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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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."
"We want to work now with Dumfries and Galloway Council and other councils with outstanding cases to reach a speedy conclusion."
A spokeswoman for Dumfries and Galloway Council last night said that Murray had been suspended "with immediate effect".
The chief executive of Dumfries and Galloway Council vowed to get the slaughter under way as soon as possible.
Members of The Echo, an online-based organisation aimed at bettering the community, wrote to Dumfries and Galloway Council regarding the huge grant recently received from the Scottish Government.
At a Dumfries and Galloway Council meeting it was agreed the local authority and Sports Scotland will each donate PS225,000 to the project.
Local Government Ombudsman Ian Smith authorised the payment while chief executive of Dumfries and Galloway Council.
Dumfries and Galloway Council and Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary have been picked by US Attorney General Janet Reno for the Special Award for Extraordinary Response to International Terrorism following the explosion of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie on December 21, 1988.
Mr McAlister added: "Dumfries and Galloway Council and SCMA have a long tradition of supporting childminding throughout the region, where there can be additional challenges of providing equitable access to childcare over remote and rural areas.
A spokesman for Dumfries and Galloway Council said: "Driving at motorway speeds, people often do not realise they have crossed the Border into Scotland.