FUNDING worth £235,000 is set to be agreed to to help property owners and private tenants in the region to repair their homes.
GULLS continue to cause problems in Dumfries, despite £23,700 being spent last year on removing nests and eggs.
HUNDREDS of people have signed petitions objecting to the planned closure of two Dumfries and Galloway Council facilities.
A £1.5 million grant to support town centres is coming to Dumfires and Galloway.
LEAKED information has revealed nearly a whole council department may be axed in a cost-cutting exercise.
EVERY secondary school in the region has been paired with a dedicated police officer, in a bid to build better relationships with youngsters and tackle youth offending, anti social behaviour and truanting.
A BID to build 45 homes on the ex-Lockerbie Academy site is being recommended for approval – despite a flurry of complaints from the town.
DUMFRIES and Galloway Council has confirmed it is facing a funding gap of £18.4 million for next year.
DUMFRIES and Galloway Council has been recognised for its support to armed forces veterans and their families, receiving the gold award of the Armed Forces Employer Recognition Scheme.
CHANGES are being made to the council’s policy on home education.
A LAST chance bid to scrap the controversial Whitesands flood defence scheme was shot down on Monday.
THREE timber routes in the region are to get £860,000 of work to strengthen them, widen corners and provide passing places.
DUMFRIES and Galloway Council have built up debts totalling £224.534 million, as a result of borrowing for major projects, including Dumfries Learning Town.
EDUCATION officials this week admitted they have no idea when the crisis hit super school in Dumfries will reopen after 1200 faults were found there.
‘INTRUSIVE checks’ of every fitting in every room have been taking place at a crisis hit school in Dumfries this week, as investigations into the failings at the North West Campus continue.
PUPILS affected by the emergency closure of the brand new North West Community Campus will be back in the classroom tomorrow.
DOG fouling is the biggest problem in Annandale and Eskdale, according to residents.
UP TO £800 million is expected to be invested in the Chapelcross site over the next few decades, resulting in the creation of thousands of new jobs.
A NEW super school in Dumfries was closed on Monday after a safety incident last week.
WASTE recycling centres in Dumfries and Galloway will remain open following “positive discussions”. Earlier this year waste recycling firm Renewi announced their intention to end a loss-making Private Finance Initiative (PFI) contract with Dumfries and Galloway Council, claiming they were unable to meet legal changes on new landfill diversion and recycling requirements. Last month the […]
THE official public inquiry into the controversial £25 million flood protection scheme for the Whitesands will begin on November 6.
WORRIED parents are demanding answers about the safety of a new Dumfries super school following an alleged ceiling collapse this week.
PRIVATE water supplies in the region have been affected by the spate of good weather.
KIRKCUDBRIGHT’S new flagship Galleries will officially open today after nearly 20 years in the making.
SCHOOL holidays will stay more or less the same in the next three years, despite a large scale consultation on possible changes.
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A 400 PAGE report on the saga of DG One, including 34 recommendations, was presented to councillors in Dumfries this afternoon.
THE FINAL report of an independent inquiry into the controversial DG One leisure centre will be put before councillors next week.
A MOVE to include gender neutral toilets in all new schools has seen Dumfries and Galloway Council praised by the region’s LGBT community.
COUNCIL Tax will rise by three per cent this year for households in Dumfries and Galloway.