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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In November the Dumfries and Galloway district held a charity stock judging at Craig Wilson Ltd Auction Mart, Newton Stewart, with all proceeds going to Dumfries & Galloway Blood Bikes.
Suki Atwal, a director of WilloWind Energy, said: "WilloWind Energy are delighted that the combined efforts of our team and the strong technical support from SgurrEnergy have resulted in the Gass wind farm site being granted consent at the Dumfries and Galloway Council Planning Committee.
The donation from the Santander Foundation, which offers grants to UK registered charities for projects that help disadvantaged people in local communities, is expected to allow Dumfries and Galloway Advocacy Service to increase the support for people with mental health issues and learning disabilities in the local area.
PC Gibb has also been commended by the old Dumfries and Galloway Police Force and was given an award for what was described as "a selfless act of bravery".
I am delighted that the Dumfries and Galloway Police team will be able to visit your country to look into the issues around the Lockerbie bombing," he told a joint three times since the revolution in 2011, similar access had not previously been given to the Lockerbie team.
A Dumfries and Galloway Police spokesman said: "The man fell off his mountain bike and suffered head and back injuries.
This was a direct petition for adoption of a child placed by Dumfries and Galloway Council.
A 20-year-old man who was also in the vehicle was taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary to receive treatment to minor injuries sustained.
He was taken from his home near Glasgow to Dumfries and Galloway Police headquarters, where he was questioned then arrested by officers investigating the theft.
40pm on Friday on the A76 Dumfries to Kilmarnock road, about a quarter of a mile north of Auldgirth, Dumfries and Galloway.
Two other children from the Dumfries and Galloway area, whose family had contact with the little girl from Ayrshire, have also tested positive for the E.
In this part of our occasional series of series Great Drives, put together by Mike Torpey, aimed at pointing you in the direction of some of the most interesting and scenic motoring routes in Britain, we take you to Dumfries and Galloway, a holiday region often overlooked by visitors speeding north on the A74.