Dumfries and Galloway


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Dumfries and Galloway

n
(Placename) 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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Dumfries′ and Gal′loway


n.
a region in S Scotland. 147,800; 2460 sq. mi. (6371 sq. km).
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"I wanted to come to see for myself what had happened during the floods and to talk to some of the people who have been handling the emergency and the recovery phase, and to understand what lessons should be learned not only for Dumfries and Galloway but also for other parts of the country," he said.
A Dumfries and Galloway Police spokesman warned of hazards facing drivers across the area.
The collision happened at around 5.40pm on Friday on the A76 Dumfries to Kilmarnock road, about a quarter of a mile north of Auldgirth, Dumfries and Galloway.
Dr Ritesh Malik, Doctor in Stroke and Elderly Care Medicine, received the award for the dedicated time and effort he puts into teaching medical students at NHS Dumfries and Galloway.
They also noted poor compliance with infection control precautions in the unit at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary.