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See what's on in Dumfries. The events calendar is always packed with arts festivals, live music, exhibitions, blockbuster theatre shows, sport and activities for family and kids.​

Dumfries Local News

Our What’s On Dumfries guide has the latest events not to miss while you visit Dumfries – there’s always something going on, so don’t miss out on the latest exhibitions, shows and more on your trip to Dumfries by checking out our Dumfries new page.

Whats on in Dumfries Local News

New Garden Waste Collection Scheme Gets Approval

Elected members at Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Communities Committee met on 4 June to consider a report and approve recommendations on the implementation of a kerbside service for the collection of garden waste. The report follows extensive public engagement in 2021 and 2022 that showed strong support for a garden waste collection service, and will […] Dumfries & Galloway News | News…


D& G Climate Hub Allocated £200,000 In Scottish Government Funding For 2024/25

The Scottish Government has announced a £5.5 million funding package for communities to improve resilience in the face of climate change, with £200,000 allocated to the D&G Climate Hub. The overall funding package will support Scotland’s network of 20 Community Climate Action Hubs in 2024/25. Across Scotland the Hubs have already supported a range of […] Dumfries & Galloway News | News…


Survey Reveals Shocking Violence Suffered by Regions School Support Staff

A survey of school support staff in Dumfries and Galloway found a substantial number had experienced violent incidents while working at schools, nurseries and education centres.   UNISON Dumfries and Galloway branch carried out a survey of all education support staff to determine how violence in schools impacted on them. Over 400 responses from staff […] Dumfries & Galloway News | News…


D&G College Shortlisted for Two Awards

Dumfries and Galloway College (DGC) is delighted after becoming a finalist in two categories at The Herald Higher Education Awards 2024.   The awards help to build future excellence by facilitating the sharing of good practice and collaboration and by shining a spotlight on impressive results — and this year’s winners will be announced on […] Dumfries & Galloway News | News…


4000 MORE NHS DENTAL PATIENTS TO BE DE-REGISTERED IN DUMFRIES

CHANGES at a Dumfries dental practice mean that more than 4000 people will be deregistered as NHS patients.   DADDS dental practice in Queensberry Street has closed, after a change in ownership.   Under the terms set out within regulations to provide NHS dental services, more than 4000 people currently will be deregistered as NHS […] Dumfries & Galloway News | News…


Six Dumfries and Galloway Finalists in the Scottish Veterans Awards 2024

Dumfries and Galloway has been successful having finalists in six categories at this year’s Scottish Veterans Awards, demonstrating the significant activity and high calibre of people involved in our region. The nominations are: Role Model of the Year – Archie Dryburgh MBE Health and Wellbeing Award – The Veterans Garden Dumfries Employer of The Year […] Dumfries & Galloway News | News…


Do You Have What It Takes To Be The Soap Box Derby Champion?

Castle Douglas Soap Box Derby will run for its third year on Sunday 14th July 2024. The Search is on for new teams to take part this year! The first race is at 1pm but get there early to grab your prime viewing spot for the action. The Soap Box Derby is a fun-filled gravity […] Dumfries & Galloway News | News…


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