Dumfries And Galloway

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Rosefield Mills ©Kerr Martin Local building conservation group Dumfries Historic Building Trust (DHBT) has secured funding to begin the process that will save one of Dumfries’ favourite buildings from further neglect and possible demolition.

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The Scottish Government has confirmed it will hold a Local Public Inquiry (PLI) to investigate whether the preferred design for the Whitesands Flood Protection Scheme in Dumfries will go ahead. The project is based on a ‘raised walkway’ concept featuring a combination of walls, glass panels and

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(from left) Deputy council leader, Rob Davidson, with council leader Elaine Murray and Craig Bridges, Graham Construction's regional development director Graham Construction has officially opened its first permanent office in Dumfries and Galloway to help service its involvement in four major projec

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The timetable and remit of an independent inquiry into construction flaws at the DG One leisure centre in Dumfries have been revealed after a request to investigate was rejected by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Dumfries and Galloway Council approached the safety body earlier this year with

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Construction of the new Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary is now complete, on time and on budget. The keys for the facility that will serve as district general hospital for the region have been handed over to NHS Dumfries and Galloway by High Wood Health’s construction partner Laing O’Rourke

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(from left) Ross Campbell, senior asset manager at Edinburgh House Estates; Rab Smith, chairman of Dumfries Retailers Association and Anton Dummigan, asset manager at Wirefox. Picture credit: Robert Perry Two major Dumfries retail landlords have joined the Retailers Association to urge planners to p

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The Hinterland submission by Gordon Flemming of ARPL Architects The Glasgow Institute of Architects has selected ARPL Architects as the winners of a national competition to develop a new vision for Dumfries town centre.

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A Stranraer based groundwork company has been fined after a worker fell more than seven metres through a fragile roof. Stranraer Sheriff Court heard the 42-year-old had been sub-contracted by McKeown Groundworks Limited to carry out roof repairs on a barn at Whiteley’s Farm, Stranraer.

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Developers behind a data centre proposal near Lockerbie have been granted a further three-year extension to its planning permission subject to conditions. The Peelhouses Farm project initially emerged almost 10 years ago promising an £800 million investment and the creation of thousands of jobs.

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A proposed internet data centre in south-west Scotland could be given an extension to its planning consent, the BBC has reported. The plan for Peelhouses Farm, north of Lockerbie, first emerged in 2008. Planning permission was granted in 2010.

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Dumfries and Galloway Council leader Councillor Ronnie Nicholson (in cab), with (from left) Alison Wilson, hub South West construction manager; Councillor Jeff Leaver, chairman of the council’s children, young people and lifelong learning committee and Craig Bridges, framework director, Graham Con

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Plans have been unveiled to redevelop the old Moffat Academy in Dumfries and Galloway into houses and apartments for the retirement market. Under proposals submitted by Moffat Academy Ltd, a sister firm of Richmond Wight Estates, a mix of 41 one and two bedroom high specification properties, which w

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The Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary Construction of the new Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary has resulted in 55 more jobs being created than initial estimates had suggested, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed.

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