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Community | 7th September 2023
 

Eskdale & Liddesdale schools declared safe

 
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NO SAFETY CONCERNS: The flat roofs at Langholm primary are scheduled for repair during the summer break next year.
 

No RAAC detected in preliminary inspections

Councillor Denis Male contacted the E&L Advertiser earlier this week with the good news that no schools in the Annandale East and Eskdale ward are affected by the current scare regarding the use of reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC) in public buildings.

A statement confirming this has appeared on the council web site which also states that only three schools in Dumfries and Galloway are affected.

“In light of the significant media attention this matter has received over the last few days we wanted to update you on our school estate in Dumfries and Galloway.

“Earlier this year, in common with many local authorities across the UK, Dumfries and Galloway Council identified that some buildings we own had the potential to contain reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC).

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