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 info71.dci@gmail.com

Your Community Initiative office

The Initiative main office is at 16 High Street, Dalbeattie DG5 4AA.

Our information point shop is at the front and the main office is at the back, providing a central point of contact for local, community, visitor, and project information.

Opening times
Shop: Monday to Saturday from 10am - 2pm
Initiative office: Tuesdays, Wednesday and Fridays from 10am -1pm  

Our telephone number is 01556 612752,
our email address is: info71.dci@gmail.com.

The Ebikes and Rocks and Wheels project have a dedicated office space at our former premises at 71 High Street.  

What's On

The What's on guide for December is now out. Please note that you may need to pre-book for some events.


Experienced Carer required

We have been asked to publish the following appeal by a local resident:

"I am looking for an experienced carer to join a team looking after an elderly lady who lives in Rockcliffe.
The need is for a carer to assist preparation for bed time at 7 pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
For more details, please contact me on 07771980931. Clive Sinclair"

We have been asked to share the following publicity information from the Stroke Association:

Dalbeattie Forest Community Parnership

We have updated the partnership page to include links to the minutes of the 2021 Partnership AGM.
We also have a link to the Dalbeattie Forest land management plan published by Forestry and Land Soctland.

The results of our community survey, which took place from February to April this year, are now available here.

For more news about the Rocks and Wheels project, read our latest newsletter.

The results of our Spring Garden Survey are now available.

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

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


Our sponsor businesses

If you would like to advertise on the Dalbeattie Matters website, please email us.