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  Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary - Caring and Protecting
Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary - Caring and Protecting
Our latest news pages keep you up to date with news and events, current witness appeals, missing persons, local and national campaigns and initiatives within Dumfries and Galloway policing area.
Dumfries and Galloway Safety Camera Partnership and Safer Roads for Cumbria have teamed up to launch a joint initiative to target young drivers in the area.
www.dumfriesandgalloway.police.uk   (320 words)

  Dumfries and Galloway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Dumfries and Galloway (Dùn Phris agus Gall-Ghaidhealaibh in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary council areas in Scotland.
Dumfries and Galloway covers the traditional counties of Wigtownshire (in the west), Kirkcudbrightshire (centre) and Dumfriesshire (in the east).
The Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary is the smallest police force in the United Kingdom.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Dumfries_and_Galloway   (347 words)

 Encyclopedia: Dumfries and Galloway   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Millhousebridge is a village in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.
New Galloway is a village in Dumfries and Galloway, southwest Scotland.
Stranraer (An t-Sròn Reamhar in Gaelic) is a town in the south of Scotland in the west of the region of Dumfries and Galloway and was formerly in the county of Wigtownshire.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Dumfries-and-Galloway   (3076 words)

 Info and facts on 'Dumfries and Galloway'   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dumfries and Galloway is one of 32 unitary council areas in Scotland (One of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts).
It lies to the north of the Solway Firth (A large firth on the west coast of Britain between England and Scotland) and to the east of the Irish Sea (An arm of the North Atlantic between Great Britain and Ireland).
Dumfries and Galloway covers the traditional counties of Wigtownshire (additional info and facts about Wigtownshire) (in the west), Kirkcudbrightshire (additional info and facts about Kirkcudbrightshire) (centre) and Dumfriesshire (additional info and facts about Dumfriesshire) (in the east).
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/d/du/dumfries_and_galloway.htm   (678 words)

 Dumfries and Galloway
Dumfries and Galloway is a special, unspoilt place full of open spaces and opportunities.
Scottish Enterprise Dumfries and Galloway is located in Solway House, part of the Dumfries Enterprise Park in the Heathhall area of Dumfries.
Scottish Enterprise Dumfries and Galloway gratefully acknowledges that many of its programmes and projects are part-funded by European Union Structural Funds.
www.scottish-enterprise.com /dumfriesandgalloway   (652 words)

 Dumfries and Galloway Scotland through time | Local history overview for the District/Unitary Authority   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dumfries and Galloway is a District/Unitary Authority in Scotland.
In 1801 Dumfries and Galloway's total population was 99,910.
The modern boundaries of Dumfries and Galloway shown on 19th and 20th century maps.
visionofbritain.org.uk /GBH_match_page.jsp?ons=Dumfries+and+Galloway   (264 words)

 Dumfries And Galloway Hotels & Hotel Accommodation Dumfries And Galloway from Best Hotel
The Cairndale Hotel is situated in the centre of Dumfries in South West Scotland.
If you have found this Dumfries And Galloway hotels page useful or otherwise, please let us know.
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www.best-hotel.com /hotels/scotland/dumfries_and_galloway.html   (300 words)

 Dumfries & Galloway   (Site not responding. Last check: )
He is also a JP and served as a Labour Councillor on Dumfries and Galloway council from 1986 until 1997 and was leader of the Labour group.
The SSP candidate is John Dennis who is ne of the founding members of the Dumfries Scottish Socialist Party branch, John is a teacher at Dumfries High School and is an EIS trade union activist.
This consists of the whole of the old Galloway and Upper Nithsdale consittuency (with the exception of three wards shared with the old Dumfries constituency) plus eleven wards from the old Dumfries constituency.
www.alba.org.uk /nextge/dumfriesgalloway.html   (941 words)

 Dumfries & Galloway Hotels, Dumfries & Galloway Bed & Breakfast. We have Pubs & Inns in Dumfries & Galloway, ...
The sheer variety of landscapes in Dumfries & Galloway means there’s always more to discover, see and do at any time of the year.
Dumfries & Galloway is the home of cycling and travelling through spectacular scenery the cycling routes encourage you to take life at a slower pace and to spend time discovering the welcoming towns and villages scattered throughout the region.
Above all, Dumfries & Galloway is the natural place to get away from it all and savour the good things in life, relax, find your inspiration and experience a different world.
www.information-britain.co.uk /counties.cfm?county=70   (410 words)

