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Farmers reports sheep stolen near Moffat - The Scottish Farmer

Farmers reports sheep stolen near Moffat  The Scottish Farmer

FOR the third time in as many years, a Dumfriesshire farmer has reported part of his flock of sheep missing to police.

Published on 21 April 2019 | 5:00 pm


The pity and the glory 18 Apr 2019 - Church Times

The pity and the glory 18 Apr 2019  Church Times

Mark Oakley reflects on contrasting understandings of the cross.

Published on 17 April 2019 | 11:25 pm


Caithness writer's poem in new book on vintage tractors A poem by Caithness writer George Gunn - JohnOGroat Journal

Caithness writer's poem in new book on vintage tractors A poem by Caithness writer George Gunn  JohnOGroat Journal

A POEM by Caithness writer George Gunn is featured in a new book by an award-winning photographer. Vintage Tractors is the latest project undertaken by ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 9:00 am


READERS’ LETTERS: Brexit delay will come back to bite SNP - The Courier

READERS’ LETTERS: Brexit delay will come back to bite SNP  The Courier

Madam, – I wonder if the Conservative, Labour, DUP and SNP politicians who have deliberately delayed Brexit realise the seriousness of what they have done?

Published on 16 April 2019 | 9:24 am


Scots Holocaust hero Jane Haining remembered in Hungary march - The National

Scots Holocaust hero Jane Haining remembered in Hungary march  The National

A SCOTS missionary who gave her life to protect girls from the Holocaust has been remembered in a procession in Hungary.

Published on 15 April 2019 | 4:00 am


Actress and presenter Joanna Lumley reveals her secret boltholes... Scotland and books - The Sunday Post

Actress and presenter Joanna Lumley reveals her secret boltholes... Scotland and books  The Sunday Post

Joanna Lumley's life has taken her around the world and back again, from her childhood in Hong Kong and Malaysia, to a career that this month alone will see ...

Published on 14 April 2019 | 1:07 pm


Dumfriesshire missionary who died in Auschwitz to be commemorated in Budapest - ITV News

Dumfriesshire missionary who died in Auschwitz to be commemorated in Budapest  ITV News

A church missionary from Dumfriesshire, who travelled to Hungary to help Jewish schoolchildren during the Second World War, will be commemorated this ...

Published on 12 April 2019 | 11:26 am


Keeping Wooler’s countryside tidy - Northumberland Gazette

Keeping Wooler’s countryside tidy  Northumberland Gazette

All nine of Verdant Leisure's holiday parks, including Riverside Leisure Park at Wooler, will be hosting a tidy-up this weekend to support Keep Britain Tidy's ...

Published on 12 April 2019 | 10:04 am


Oro Gin strikes silver at San Francisco awards - Scottish Field

Oro Gin strikes silver at San Francisco awards  Scottish Field

Dumfriesshire-based Oro Gin Distilling Co, have announced their latest award win following the San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2019. The distillery's ...

Published on 12 April 2019 | 9:44 am


Local politicians react to Brexit extension - Peeblesshire News

Local politicians react to Brexit extension  Peeblesshire News

LOCAL politicians have reacted to the news that the Brexit withdrawal deadline has been delayed until October 31.

Published on 11 April 2019 | 2:14 pm


Instrument Mechanic, Annan, Dumfriesshire - Motor Trader

Instrument Mechanic, Annan, Dumfriesshire  Motor Trader

Instrument Mechanic, Annan, Dumfriesshire, £13.26 to £14.95 Per Hour - Instrument Mechanic Reference: CBS9JP Location: Annan/Gretna Green ...

Published on 10 April 2019 | 3:39 pm


Sexual abuse help service sees 107% rise in number of referrals - ITV News

Sexual abuse help service sees 107% rise in number of referrals  ITV News

Read the latest Border stories, Sexual abuse help *service* sees 107% rise in number of referrals on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Border news.

Published on 9 April 2019 | 2:49 pm


Save the date for Dumfriesshire’s biggest rural event - Beattie Group

Save the date for Dumfriesshire’s biggest rural event  Beattie Group

Monday, 08 April 2019. The award winning Galloway Country Fair returns this summer to Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 ...

