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    7 Stanes Heartstone by Helen O'Donoghue
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    Sandyhills from the Cliffs by Alison Kalotka

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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 General Data Protection Regulation

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into law in the UK on May 25th, 2018. It replaces the 1998 Data Protection Act and introduces new rules on privacy notices, as well as processing and safeguarding personal data.

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

Local Artists Exhibition
Kippford Village Hall
Saturday 28th July – 4th August 2018
Open Daily 10.30am – 5.00pm
Preview on Friday 27th July 6-8pm
Open to All  
Free Admission - Donations Welcome

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

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

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View all the entries to the Dalbeattie Old Primary School Logo Competition - click here.

Dalbeattie Community Initiative scoops the 'Most Enterprising and Innovative' Award at the Third Sector VOSCARS award ceremony. - Read More

Preloved awards 2017-2018
For the full list of awards made during the financial year, click here

Protecting our red squirrels
Photo Competition

Photo: Steve Gardner
The Solway Forests Red Squirrel Network is a group of local volunteers working to conserve the red squirrel in our local forests.
The group has announced a competition to find photos to illustrate the 2019 Solway Forests Red Squirrel Calendar. 
For more information about the group and the competition, click here


Buy a day pass for Kippford Slipway by clicking this link.

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