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£18.4 million funding headache

DUMFRIES and Galloway Council has confirmed it is facing a funding gap of £18.4 million for next year.

Leading Lady: Elaine Murray

INTRODUCING our new, occasional, feature series “Leading Ladies”.
Editor Fiona Reid has been out and about meeting some of the high profile women working and living in Dumfries and Galloway.
And it’s only fitting that in the centenary year of women’s suffrage, we kick off with politician and council leader Dr Elaine Murray.

Local plan approved

FUTURE development on 169 sites across the region has been agreed by councillors.

Leisure centre £50m bill claim

THE FINAL bill for DG One in Dumfries could reach £46 million — fuelling calls to axe the project and bulldoze the site.

Town parking needs to be better policed, says MSP

A RETHINK is being urged over parking enforcement in Dumfries — with claims the current system ‘is not working’.

UPDATED: Shock at new DG One report

A SPECIAL meeting took place in Dumfries yesterday after a damning report was released highlighting yet more issues with the construction of the DG One leisure centre.

Celebrating street makeover

QUEEN Street residents have been celebrating the transformation of their neighbourhood following a £800,000 makeover.

Public enquiry to consider Whitesands flood scheme

A £25 MILLION Whitesands scheme which Labour now concede likely lost them votes is heading to a public enquiry.

Elaine is new leader

FORMER MSP Elaine Murray has today been named as the new leader of Dumfries and Galloway Council.

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Be winter ready – MSP warns

THE importance of having winter contingency plans has been highlighted to the Scottish Government and Scottish Water by Dumfriesshire MSP Elaine Murray.

MSP makes investment call after 60 job losses

A REGIONAL politician is calling on private and public sector businesses to urgently invest in creating more jobs for the local area.

MSP Elaine to defend Dumfriesshire seat

ELAINE Murray MSP has been re-selected as the Scottish Labour candidate to stand in her Dumfriesshire constituency in next year’s Scottish Parliamentary elections.

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Police review meeting well attended

DOZENS of people attended a public meeting about Police Scotland held in Dumfries.

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Finance Secretary quizzed on schools’ funding

SCOTTISH Finance secretary John Swinney has come under fire for failing to give answers about the delay to the Dumfries and Dalbeattie new school projects.

Pylon comments will all be read, say power bosses

OVER 1500 responses were submitted to a public consultation on a new overhead power line proposed for Dumfries and Galloway.

Reaction to police chief’s resignation

POLITICIANS in the south of Scotland have reacted to the resignation of Police Scotland chief Sir Stephen House, pictured.

MSP’s anger at traffic chaos

‘MAJOR delays’ and ‘massive traffic jams’ in Dumfries over the weekend have angered one politician.

‘Crumbs on table’ claim

DISAPPOINTMENT has been expressed that most of the region’s schools have missed out on a slice of new funding.

Child fears over tax credit changes

UP to 17,100 children in the region could be at risk from cuts to tax credits — according to figures described as ‘shocking’.

 
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