Published on 8 April 2019 | 6:03 pm


Holocaust memorial march will salute Scot Jane Haining - The Sunday Post

Holocaust memorial march will salute Scot Jane Haining  The Sunday Post

Jane Haining helped many young Hungarian women escape to Britain for five years before her death in 1944 and the annual March of the Living in Budapest ...

Published on 7 April 2019 | 8:01 am


Whitehill Welfare set to rebuild as relegation is confirmed - Edinburgh Evening News

Whitehill Welfare set to rebuild as relegation is confirmed  Edinburgh Evening News

WHITEHILL WELFARE'S six-year stay in the Lowland League will come to an end next month after their relegation was confirmed on Wednesday night when ...

Published on 5 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Scottish couple wins right to stay on their tenant farm - The National

Scottish couple wins right to stay on their tenant farm  The National

THE long running saga of a Dumfriesshire couple who faced eviction from their tenanted farm owned by the Duke of Buccleuch has ended amicably with…

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Scottish tenant eviction battle resolved - FarmersWeekly

Scottish tenant eviction battle resolved  FarmersWeekly

A long-running dispute between a Scottish estate and the tenant farming couple it wanted to evict has been resolved. Tenants David and Alison Telfer will.

Published on 4 April 2019 | 5:10 am


How did the MPs in Cumbria, Dumfries and Hexham vote on Brexit? - NW Evening Mail

How did the MPs in Cumbria, Dumfries and Hexham vote on Brexit?  NW Evening Mail

MPs have rejected all four alternatives to Theresa May's EU withdrawal deal after Parliament took control of the Brexit process for the second time…

Published on 2 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Lamont votes against all alternative Brexit options, while Mundell abstains again - The Southern Reporter

Lamont votes against all alternative Brexit options, while Mundell abstains again  The Southern Reporter

With 10 days remaining until the UK leaves the EU if no withdrawal deal is agreed on by MPs, the issue is still hanging in the air after last night's indicative votes.

Published on 2 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Everton find the grave of Championship-winning goalkeeper - Border Telegraph

Everton find the grave of Championship-winning goalkeeper  Border Telegraph

FOLLOWING an appeal in last week's Peeblesshire News, heritage researchers have found the grave of the goalkeeper who helped Everton win their first…

Published on 30 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Wealthy Scottish landowners seek almost £1m after embezzlement - The Scotsman

Wealthy Scottish landowners seek almost £1m after embezzlement  The Scotsman

Wealthy landowners are suing a leading property consultant after its bookkeeper embezzled hundreds of thousands of pounds.

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am


£345m Borderlands deal blueprint now just months away, says minister - The Southern Reporter

£345m Borderlands deal blueprint now just months away, says minister  The Southern Reporter

A blueprint for the £345m Borderlands growth deal agreed earlier this month is set to be signed off within a matter of months.

Published on 27 March 2019 | 7:00 am


How Brexit broke 'Team Ruth' - BBC News

How Brexit broke 'Team Ruth'  BBC News

They were to operate as Team Ruth - a block of Scottish MPs under the leadership of Ruth Davidson. If Theresa May wanted them to vote one way and Ms ...

Published on 27 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Mystery of the Scottish goalie who helped Everton to first league title - HeraldScotland

Mystery of the Scottish goalie who helped Everton to first league title  HeraldScotland

He is in the history books as being the first Everton goalkeeper to play at the club's famous Goodison Park Stadium in the late 19th century and…

Published on 23 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Search is on to find Everton goalkeeper's grave - Peeblesshire News

Search is on to find Everton goalkeeper's grave  Peeblesshire News

A HERITAGE group associated with Everton Football Club is trying to locate the grave of the goalkeeper who helped them win their first ever…

Published on 22 March 2019 | 7:00 am


UK and Scottish governments expected to unveil a growth deal worth around £300 million over ten years - ITV News

UK and Scottish governments expected to unveil a growth deal worth around £300 million over ten years  ITV News

By Peter MacMahon, ITV Border Political Editor. The UK and Scottish governments are today expected to unveil a unique deal, worth £350 million over ten years ...

