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Welcome to Dalbeattie Matters, the website for the Dalbeattie community

Welcome to Dalbeattie Matters, a community website and resource for everyone fortunate enough to live in Dalbeattie and the surrounding area or those who have visited and fallen in love with this amazing community and who just want to keep in touch with everything that’s happening here.

We are a one-stop resource with information about local groups and organisations, services, events, local news and even the weather in Dalbeattie!

If you have an item of news or if you are part of a local group or organisation and would like to be featured on the Dalbeattie Matters website, send an email to info@dalbeattiematters.net.


The Dalbeattie Initiative has a vacancy for a Project Development Worker

Dalbeattie Community Initiative is looking for a Development Worker to develop a Business Plan involving the Asset Transfer of a large School building which it wishes to transform into a community resource.

Email us at info@dalbeattiematters.net to list your event on this website.


Naming the town
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The Rotary Club of Dalbeattie has proposed that Dalbeattie should be known as "The Town of Hard Granite and Warm Hearts".

If you would like to know more, click here.


CAP Money Course

Next course starting 22nd January 2018, 7.30pm at the Craignair Health Centre, Port Street, Dalbeattie.

To book phone Tim Saxton


Dalbeattie = Scots: Dawbeattie, from Gaelic Dail Bheithe meaning "valley of birch." 

Click today's Dalbeattie weather icon for the 7 day forecast.


It's never too late to celebrate ...
Although Christmas is now well behind us, Dalbeattie Community Initiative's Christmas  newsletter - sent to all volunteers and people who've helped Dalbeattie Initiative in one way or another throughout the year - gives an insight into the tremendous work done by the community for the community in 2017.

Temporary closure of Library and Council Customer Services building
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Dumfries and Galloway council has announced that, due to essential refurbishment work, the Dalbeattie Library building - which also houses other council services - will be closed until Monday 12 March 2018.

Customer services and Registration services will be relocated to the old customer services office in the town hall; a mobile library will visit the Town Hall car park on Monday, Thursday and Friday.

Public PC and laptop use will be available in the lesser town hall for the duration of the closure.

For full details, and opening times for each service, visit the Dumfries and Galloway Council website.


New hospital open

Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary has moved to its new building at Cargenbridge.

If you require emergency treatment, you should go to the new hospital.

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