Updates on our Council's response to the Coronavirus pandemic
School Clothing Grants 2021-22 Timetable
Financial support for families of school children and younger children
Scotland in Lockdown
From Tuesday 5 January, mainland Scotland moved from Level 4 to a temporary Lockdown.
Plans for Higher Exams to Go Ahead and National 5 Exams Replaced
Yesterday, the Deputy First Minister made a statement to the Scottish Parliament about how SQA qualifications at National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher will be awarded for Session 2020/2021.
Transitional Support Fund for Childcare Providers
The Scottish Government has made funding available, through a Transitional Support Fund, for childcare providers to support them to adapt their settings safely to reopen.
Spaces for People
Dumfries and Galloway Council needs your help to identify locations that may need temporary measures to ensure people can get about safely when walking, cycling and wheeling (in a wheelchair or mobility scooter) during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Volunteers helping to Touch Base with isolated residents
A new telephone service has been launched to give volunteer-led support to isolated residents in Dumfries and Galloway.
Sight Loss charity launches new virtual 'ask the expert' advice
People living with sight loss across Dumfries & Galloway will be able to get clinical advice from a dispensing optician or optometrist to help manage their eye conditions during lockdown, thanks to the launch of a new digital service.
Fire Safety Checklist
As we are all spending more time at home there may be an increased risk of fire.