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Norwegian firm buys Dumfries-shire fish hatchery to put selective breeding science into practice - Insider.co.uk

Norwegian firm buys Dumfries-shire fish hatchery to put selective breeding science into practice  Insider.co.uk

Salmon breeder AquaGen has bought Scottish Sea Farms' freshwater hatchery at Holywood near Dumfries as part of a long-term investment aimed at producing ...

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Opinion: David Mundell MP - Peeblesshire News

Opinion: David Mundell MP  Peeblesshire News

David Mundell is Conservative MP for Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale.

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Red squirrels now under threat in Scotland’s south - The Scotsman

Red squirrels now under threat in Scotland’s south  The Scotsman

Populations of red squirrels in southern Scotland are under threat due to growing numbers of their grey cousins, according to a new survey.

Published on 20 February 2019 | 8:00 am


David and Oliver Mundell praise Nithsdale Times on 100th issue - HoldTheFrontPage.co.uk

David and Oliver Mundell praise Nithsdale Times on 100th issue  HoldTheFrontPage.co.uk

An MP father and his MSP son have praised their local community newspaper after it published its 100th edition. The Nithsdale Times has been running since ...

Published on 19 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Union’s new top team is hailed by president - The Courier

Union’s new top team is hailed by president  The Courier

Aberfeldy hill farmer Martin Kennedy and Aberdeenshire grower Charlie Adam were yesterday elected vice-presidents of NFU Scotland (NFUS). The sitting ...

Published on 9 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Jenny turns 100 surrounded by family and friends - Daily Record

Jenny turns 100 surrounded by family and friends  Daily Record

Jenny Wilson, who stays in Livingston, celebrated her 100th birthday.

Published on 4 February 2019 | 8:00 am


How many Scottish Labour members did your area lose in one year? - The National

How many Scottish Labour members did your area lose in one year?  The National

SCOTTISH Labour has lost nearly 5000 members in just twelve months, according to leaked documents.

Published on 3 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Talksport host mocks Ally McCoist over court appearance - HeraldScotland

Talksport host mocks Ally McCoist over court appearance  HeraldScotland

Rangers legend Ally McCoist was mocked after missing his radio show to appear in court charged with a road traffic offence.

Published on 18 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Girl arrested after boy suffers knife wound at school in Dumfries and Galloway - The Scotsman

Girl arrested after boy suffers knife wound at school in Dumfries and Galloway  The Scotsman

A teenage girl has been arrested after an alleged knife attack on a boy at school.

Published on 17 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Could you be the next agritourism monitor farmer? - The Scottish Farmer

Could you be the next agritourism monitor farmer?  The Scottish Farmer

THE search is on for two new farming families to become Scotland's next agritourism monitor farmers.

Published on 17 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Tragic young woman Natasha Galpin, 22, killed after horse collapsed in horror fall at Scots stables - The Scottish Sun

Tragic young woman Natasha Galpin, 22, killed after horse collapsed in horror fall at Scots stables  The Scottish Sun

NATASHA Galpin, 22, passed away after suffering catastrophic injuries after her mount fell ill while she was riding at Hetland Hill Farm. Heartbroken stable ...

Published on 16 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Dumfriesshire cafe pair on Davina's TV show - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire cafe pair on Davina's TV show  Daily Record

The duo hope it will give a boost to the Light of Literacy charity which is close to their hearts.

Published on 11 January 2019 | 8:00 am


The £10M Bard blueprint plans for Dumfriesshire's Ellisland are revealed - Daily Record

The £10M Bard blueprint plans for Dumfriesshire's Ellisland are revealed  Daily Record

New tourist attraction vision for the former home of Robert Burns could create over 50 jobs.

Published on 4 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Lockerbie victims remembered 30 years on from the terror attack that killed 270 people - Sky News

Lockerbie victims remembered 30 years on from the terror attack that killed 270 people  Sky News

Relatives of those who died have attended a *service* in the town to honour those who perished in the UK's worst terror attack.