 DGCommunity - Dumfries and Galloway Fire and Rescue Service
Dumfries and Galloway Fire and Rescue Service provides a cost effective emergency service which utilises its emergency management infrastructure to maximise the safety of communities across Dumfries and Galloway on a wide spectrum of risks.
The principle aim of the service is to preserve life and property and through partnerships with other agencies and council departments deliver a service responsive to locally identified needs with community safety at its core.
The service is delivered through 17 Fire Stations with one crewed by Wholetime and part-time staff at Dumfries, 15 stations crewed by part-time staff in all the other major population centres throughout Dumfries and Galloway and one auxiliary unit at Drummore.
www.dgcommunity.net /dgcommunity/Partner_Fire.aspx   (241 words)

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As a territorial term, Gall Gháidhil settled down to mean Galloway, the Hebrides as a whole being known as Innse Gall, 'Isles of the Foreigners.' In 1034 Suibne, son of Cinaeth, king of the Gall Gháidhil, died.
Another Galloway 'breed' mentioned by Dr. Trotter is the Fingauls, described as tall, well made, fair-haired, and blue-eyed, with 'wunnerfu feet for size.' They were commonest in Saterness, Co'en, Borgue, Whithern, and Kirkmaiden, and they were reckoned to be descendants of the Norsemen.
The Fingauls of Galloway may have been immigrants from this quarter, and if so their advent may have been as late as 1014, when the Danes and Norsemen were broken at Clontarff, near Dublin.
www.st-andrews.ac.uk /institutes/sassi/spns/watsdg.htm   (9552 words)

 Self catering,Bed & Breakfast,hotel holiday accommodation in Dumfries and Galloway, ADGAP
Dumfries and Galloway is a land steeped in history and legend, from early times, full of interest to the student of history and folklore.
Choosing to stay with a member of the association in your preferred accommodation guarantees satisfaction and maximises your enjoyment of a holiday in Dumfries and Galloway, South West Scotland.
Dumfries and Galloway can truly be described as "Scotland in a Nutshell" and the members of ADGAP are confident that you will enjoy your stay in the Hotel, Bed and Breakfast or Self Catering holiday accommodation of your choice.
www.visitsouthwestscotland.com   (460 words)

 Dumfries and Galloway Canine Rescue Centre rescue, care for and rehome stray, maltreated and unwanted dogs.
Dumfries and Galloway Canine Rescue Centre rescue, care for and rehome stray, maltreated and unwanted dogs.
The Dumfries and Galloway Canine Rescue centre was set up by a group of local people in August 2001.
We run four charity shops; one in Dumfries at 3 Old Union Street which is opposite the Solicitor's Property Centre near Mid-Steeple, one in Bank Street Annan, one at Dashwood Square, Newton Stewart and one at the Round House in Dalbeattie.
www.caninerescue.co.uk   (443 words)

 Dumfries & Galloway
Dumfries and Galloway Fire Brigade was eventually formed, after a fight, from part of the Western Area Fire Brigade on the 16th May, 1975.
On 1st April 1996 after Local Government reform it was administered by the Dumfries and Galloway Police, Fire and Public Protection Committee.
The brigade is to change it's name to Dumfries and Galloway Fire and Rescue Service on the 1st April 2005.
www.btinternet.com /~graeme.kirkwood/DG.htm   (134 words)

 Dumfries and Galloway , Scotland , Great Britain stock photography
Built in the mid nineteenth century (1865) this clock tower dominates the village of Moniaive, Dumfries ansd Galloway.
Mottled grouse moors near Wanlockhead, Dumfries and Galloway.
Children scramble to the Summit of Screel Hill near Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway, Hestan Island and Balcary Bay in the background
www.stockphotography.co.uk /store/app/catalog.asp?PT=185   (701 words)

 Dumfries and Galloway Council commissions full review of its ICT service :: PublicTechnology.net :: e-Government & ...
Dumfries and Galloway Council has commissioned Socitm Consulting to carry out a review of its ICT service.
Dumfries and Galloway is the third largest local authority area geographically in Scotland and covers 2,380 square miles with 239 miles of coastline.
Dumfries and Galloway Council (www.dumgal.gov.uk) serves a population of 145,800 and its annual revenue budget for 2002/03 was £242 million.
www.publictechnology.net /modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=2108   (928 words)

 UK Cycling Holidays, Cycle Holidays in Scotland, Scottish Cycling Tours, Bicycle Touring Companies in Scotland, ...
As well as cycling, Dumfries and Galloway is noted for its variety of walks, whether in the Galloway Hills, Galloway Forest Park or the many town or coastal walks.
We are able to do pickups from Dumfries and Lockerbie rail stations which can be accessed from both Glasgow and Edinburgh airports as well as lines from England.
Our purpose is to help our customers enjoy a cycling break in Dumfries and Galloway region using the natural assets of the area coupled with good organisation.
www.gallowaycycling.co.uk   (1488 words)

 Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival, live arts events UK, live arts Scotland
I pay tribute to the band of dedicated volunteers who make this event possible each year and to our very many sponsors who include Dumfries and Galloway Council, the Scottish Arts Council and a wide range of local businesses and individuals.
This event is partly sponsored by the Dumfries and Galloway Festivals and Events Tourism Challenge Fund.
Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival Ltd, Gracefield Arts Centre, 28 Edinburgh Road, Dumfries, Scotland, DG1 1JQ
www.dgartsfestival.org.uk   (306 words)

 Safety Cameras
The Dumfries and Galloway Safety Camera Partnership aims to change people's attitudes towards speeding.
The Government-backed scheme aims to reduce the number of road casualties in the region by encouraging motorists to drive within the permitted speed limits.
Visit the Dumfries and Galloway Safety Camera Partnership website for details of where the safety cameras are located on roads throughout the region.
www.dumfriesandgalloway.police.uk /msg/speedcam.htm   (274 words)

 Forestry Commission - Galloway Forest Park (Scotland - Dumfries and Galloway)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Newton Stewart, New Galloway, Gatehouse of Fleet, Dalmellington, and Castle Douglas.
Experience Galloway Forest Park with its host of features, from seashore to mountain tops and its outstanding variety of plants and animals.
From Glasgow - A77 to Girvan, A714 to Newton Stewart A77 to Ayr, A713 to New Galloway.
www.forestry.gov.uk /gallowayforestpark   (158 words)

 News & Star
A TEENAGE gang is being hunted by police after a man was assaulted on a train between Dumfries and Annan.
The 20-year-old’s face was injured during the attack on the 8.27pm service on Saturday.
Dumfries and Galloway Police are particularly keen to trace a group of about 25 teenagers, aged about 16, who were spotted on the platform at Annan railway station and on the train.
www.newsandstar.co.uk /news/viewarticle.aspx?id=319078   (114 words)

 Walking in Dumfries and Galloway - routes, maps, accommodation
The Dalbeattie and Colvend area is one of the most beautiful and diverse in Dumfries and Galloway with scenery ranging from forest to woodland and from saltmarsh to rocky coast.
The area is also home to the town of Dalbeattie, the picturesque coastal villages of Rockcliffe and Kippford, and the popular Sandyhills beach.
Further information on walks and natural history in Dumfries and Galloway is available on Keith Kirk's web site.
www.baronscraighotel.co.uk /walking.asp   (284 words)

 dumfries and galloway visitors guide, scotland, directory of hotels bed and breakfasts guest houses and activities
The Visitors Guide is a directory to sites on the web useful to visitors to Dumfries and Galloway in South West Scotland, including hotels, tourist attractions and information sites.
The Dumfries and Galloway Visitors Guide now has an extensive 'eating out' section, providing information on hotels, restaurants, cafe's, snack bars and takeaways.
Luxury Country House Accommodation in Morrinton, Dumfries and Galloway.
dgvisitor.co.uk   (653 words)

 BBC NEWS | Scotland | Aid for closed nuclear plant area
An £8m package aimed at regenerating the economy of part of Dumfries and Galloway has been announced.
Scottish Enterprise Dumfries and Galloway said the cash could generate an additional £50m of private sector investment and create 2,500 jobs over the next decade.
Chief executive of Scottish Enterprise Dumfries and Galloway Colin Williamson said it was necessary to address the challenges of losing Chapelcross.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/newsFeedXML/moreover/-/1/hi/scotland/4243949.stm   (216 words)

 Dumfries and Galloway accommodation, Scotland - hotels, self catering, B&Bs
Dumfries and Galloway accommodation, Scotland - hotels, self catering, B&Bs Dumfries and Galloway Accommodation Search
DGAccommodation.co.uk is the Dumfries and Galloway region's most comprehensive and detailed accommodation guide, offering accommodation in nearly all of the region's coastal, rural, town and village locations.
Detailed information on the accommodation is provided, including photo, location details, description, rates, pet policy, smoking policy etc. Links to individual accommodation web sites are provided wherever possible.
www.dgaccommodation.co.uk   (132 words)

 Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway - south west Scotland
Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway - south west Scotland
Situated in the south west of Scotland, in the Dumfries and Galloway Region, you can find out more about the area by selecting a link on this page or by using the search box below:
Find out what is going on in the area - read the regularly updated News Bulletin, view the Events Guide and the list of Local Clubs, Groups and Organisations (inclusion in these listing is free of charge).
www.stranraer.org   (217 words)

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