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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.

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

Christmas Church Services

Sun 24th 10.30am
Carols-On-Christmas-Eve, Dalbeattie Baptist Church, Mill St
Mon 25th 10.30am
Christmas Day Service, Dalbeattie Baptist Church, Mill St.

Dalbeattie Scout Group Christmas Card Delivery Serviceretro postiejpg
Dalbeattie Scout Post runs till Friday 15th of December. At only 30p per card we will deliver your cards anywhere with the thirty mile per hour limits of Dalbeattie. It is cheaper than a second class stamp!
  1. Simply post your cards and fee in a sealed package
  2. Post your package in our postbox in H R McKenzies The Ironmongers in the High street Dalbeattie, or through our sorting office door at JAS P Wilson's Pop Up Shop opposite the petrol station in Dalbeattie.

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

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

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.

Preloved awards

Grants towards university textbooks are just one way that the Preloved Awards have helped local people and community groups.

For full details of the 2017 awards so far, click here

Dalbeattie blooms with help of new community group

A small group of enthusiastic volunteer gardeners has taken over the job of keeping Dalbeattie’s flower beds blooming for the benefit of locals and visitors alike. With the generous financial support of a number of local organisations and individuals, the group now cares for flower beds and containers in Colliston Park and around the town.

For more information about the group and its activities, click here.

If you are interested in joining the group, please contact one of the following members:

  • Margaret Copp on 610725
  • Norma Maxwell on 610136
  • Romaine Blayney on 611539.

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