Published on 21 December 2018 | 8:00 am


How will Scottish Tory MPs vote on May? - BBC News

How will Scottish Tory MPs vote on May?  BBC News

Scotland's 13 Conservative MPs will vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's future on Wednesday evening. What are they saying they will do?

Published on 12 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Driver rushed to hospital after lorry overturns on A76 in Dumfriesshire sparking emergency response - The Scottish Sun

Driver rushed to hospital after lorry overturns on A76 in Dumfriesshire sparking emergency response  The Scottish Sun

COPS and members of the ambulance raced to the scene near Carronbridge at around 1.10pm. Officers have urged drivers to find an alternative route if ...

Published on 10 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Dumfriesshire lorry driver Siollan is queen of the road - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire lorry driver Siollan is queen of the road  Daily Record

Hauls 27-tonnes of timber up and down the country.

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Hundreds say no to more turbines in Dumfriesshire - Daily Record

Hundreds say no to more turbines in Dumfriesshire  Daily Record

The final decision lies with the Scottish Government.

Published on 16 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Poppy collection tins stolen from Dumfriesshire shops just hours before Armistice Day - Daily Record

Poppy collection tins stolen from Dumfriesshire shops just hours before Armistice Day  Daily Record

Heartless thieves stole Poppy Appeal collection tins just 48 hours before Armistice Day. The crooks swiped charity donations from two shops in Lochmaben on ...

Published on 13 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Two Dumfriesshire women honoured for their care and charity work - Daily Record

Two Dumfriesshire women honoured for their care and charity work  Daily Record

Mrs Marie Dunbar received the British Empire Medal and Mrs Julie Joseph the OBE at presentation ceremonies recently.

Published on 13 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Dumfriesshire charity shops hit by thieves targeting designer brands - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire charity shops hit by thieves targeting designer brands  Daily Record

Charity volunteers are frustrated by the rise in thefts from their fundraising high street shops.

Published on 2 November 2018 | 7:00 am


Bags of help for Dumfriesshire's First Base Agency foodbank - Daily Record

Bags of help for Dumfriesshire's First Base Agency foodbank  Daily Record

A foodbank is a bit better prepared for this winter – thanks to a bit of community spirit. Mark Frankland, of the First Base Agency in Dumfries, was struggling for ...

Published on 2 November 2018 | 7:00 am


Tunstall's coming to Dumfriesshire for Big Burns Supper - Daily Record

Tunstall's coming to Dumfriesshire for Big Burns Supper  Daily Record

Tickets have gone on sale for the 111-event festival to honour Robert Burns.

Published on 2 November 2018 | 7:00 am


Brave Dumfriesshire pensioner tells how she faced off serial burglar and talked him out of home – so he d - The Scottish Sun

Brave Dumfriesshire pensioner tells how she faced off serial burglar and talked him out of home – so he d  The Scottish Sun

FEARLESS Rachel Bainbridge, 76, didn't scream in terror when she woke to find thief Ryan Ferguson at the bottom of her bed. And she even helped nab the ...

Published on 2 November 2018 | 7:00 am


Lockerbie commemoration cyclists near end of their 3000-mile journey - ITV News

Lockerbie commemoration cyclists near end of their 3000-mile journey  ITV News

Five cyclists travelling more than 3,000 miles to mark 30 years since the Lockerbie bombing are nearing the end of their journey. The Cycle to Syracuse group ...

Published on 31 October 2018 | 7:00 am


'Sleeping' driver admits early-hours motorway death - BBC News

'Sleeping' driver admits early-hours motorway death  BBC News

A driver who killed another motorist after falling asleep at the wheel has been jailed for almost four years. Jamie Andrews veered across three lanes before ...

Published on 25 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Dumfriesshire cyclists paid tribute to Lockerbie Disaster victims - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire cyclists paid tribute to Lockerbie Disaster victims  Daily Record

Lockerbie to Edinburgh castle ride was part of the Cycle to Syracuse memorial fundraising challenge to mark the 30th anniversary of the terrorism atrocity this ...

