a mixed residential, non-residential and agricultural postcode in Sorbie, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.7985 / 54°47'54"N

Longitude: -4.4359 / 4°26'9"W

OS Eastings: 243511

OS Northings: 547564

OS Grid: NX435475

Mapcode National: GBR HJF0.SZC

Mapcode Global: WH3V6.TNW9

Geographic coordinates are the approximate centre of the area covered by DG8 8EW, and are not necessarily those of any specific postal address within it.

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A746, Sorbie, Newton Stewart DG8 8EW


DG8 8EW is a mixed residential, non-residential and agricultural postcode in Sorbie, Dumfries and Galloway. It was first introduced in November 1988.

The most common council tax bands are F, D and E.

Commercial rateable values range from £2,850 to £45,300 with an average of £14,013. The most common recorded business types are Factory and Workshop. Farms and agricultural buildings do not pay business rates and are not included in these figures.

DG8 8EW is in the Newton Stewart travel to work area. NHS services are provided by the Dumfries and Galloway Community Health Partnership Primary Care Trust.

DG8 8EW is approximately 26m (85ft) above sea level.

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DG8 8EW is less than five miles from the coast

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Councils, constituencies and elected representatives

Residents of DG8 8EW are represented at different levels of local, regional and national government by elected representatives. Where known, these are shown here.

Note: This data is updated approximately monthly, and may not necessarily take account of the results of any elections held recently.

Unitary Authority

Dumfries and Galloway Council


Mid Galloway


Alistair Geddes (SNP)
Jim McColm (Independent)
Graham Nicol (Conservative and Unionist Council)

Scottish Parliament


South Scotland

Regional MSPs

Claudia Beamish (Labour)
Chic Brodie (SNP)
Jim Hume (Liberal Democrat)
Joan McAlpine (SNP)
Aileen McLeod (SNP)
Graeme Pearson (Labour)
Paul Wheelhouse (SNP)


Scottish Parliament constituency

Galloway and West Dumfries


Alex Fergusson (Conservative)

United Kingdom Parliament


Dumfries and Galloway


Richard Arkless (Scottish National Party)

European Parliament

European Region



Ian Hudghton (SNP)
David Martin (Labour)
Ian Duncan (Conservative)
Alyn Smith (SNP)
Catherine Stihler (Labour)
David Coburn (UKIP)

Broadband Internet

Ofcom publishes annual statistics for Broadband availability and takeup. This is the most recent data for DG8 8EW.

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Broadband statistics for commercial properties are less reliable than for domestic properties, as businesses are more likely to have other forms of Internet access that are not classified as 'Broadband'.


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Government Statistical Service (GSS) Codes for DG8 8EW

Community Health Partnership
Dumfries and Galloway Community Health Partnership
Council Area
Dumfries and Galloway Council
Electoral Ward
Mid Galloway
Westminster Parliamentary Constituency
Dumfries and Galloway
European Electoral Region
Travel to Work Area
Newton Stewart

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