THE first joint meeting of Dumfries and Galloway Council and the regional Youth Council place was held this week.
DUMFRIES and Galloway has the highest percentage of people earning less than the Living Wage of anywhere in Scotland, it has been revealed.
A NEW cemetery for Dumfries is set to get the go ahead next week – despite 37 objections.
COUNCIL Tax could rise by 4.84 per cent for the region’s householders in the next year.
A RETAIL giant has lodged a third attempt to move to a retail park on the outskirts of Dumfries.
ANOTHER team of consultants have begun work on a ‘vision’ for Dumfries Town Centre . . . less than three years since the last masterplan was made.
A TOTAL of 425 people applied for homelessness assistance in Dumfries and Galloway in the space of just six months.
PARTS of Dumfries and Stranraer are among the most deprived in Scotland, according to a new report.
IT IS vitally important the horrific mass murder of European Jews and other minorities in World War Two is never forgotten.
SHOULD strip clubs and lap dancing bars be licensed to run in the region?
A PIONEERING pilot scheme could allow self building without the need for planning permission in Dumfries.
DUMFRIES and Galloway Council’s Conservative group has added a new member to its ranks after taking victory in the Mid Galloway and Wigtown West by-election.
A CAMPAIGN has been launched to appoint the first members of the board of the South of Scotland Enterprise.
THE Scottish Government has condemned an attempt to end crucial rates reliefs schemes that benefit more than 6000 businesses in this region.
IT IS anticipated that delivery of schemes under the £394.5million Borderlands Inclusive Growth Deal will start next year – delegates at the second Borderlands Conference have been told.
DAVID Mundell and Alister Jack will remain as MPs after successfully defending their seats in yesterday’s election.
WE’RE live at the David Keswick Centre in Dumfries for the General Election 2019 count.
Boxes are arriving from across the region for the two seats covered by this area: Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale and Dumfries and Galloway.
AFTER weeks of political wrangling, stunts and leaders’ debates, election day 2019 has finally dawned.
HELP for the homeless in the region has improved ‘significantly’, a report revealed yesterday
THE Crichton campus in Dumfries is being promoted as a possible location for a new medical school.
THREE of the region’s politicians are working together to try and get a Maggie’s Centre built in Dumfries to help cancer patients.
GROUPS and organisations who want to help make Christmas better in their local community can now apply for festive funding.
UP to 500 new jobs, a rent cap and investment in homes are being promised after tenants of Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) voted in favour of partnership plans with Wheatley Group.
CELEBRATIONS were a plenty as the Oasis Youth Centre reached their 20th birthday.
BUDGET cuts being proposed by Dumfries and Galloway Council will have a ‘big impact’ on education, says local members of a teaching union.
DUMFRIESSHIRE MSP Oliver Mundell is in top gear after passing a course run by Dumfries and Galloway Advanced Motorists and Motorcyclists.
SPORTS centre in Dumfries is to play a key role in next month’s General Election.
HOT school meals, road repairs, road crossing wardens, library books, museums and Saturday weddings are in the spotlight as Dumfries and Galloway Council look for further cost savings.
HOUSEHOLDERS in the region have just a week left to complete the census rehearsal form.
SADNESS has been expressed after the death at the weekend of one of the region’s councillors.