Published on 16 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Dumfriesshire gets set to welcome The Singing Children of Africa - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire gets set to welcome The Singing Children of Africa  Daily Record

Schoolchildren at St Andrew's RC Primary are raising funds and gathering clothing for the Kenyan visitors.

Published on 16 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Charity awards for Dumfriesshire volunteers behind the Annandale Way - Daily Record

Charity awards for Dumfriesshire volunteers behind the Annandale Way  Daily Record

Paths for All Awards richly deserved by dedicated duo Clive Kirton and Roger Turnbull.

Published on 16 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Cycle ride through Borders a tribute to victims of 1988 Lockerbie disaster - The Southern Reporter

Cycle ride through Borders a tribute to victims of 1988 Lockerbie disaster  The Southern Reporter

A fundraising bike ride in memory of the 270 victims of 1988's Lockerbie disaster will head through the Borders this weekend. The five-strong Cycle to Syracuse ...

Published on 8 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Plea to improve dangerous route for Dumfriesshire children walking to school - Daily Record

Plea to improve dangerous route for Dumfriesshire children walking to school  Daily Record

Children are being forced to walk to school along a busy stretch of road because a pavement is so overgrown they can't get past. Parents of Nethermill pupils ...

Published on 5 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Baby sharks spotted at Dumfriesshire store's fish counter - Daily Record

Baby sharks spotted at Dumfriesshire store's fish counter  Daily Record

Fun video of the catchy song has been a hit for game-for-a-laugh staff.

Published on 5 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Dumfriesshire shares in £500k pot for coast and forests campaign - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire shares in £500k pot for coast and forests campaign  Daily Record

A two-year campaign to push the south of Scotland as a destination for coastal and forest activities is being prepared. VisitScotland has been handed an extra ...

Published on 5 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Gretna RBS branch closure: Dumfriesshire MSP speaks of disappointment - News & Star

Gretna RBS branch closure: Dumfriesshire MSP speaks of disappointment  News & Star

Royal Bank of Scotland had given its outlet in Gretna a stay of execution.

Published on 3 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Solway stars in A-lister's new movie filmed in Dumfriesshire - Daily Record

Solway stars in A-lister's new movie filmed in Dumfriesshire  Daily Record

Hollywood stars stayed at Cavens House near Dumfries with scenes shot around the Arbigland Estate.

Published on 28 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Dumfriesshire Light Up A Life tree appeal comes of age - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire Light Up A Life tree appeal comes of age  Daily Record

St Michael's Christmas campaign will help local charities and remember loved ones.

Published on 28 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Sacked Dumfriesshire hotel boss awarded £39,000 in unfair dismissal case - Daily Record

Sacked Dumfriesshire hotel boss awarded £39,000 in unfair dismissal case  Daily Record

A grandmother who was sacked from her job after her husband and employer fell out, has been awarded nearly £40,000 by an employment tribunal.

Published on 21 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Scottish Secretary faces being ousted from the Borders - The Southern Reporter

Scottish Secretary faces being ousted from the Borders  The Southern Reporter

Scottish secretary David Mundell has told of his disappointment after a review of UK Government constituencies, set to be voted for by MPs, would see him ...

Published on 19 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Anniversary joy for Dumfries ex-provost Ken and wife Molly - Daily Record

Anniversary joy for Dumfries ex-provost Ken and wife Molly  Daily Record

It was diamond smiles from the 'People's Provost' Ken Cameron OBE and wife Molly on Wednesday as they celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

Published on 14 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Music review: Electric Fields, Drumlanrig Castle, Dumfries & Galloway - The Scotsman

Music review: Electric Fields, Drumlanrig Castle, Dumfries & Galloway  The Scotsman

This is a nice festival, isn't it?” asked TracyAnne Campbell, singer of Camera Obscura, who was making an appearance on early Saturday evening at Electric ...

Published on 4 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Bee farming firm takes on apprentice in 'Scottish first' - ITV News

Bee farming firm takes on apprentice in 'Scottish first'  ITV News

A start-up business with a “pioneering” approach to the farming of heather honey has taken on what is thought to be Scotland's first apprentice in the sector.

