on Moniaive's Dalmacallan Forest management plan

Views Sought On Moniaive’s Dalmacallan Forest Management Plan

Forestry and Land Scotland is inviting people in Dumfries to take part in the development of the Dalmacallan Land Management Plan. The plan is concerned with...
The Royal Burgh of Dumfries Tattoo Postponed Until 2022

The Royal Burgh of Dumfries Tattoo Postponed Until 2022

The Royal Burgh of Dumfries Tattoo have today announced the rescheduling of the 2021 Tattoo, in light of ongoing COVID uncertainty. In an announcement...
DUMFRIES ICE BOWL - COVID-19 UPDATE

Dumfries Ice Bowl Covid 19 Update

Dumfries and Galloway Council currently do not expect for the Dumfries Ice Bowl  to open to the public before the end of the calendar...

Royal College Of Occupational Therapists Launches Careers Diversity Campaign

As part of Occupational Therapy Week 2020, the Royal College of Occupational Therapists (RCOT) has launched a campaign to inspire people from all backgrounds...
DEVILS PORRIDGE MUSEUM PREPARES FOR EXCITING NEW EXHIBIT

Devils Porridge Museum Prepares For Exciting New Exhibit

Something exciting is happening at The Devil’s Porridge Museum at Eastriggs Near Annan, Dumfries and Galloway this week but unfortunately it will mean that...

A Climate Emergency in Dumfries & Galloway: Online Event – 3rd Nov, 7.30pm

In 2019, Dumfries & Galloway Council declared a Climate Emergency and set the target of our region emitting net zero carbon by 2025 –...

Local Group Cycles Proving Popular For Families & More

A local cycle campaign have been amazed at the success of their informal group rides and are now hoping that people will continue pedalling...
Consultation open on Garrogill and Screel woodlands

Consultation Open On Garrogill & Screel Woodlands

Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) has opened two consultations on Land Management Plans that map out proposals for two Dumfries and Galloway woodlands for...
Outdoors and nature engagement sustained post-lockdown

Outdoors & Nature Engagement Sustained Post-lockdown

An increase in people visiting the outdoors and engaging with nature has continued after lockdown, a new survey shows. NatureScot has published the second wave...

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Amey helps to Kickstart careers in Scotland

Amey Helps To Kickstart Careers In Scotland

Amey, a leading public service provider, is helping to tackle the employment and training deficit caused by coronavirus by providing work placements under the...