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New Members Open Evenings

Open evenings for new members will be held in the Branch Office between 5.30-7.00pm on;

Thursday, 28 April 2016.

Thursday, 25 August 2016.

Thursday 24 November 2016.

All members welcome.


 Drop In Sessions

The Branch are holding weekly Drop In Sessions for anyone who would like to come and have a chat:

If you would like to arrange to drop in or if you have a more urgent matter please contact us as soon as possible.


Branch Annual General Meeting

The next scheduled AGM meeting will be in early March 2016 – date to be advised.


2016/17 Branch Executive Committee meetings – held at 9 am in the Branch office.

Thursday,  14th January.

Thursday,  11th February.

Thursday,  10th March.

Thursday, 14th April.

Thursday,  12th May.

Thursday,  9th June.

Thursday, 14 July.

Thursday,  8th September.

Thursday,  13th October.

Thursday,  10th November.

Thursday,  8th December.

Thursday, 12th January.

Thursday, 9th February.

Thursday, 9th March.


Retired members meetings – held at 10 am in the Edenbank Hotel, Dumfries.

17th March 2016 The new D&G Hospital Development Speaker from NHS Dumfries & Galloway

NHS Dumfries & Galloway is currently developing a new acute hospital at Garroch Loaning on the western

side of Dumfries. The first patients are expected to be admitted to the facility early in 2018. The speaker

will outline the Project and give an insight into its progress.

21st April 2016 Dumfries Historic Buildings Trust Luke Maloney

The DHBTrust is incorporated as a Building Preservation Trust to advance heritage by preserving and

restoring, for public benefit, buildings of particular beauty or of historic, architectural or constructional

interest, principally in and around Dumfries and Galloway; and to increase awareness, further appreciation

of, and education relating to, the architectural heritage of Dumfries and Galloway and the surrounding


19th May 2016 D & G Aviation Museum Susan Lammin

The museum, founded in 1977 by the Dumfries and Galloway Aviation Group, has a collection of airframes,

both civil and military, aero engines, artifacts, and a small, but ever-expanding collection of memorabilia

honouring airborne forces. Mrs Lammin will outline the history of the Dumfries aerodrome and look at

possible future Museum developments.

16th June 2016 Possible Outing to Drumlanrig Castle To be confirmed

Possible group outing to Drumlanrig Castle. To be decided.


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Unison Dumfries & Galloway shared UNISON Scotland's post. ...

Solidarity with the UNISON Scotland contingent on #PrideGlasgow

If you missed us at YouthBeatz Dumfries last weekend . We had copys of the UNISON: Young Members in Scotland guidance and advice booklets about bullying .

Anyone that would like a copy feel free to message this page and we will get one out to you

Have a nice weekend people .

People often say to us but what are UNISON Scotland doing for us . Well below is just some of the things we do ......

Every year as part of the council's budget process we put forward budgets suggestion aimed at saving jobs.

We have successfully worked with the council to maintain the no compulsory redundancy policy and protect terms and conditions.

Just last month we were successful in getting tribunal fees scrapped so that workers can enforce their rights easier.

We have and are committed to fighting the public sector pay cap.

We support our members in their time of need. Whether this be work place stress, bullying or any workplace issue.

We offer a range of discounts and free services to our members . Such as free will writing service or discounts off a new car.

We also make sure that our members voices are heard whether this be by managers or elected members.

Please like and share this post so we can let as many people as possible know what we are doing .........

Would you like to become more active in your Branch? We are currently recruiting stewards and workplace reps! All that's needed is the desire to help others. All training provided at no cost to you! Our TU recognition agreement assures paid time off for training necessary to fulfil your Union role!

Use the button at the top of the page to message us now if you are interested or pop into the branch .