Published on 28 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Dumfriesshire charity boss highlights the increase of people using food banks during the summer holidays - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire charity boss highlights the increase of people using food banks during the summer holidays  Daily Record

Mark Frankland from First Base warns that the winter will be worse and they are already preparing for the colder months.

Published on 22 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Moving message from Dumfriesshire hospital staff - Daily Record

Moving message from Dumfriesshire hospital staff  Daily Record

Hospital patients are being encouraged to get up and about for their own good.

Published on 27 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Dumfriesshire appeals seek donations of school uniforms - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire appeals seek donations of school uniforms  Daily Record

Parents urged to hand over unwanted uniform for needy families in Dumfries.

Published on 27 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Calls for Scottish Government to buy Pinneys factory site - ITV News

Calls for Scottish Government to buy Pinneys factory site  ITV News

A call has been made for the Scottish Government to buy the Pinneys factory in Annan. Young's Seafood announced the closure of the Pinneys factory in April, ...

Published on 26 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Social media call to tackle littering at a Dumfriesshire beauty spot - Daily Record

Social media call to tackle littering at a Dumfriesshire beauty spot  Daily Record

The Save the Mennock Pass Facebook page was launched to educate campers and visitors on the dangers of littering and lighting campfires.

Published on 24 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Dumfriesshire theft conviction overturned in miscarriage of justice ruling - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire theft conviction overturned in miscarriage of justice ruling  Daily Record

A man who was jailed for stealing an Olympic curling champion's irreplaceable gold medal from Dumfries Museum had his conviction quashed by appeal judges ...

Published on 29 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Historic Dumfriesshire church will be restored after receiving a lottery grant of £217,000 - Scottish Daily Record

Historic Dumfriesshire church will be restored after receiving a lottery grant of £217,000  Scottish Daily Record

St Bride's Church in Sanquhar received the grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to renew the roof and set up a heritage project.

Published on 27 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Obituary: Gordon Irving, journalist and theatre critic who rubbed shoulders with the stars - The Scotsman

Obituary: Gordon Irving, journalist and theatre critic who rubbed shoulders with the stars  The Scotsman

Gordon Irving, journalist and theatre critic. Born: 4 December, 1918 in Annan. Died: 31 May,2018, in Glasgow, aged 99. From a Dumfriesshire farm to the ...

Published on 16 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Dumfriesshire recipients recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire recipients recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours  Daily Record

Julie Ann Joseph thanked her family for supporting her in her work to care for children with challenging backgrounds. She has been recognised with an OBE for ...

Published on 13 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Honours for regional trio - DnG24

Honours for regional trio  DnG24

News broke last night that Annan Riding of the Marches convener and and prolific fundraiser Stuart Thompson, from Gretna, is to be made a MBE for services to ...

Published on 9 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Decision to close Pinneys plant in Annan is "hardly surprising" says union - News & Star

Decision to close Pinneys plant in Annan is "hardly surprising" says union  News & Star

The move has been described as devastating by the area's MP.

Published on 5 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Dumfriesshire tradesmen hit in crime blitz - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire tradesmen hit in crime blitz  Daily Record

Professional thieves broke into 20 vans in just two nights, making off with thousands of pounds worth of power tools. Fifteen vans in Lockerbie and one in ...

Published on 25 May 2018 | 7:00 am


Rangers crash bus 'like a rollercoaster' - BBC News

Rangers crash bus 'like a rollercoaster'  BBC News

Ryan Baird died in the crash which happened as the bus travelled to a game against Partick Thistle.

Published on 17 May 2018 | 7:00 am


Two Dumfriesshire men killed in crashes - Daily Record

Two Dumfriesshire men killed in crashes  Daily Record

Died in separate motorcycle accidents at weekend.

Published on 16 May 2018 | 7:00 am


Portrack kicks off Scotland's Gardens scheme in Dumfriesshire - Daily Record

Portrack kicks off Scotland's Gardens scheme in Dumfriesshire  Daily Record

Scotland's Gardens scheme comes back into bloom in Dumfriesshire this weekend after raising a record-breaking £59,000 last summer for charities.

