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.

The Ebikes and Rocks and Wheels project have a dedicated office space at our former premises at 71 High Street.
Our telephone number is 01556 612752,
our email address is: info71.dci@gmail.com.

Job Vacancy - Treasurer

The Initiative is seeking to appoint a voluntary treasurer to join the board of Directors and Office Bearers in the management of the Initiative.

The What's On Guide is now back with a list of June events.
Please be aware that you will need to pre-book for some events, and that numbers may limited.

Scotland Loves Local
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Calling local businesses!

The Scotland Loves Local campaign is a national initiative designed to encourage all those who live in Scotland to think local first and support their local town centres and high streets safely and in line with public health guidelines.

Dalbeattie Matters has received details of the Scotland Loves Local gift card, which the promoters describe as "a gift to the entire community – treating someone to the fantastic products, services and experiences on offer in their area, and at the same time protecting local jobs and ensuring the community prospers". 

If you are a local trader and want to find out more, visit Scotland Loves Local's website
or download a flyer:


Save the date for

Dalbeattie's 13th annual Walking Festival

27th – 30th August 2021

The Solway Sportive is back

After last year's cancellation, this popular charity fund-raising event for cyclists will be held on Sunday 12th September.
We are looking for volunteers to help with  marshalling duties around the course.  If you are available and can offer your time on that date please contact Michelle on 01556 612752
or email: info71.dci@gmail.com


COVID-19 Information from
Dumfries and Galloway Council
All information from Dumfries and Galloway Council about their services during the current situation can now be found at the link below.
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Corona Virus update from
Cragnair Health Centre

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

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

... now has its own website. Click on the logo to visit the site.

Our sponsor businesses

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