Congratulations to Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop

That the Parliament congratulates the Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop on receiving five-star visitor attraction status from VisitScotland; understands that only 10% of visitor attractions in Scotland achieve this commendation;

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Congratulations Grace Cardozo

That the Parliament congratulates Grace Cardozo, Service Manager of Dumfries and Galloway LGBT Centre, which is part of national youth charity, LGBT Youth Scotland, on her nomination for a National Diversity Award in the category of Positive LGBT Role Model;

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Dumfriesshire Teenagers Revisit History of the Scottish Covenant

That the Parliament commends what it considers the thought-provoking exhibition of films and photographs made with a group of Dumfriesshire teenagers charting their response to the events of the Scottish Covenant;

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From the Moon to the Muckle Toon

That the Parliament congratulates the organisers of the From the Moon to the Muckle Toon festival taking place in Langholm from 3 to 15 June 2013;

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Congratulations to Allan Johnston

That the Parliament congratulates the Queen of the South player manager, Allan Johnston, on being named the Professional Footballers' Association Scotland Manager of the Year; 

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Congratulating We Can be Heros

That the Parliament congratulates the organisers of the Big Burns Supper opening show, We Can be Heroes, which finally took place in Dumfries on 19 April 2013 following its cancellation due to heavy snow in January

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Keeping Dumfries & Galloway Safe and Warm

2013-03-27_Motion_to_parliament.jpgThat the Parliament welcomes the efforts of the emergency services, social work staff, farmers and volunteers in Dumfries and Galloway who have assisted in the efforts to keep residents and passing motorists safe and warm following the heavy snowfall;

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Tour of Britain Clycle Race Returns to Dumfriesshire

That the Parliament welcomes the announcement that the Tour of Britain is to return to Dumfriesshire on 15 September 2013;

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College Waiting Lists - The Final Report Welcomed

That the Parliament welcomes the Scottish Government's recent publication, College Waiting Lists – The Final Report;

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Neigh Horsemeat Here Campaign in Dumfries & Galloway

That the Parliament welcomes the news that food producers, butchers, independent retailers, farmers’ markets, cafes and retailers in Dumfries and Galloway have joined together, supported by Savour the Flavours, to launch a customer information campaign in response to the horsemeat scandal;

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