The Troston Loch Wind Farm has been given approval by the Scottish Government.

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 on Saturday 1st May as a registration venue, before setting off along the Southern Upland Way.

There was an Information Desk at the Producers Market on 8th May manned by Gary Blissett, Chairman of the DCPT(Dalry Community Properties Trust). He answered a number of  questions Dalry related. More specifically he was interested in residents views on the future use of The Glenkens Community Centre, the possible purchase and refurbishment of the MUGA(Multiple Use Games Area), and the future use of the Town Hall. 

Spalding Bowls Club in Dalry has now reopened and is looking to attract more members. 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) will be held at the Glenkens Community Centre, Kirkland Street, Dalry on Monday18th October at 7 pm. Main topic for discussion will be the future of said building. Professor Russel Griggs(SOSE) will also be in attendance to answer questions on the Biosphere in Dalry. All members of the community are welcome to attend.

For further details 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 presented by Catstrand Connecting in the Communities 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.


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