Dumfries and Galloway

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Dumfries and Galloway

a council area in SW Scotland: created in 1975 from the counties of Dumfries, Kirkcudbright, and Wigtown; became a unitary authority in 1996; chiefly agricultural. Administrative centre: Dumfries. Pop.: 147 210 (2003 est.). Area: 6439 sq. km (2486 sq. miles)
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My offer to host a summit between Dumfries and Galloway Council and the National Museums of Scotland was deferred by mutual consent while their negotiations continued.
Dumfries and Galloway Council, which has its websites powered by GOSS iCM (intelligent Content Management), was mentioned by the reviewers for its overall approach to providing excellent content.
We will be contacting Dumfries and Galloway Council to investigate how and why this situation has developed and why it has been allowed to carry on for so long.
She had been driving home from work at Kirkcudbright, where she was employed by Dumfries and Galloway Council.
However, Scottish Labour, after a Freedom of Information request, have revealed that fewer than 2,000 households collected the new benefit and that Dumfries and Galloway Council has been unable to confirm how many were within the region.
For reducing Time Limits: Dumfries and Galloway Council requires the provision of Occupational Health Services for all Dumfries and Galloway Council employees from a suitably experienced provider, with professionally qualified and experienced staff and suitable facilities within Dumfries and Galloway.
Dumfries and Galloway Council rejected Graham's appeal and took the case all the way to the town's sheriff court.
A Dumfries and Galloway Council spokeswoman said: "Preliminary investigations indicate there was nothing malicious about the incident.
Now Dumfries and Galloway Council, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, the region's health board and the Food Standards Agency are to monitor beaches.
Towards the end of last year, the trust secured financial backing from the Dumfries and Galloway LEADER programme with match-funding from Dumfries and Galloway Council, the Crichton Foundation, Scottish Enterprise and NHS Dumfries and Galloway.
This contract is for the supply and delivery of fresh fruit and vegetables to dumfries and galloway council.
The UK's highest court agreed the workers, employed by Dumfries and Galloway Council, should have the right to take their cases to an employment tribunal.