Many local men and women serve in our armed forces, carrying out difficult and dangerous tasks on our behalf, and we’re very grateful for the work that they do.
This week, our Council unanimously agreed its budget and set the council tax level for 2022/23. We recognise the income challenges facing local people but, by increasing council tax by 3%, we’re asking local residents to pay a little more…
As restrictions and isolation requirements ease, it feels like we’re coming to the end of a phase in the Covid pandemic. Hopefully, our lives can soon revert to some sort of “normal”.
As the days gradually draw longer, we start to enjoy a bit of sunshine, and we look forward to Spring, it’s also important to look back occasionally to ensure that we don’t repeat history and make similar mistakes.
Happy New Year and welcome to the 101st edition of our Community Bulletin, which was introduced in response to the need to communicate during the Covid pandemic.
After what has been another truly traumatic year, we’re again entering a period when we would expect to be partying with our family and friends.
As we anticipate and eagerly look forward to being in recovery from the effects of the global Covid pandemic, we welcome our Council’s funding amounting to £275,000 for festivals and events in the region.
We’re now into December, the festive season is fast approaching, and our region’s health and social care services are experiencing the greatest pressure in living memory, with the possibility that the situation could get worse.
Dumfries and Galloway’s 16 Days of Action on violence against women and girls started yesterday and runs until 10 December.
Just as we seemed to be making progress things have taken a turn for the worse. The number of Covid cases in D & G is on the rise again.