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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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Meeting Members from Dumfries and Galloway Council with Chief Executive Anne Donaghy, Mayor Maureen Morrow and members of Mid and East Antrim Borough Council
You will be responsible for covering the business of Dumfries and Galloway Council and how decisions impact on the lives of people who live and work in these areas.
The 20MW Gass wind farm, located in Dumfries and Galloway, was granted full planning permission at Dumfries and Galloway Council's Planning Committee meeting recently, following a recommendation for approval by the Planning Officer.
Dumfries and Galloway Council rejected Graham's appeal and took the case all the way to the town's sheriff court.
This was a direct petition for adoption of a child placed by Dumfries and Galloway Council. The sheriff found that the mother was able satisfactorily to discharge her parental responsibilities and rights, in terms of the ground in section 31(4) of the Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007, but dispensed with her consent on the basis that the child's welfare otherwise required it, in terms of section 31(3)(d).
Now Dumfries and Galloway Council, the Scottish Environment Protection Agency, the region's health board and the Food Standards Agency are to monitor beaches.
Dumfries and Galloway Council said teachers and other staff had been working very hard to accommodate the pupil.
Dumfries and Galloway Council has taken three Dennis Eagle RCVs featuring an Elite chassis and the latest Euro 3-compliant Cummins 5.9 litre engines.
The US Government is to honour Dumfries and Galloway Council and Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary with an award for their roles in the aftermath of the Lockerbie disaster.
Robert Potters and Partners LLP were presented with an accolade in the Dumfries and Galloway Council Design Awards 2019.
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.