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Two Schools in Dumfries and Galloway could face closure

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Two primary schools in Dumfries and Galloway could face closure due to dwindling numbers of pupils.

St.Peter's Roman Catholic Primary School in Dalbeattie and Mousewald Primary School, near Dumfries, face uncertain futures due to low pupil uptake.

The council agreed to undertake a consultation over the next year that will address plans to close the schools at last nights Education Committee meeting.