Nicola Sturgeon

Tory attack on digi-promise

An allegation has been made by Galloway and West Dumfries Tory MSP Finlay Carson that First Minister Nicola Sturgeon broke a promise on digital funding for this region.

Last year's Skiffieworld festival

Skiffieworld of 2019 getting a £25k launching

The World Coastal Rowing Championship and Scotland’s largest free youth music festival are two events in Dumfries & Galloway that are set to benefit from £47,500 of funding from EventScotland, part of VisitScotland’s events directorate.


Area’s ‘lost language’ is to be heard again

Oran Bagraidh, a band of ten of the UK and Ireland’s finest traditional poets and musicians which has brought an extinct dialect of Galloway Gaelic back to life through song, is set to perform in the language’s home area in May.

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