Gavin Ross has just been appointed Investigative Officer for the National Wildlife Crime Unit. He can be contacted by email on or ringing 101 if you are worried about any local issues regarding animal welfare.

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Galloway Community Transport based in the Catstrand, New Galloway have acquired some EBikes and are in the process of finding permanent bases for them. They will be available to hire by the public and it is understood that they will be located at the Catstrand, and the Smiddy in Balmaclellan.

Further details will be posted on this site when more information is to hand.

GB Ultra runners used the Town Hall again on Saturday 23rd October as a registration venue, before setting off along the Southern Upland Way.

Spalding Bowls Club in Dalry is looking to attract more members for next season. To take advantage, and help preserve this wonderful facility, interested parties should contact the President James Hutchinson on 01644 430639.

Hedgehogs are available for adoption by contacting Alison Bradley on 07722516514 or 01644460594. A handmade hutch is provided if the location is found to be suitable following a site inspection.

The AGM of the DCPT(Dalry Community Properties Trust) was held at the Glenkens Community Centre, Kirkland Street, Dalry on Monday18th October at 7 pm. Main topic for discussion was the future of said building. Professor Russel Griggs(SOSE) was in attendance to answer questions on the Biosphere in Dalry. 

For a more detailed report contact Gary Blissett, Chair of the DCPT, on 01644430521(garyblissett51@

The Dalry Snooker Club located in the Serviceman's Hut on Throughgate is looking for more members. The annual membership fee is a very reasonable £10pa with £4 the hourly hire charge.

More details can be obtained by contacting Gary Blissett on 01644430521.

Tai Chi is now available every Monday(2-3.15) in Dalry Town Hall.


Dog Training is now available every Tuesday (7-9) in the Town Hall.


Catstrand Singers meet in Dalry Town Hall every Thursday(11-12.30)


Badminton and table tennis is now available at the Glenkens Community Centre on Kirkland Street, Dalry. More details from Gary Blissett on 01644 430521.