Published on 4 May 2018 | 7:00 am


Castle Douglas historian wins top Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society award - Daily Record

Castle Douglas historian wins top Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society award  Daily Record

Alistair Livingston was presented with the Truckell Prize for his essay "Reassessing the Galloway Levellers"

Published on 3 April 2018 | 7:00 am


Dumfriesshire to get new icon visit marking centenary of the 1918 Education Act - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire to get new icon visit marking centenary of the 1918 Education Act  Daily Record

Jesus the Teacher icon to go on public display in Dumfries as part of celebrations for 100 years of Catholic education.

Published on 9 February 2018 | 8:00 am


Tribute to Dumfriesshire explorer Joseph Thomson on St Valentine's Day - Daily Record

Tribute to Dumfriesshire explorer Joseph Thomson on St Valentine's Day  Daily Record

Descendants will mark the 160th anniversary of his birth with memorial *service*.

Published on 9 February 2018 | 8:00 am


Son arrested over death of mum after her body discovered at Dumfriesshire home - Daily Record

Son arrested over death of mum after her body discovered at Dumfriesshire home  Daily Record

James Standing is being held by police in connection with the death of Beverley Bliss and an attack on her partner Gavin Robertson.

Published on 24 December 2017 | 8:00 am


Christmas decorations bring festive spirit to the Border region - ITV News

Christmas decorations bring festive spirit to the Border region  ITV News

If you're not in the festive spirit yet, take a look at the pictures we've been sent of some spectacular festive decorations across the region. Have you spotted the ...

Published on 21 December 2017 | 8:00 am


Standard launches Toy Appeal to help make Dumfriesshire kids Christmas - Daily Record

Standard launches Toy Appeal to help make Dumfriesshire kids Christmas  Daily Record

Iain Pollock, editor: "Every year our readers amaze us with their generosity, rising to the challenge time and again."

Published on 7 November 2017 | 8:00 am


Galloway Viking hoard: £2m raised to keep treasure in Edinburgh - BBC News

Galloway Viking hoard: £2m raised to keep treasure in Edinburgh  BBC News

National Museums Scotland (NMS) has raised nearly £2m to give the Galloway Viking hoard a permanent home in Edinburgh. The money will be paid to metal ...

Published on 26 October 2017 | 7:00 am


Dumfriesshire museum displays rare Roman coin found locally - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire museum displays rare Roman coin found locally  Daily Record

Gold aureus was unearthed at Kirkpatrick Fleming and is on show at Annan Museum.

Published on 2 May 2017 | 7:00 am


A rare religious treasure is returning home to Dumfriesshire - Daily Record

A rare religious treasure is returning home to Dumfriesshire  Daily Record

The 14th century handwritten prayer book will be shown in Dumfries Museum during an exhibition which will run from June to August.

Published on 22 March 2017 | 7:00 am


Galashiels man jailed for raping pregnant women in Dumfriesshire - BBC News

Galashiels man jailed for raping pregnant women in Dumfriesshire  BBC News

A man from Galashiels who raped two pregnant women in Dumfriesshire is given a 10-year extended sentence.

Published on 5 July 2016 | 7:00 am


New Lord Lieutenant of Dumfriesshire announced - Scottish Daily Record

New Lord Lieutenant of Dumfriesshire announced  Scottish Daily Record

Former ITV Lookaround presenter Fiona Armstrong has been appointed the new Lord Lieutenant of the region.

Published on 3 February 2016 | 8:00 am


Three Glens, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire: hotel review - The Guardian

Three Glens, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire: hotel review  The Guardian

An ultra-green new guesthouse in Scotland has our vegan eco-warrior shouting for joy, but there's plenty to please style junkies and carnivores, too.

Published on 27 September 2014 | 7:00 am


Newly independent TSB owes its origins to Dumfriesshire - BBC News

Newly independent TSB owes its origins to Dumfriesshire  BBC News

An experiment to help agricultural labourers save their cash has led to the newly-independent TSB.

Published on 9 September 2013 | 7:00 am








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