BUSINESS innovation is at an all-time high in Dumfries and Galloway with more money being spent every year by firms on research and development projects.
PEOPLE in Dumfries and Galloway who have been coughing for three weeks or more are being urged to make an appointment with their GP as part of a new campaign launched by the Scottish Government’s Detect Cancer Early programme.
A NEAR £1m Scottish Enterprise Grant has helped to secure around 70 jobs at a Dumfries manufacturing plant.
A NEW report by the Scottish Government has shown that levels of child poverty in Dumfries and Galloway are among the worst in Scotland.
A COMMITMENT is being sought from the Scottish Government to fund phase two of the Dumfries Learning Town project.
THE WHITESANDS flood project in Dumfries is to face scrutiny by The Scottish Government — after deciding to hold a public local inquiry.
AN OFFER of support is being extended to the 344 people who have formally objected to a £25 million Whitesands flood defence project.
A £25 MILLION Whitesands scheme which Labour now concede likely lost them votes is heading to a public enquiry.
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FALLS OF more than 50-per-cent in rateable values of some Dumfries retail premises have raised questions about the state of the town centre economy.
AN eyesore former school site and derelict factory in Lockerbie could be transformed into housing estates, as part of a region-wide homes boost.
THERE has been a £2.9 million boost for selected schools across Dumfries and Galloway aimed at improving the education of disadvantaged children.
POULTRY owners will have to keep their flocks inside after a ban on them venturing outdoors was extended for a further month.
AS the weather starts to get colder it is important that Dumfriesshire residents get prepared now rather than waiting until extreme weather affects them and others in the community.
A MASSIVE £21.1 million of savings will be required in next year’s Dumfries and Galloway Council budget.
A NEW fuel poverty scheme, backed by up to £224 million from the Scottish Government, will help hundreds of people locally heat their homes.
A TEAM tasked with ensuring best practice nationally in dealing with major emergencies could begin work at Dumfries by March.
RISING rents in the private sector must be tackled, according to Dumfriesshire MSP Elaine Murray.