North West Campus

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The varsity campus in Dumfries has totally reopened after being closed on security grounds in September

The ultimate section of a programme to completely reopen a £28m college campus which was closed on security grounds in September has been accomplished.

The North West Group Campus in Dumfries was shut simply weeks after it opened in August final yr.

It adopted incidents through which workers and pupils had been damage – together with a toddler being hit by a whiteboard.

Major, nursery and particular college kids have already returned and now secondary college students have joined them.

Jeff Leaver, who chairs Dumfries and Galloway Council’s kids, younger individuals and lifelong studying committee, stated a report into what had gone mistaken can be printed quickly.

Nevertheless, he stated that within the meantime it was good to see the campus totally operational once more.

“It is good news the colleges are all coming collectively in the end onto the brand new NWCC which I’m certain shall be a fantastic facility not simply by way of the varsity however for the group as a complete,” he stated.

“Classes do genuinely should be realized by way of what went mistaken with this constructing.

“The Scottish Futures Belief did fee an unbiased evaluation of what the issues had been and I believe the draft is because of be printed.

“I want to thank all of the dad and mom, workers and the pupils for his or her help and forbearance throughout this fairly upsetting interval for the children concerned.”