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Snow and ice warning - DnG24

Snow and ice warning  DnG24

Forecasters have issued an amber weather warning for flurries across the region all day on Saturday, as well as a band of heavy freezing rain which will quickly ...

Published on 14 December 2018 | 3:56 pm


Inside the shadowy Tory MPs meeting that will today decide Theresa May’s fate - The Sun

Inside the shadowy Tory MPs meeting that will today decide Theresa May’s fate  The Sun

The Prime Minister addressed MPs for 40 minutes before she had crunch vote of confidence in her leadership tonight, which could see her booted out by ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 6:13 pm


Perfectly timed picture captures the moment a murmuration of starlings took the form of a RABBIT - Daily Mail

Perfectly timed picture captures the moment a murmuration of starlings took the form of a RABBIT  Daily Mail

This perfectly-timed pictures captured the moment a flock of birds formed the shape of a rabbit in the air. The starlings grouped together for safety from birds of ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 5:42 pm


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 | 12:46 pm


Man who helped revive Bladnoch Distillery to depart - Scottish Field

Man who helped revive Bladnoch Distillery to depart  Scottish Field

Ian MacMillan, the master distiller of Bladnoch Distillery, has announced he will be leaving Bladnoch Distillery in Dumfries-shire on a full time capacity in the first ...

Published on 12 December 2018 | 11:30 am


I've rediscovered my love for the game - Danny Galbraith on his return to football - Edinburgh Live

I've rediscovered my love for the game - Danny Galbraith on his return to football  Edinburgh Live

In his latest Edinburgh Live column Danny talks about his move to Edinburgh City – and how he thought this day might never come.

Published on 11 December 2018 | 1:51 pm


X Factor judge's house where One Direction performed among Rightmove's most viewed homes - Daily Mail

X Factor judge's house where One Direction performed among Rightmove's most viewed homes  Daily Mail

A Spanish villa where One Direction made their debut in an X Factor's judge's house performance and a sixteen-bedroom Scottish castle that dates back to 1902 ...

Published on 11 December 2018 | 8:24 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 | 3:53 pm


Insight: Clearing the West Bank of bombs for baptisms - The Scotsman

Insight: Clearing the West Bank of bombs for baptisms  The Scotsman

Dani Garavelli visits the Israeli military zone where HALO is removing mines to allow Christians to celebrate Epiphany in their churches once again.

Published on 8 December 2018 | 11:06 pm


Scots breeders take top prices at Carlisle sale - Press and Journal

Scots breeders take top prices at Carlisle sale  Press and Journal

Scottish breeders enjoyed success at the Christmas Stars sale of in-lamb pedigree Texels at Carlisle. Banff farmer Graham Morrison, who runs the Deveronvale ...

Published on 7 December 2018 | 5:28 pm


Second disaster tribute revealed - DnG24

Second disaster tribute revealed  DnG24

A SECOND set of events has been organised to mark the 30th anniversary of the Lockerbie Air Disaster later this month.

Published on 7 December 2018 | 9:45 am


Terrified mum fled with kids from ‘psycho’ West Lothian sex fiend who tried to murder girl, 4, amid fears he’ - The Scottish Sun

Terrified mum fled with kids from ‘psycho’ West Lothian sex fiend who tried to murder girl, 4, amid fears he’  The Scottish Sun

The victim, 29, revealed her terror tonight after monster William McArthur was convicted of a catalogue of attacks against women and kids - including the rape of ...

Published on 6 December 2018 | 10:39 pm


When Tory MPs visit foodbanks - New Statesman

When Tory MPs visit foodbanks  New Statesman

Armed with tins of beans and bags of sugar, elected representatives of this government have been posing alongside the damage they've done.

Published on 6 December 2018 | 8:00 am


David Mundell 'doesn't believe staying in the UK is an option' - The National

David Mundell 'doesn't believe staying in the UK is an option'  The National

THERE are red faces all around the Scotland Office today, as Scottish Secretary David Mundell finally revealed his true feelings about Brexit ... or quite possibly ...

Published on 5 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Herald Diary: Will Santa still get into UK after Brexit? - HeraldScotland

Herald Diary: Will Santa still get into UK after Brexit?  HeraldScotland

Shaken. 0 comment. OUR tales of unpretentious Glasgow shops remind Hilary Shearer: "We returned to Glasgow from living in the Netherlands and, wishing to ...

Published on 5 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Obituary: David Batty, leading figure at Rosyth dockyard and president of the Munro Society - HeraldScotland

Obituary: David Batty, leading figure at Rosyth dockyard and president of the Munro Society  HeraldScotland

Died: November 20, 2018. DAVID Batty, who has died aged 74, was a former finance director at Rosyth Royal Dockyard PLC, a past president of Scottish ...

Published on 4 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Windfarm gives out 16 grants - DnG24

Windfarm gives out 16 grants  DnG24

SIXTEEN grants totalling £170,000 have been given out in the second round of the Ewe Hill Windfarm Fund. Eleven applications were successful and will ...

Published on 2 December 2018 | 9:58 am


Ken Smith's Diary: Stirring it; Wet happened; Lamb to slaughter - HeraldScotland

Ken Smith's Diary: Stirring it; Wet happened; Lamb to slaughter  HeraldScotland

Stirring it. 1 comment. WE mentioned Govanhill going upmarket with the barman dashing to the greengrocers to get cucumber for the Hendrick's gin. It reminds ...

Published on 2 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Volunteer Stuart honoured at Buckingham Palace ceremony - News & Star

Volunteer Stuart honoured at Buckingham Palace ceremony  News & Star

A DEDICATED volunteer who has devoted decades to tireless community *service* has spoken of his pride at collecting his MBE.

Published on 1 December 2018 | 8:00 am


And finally... Hungary hails St Andrew's Day with bridge tribute - Scottish Construction Now

And finally... Hungary hails St Andrew's Day with bridge tribute  Scottish Construction Now

The iconic Scottish-built Széchenyi Chain Bridge that reaches across the Danube river in Budapest, Hungary, will be turned blue today and tomorrow in ...

Published on 30 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Hungary hails St Andrew's Day - GOV.UK

Hungary hails St Andrew's Day  GOV.UK

The iconic Scottish-built Széchenyi Chain Bridge that reaches across the Danube river in Budapest, Hungary, will be turned blue in celebration of St Andrew's ...

Published on 28 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Finlay Hutchison is up for the GT4 International Cup - Daily Record

Finlay Hutchison is up for the GT4 International Cup  Daily Record

Young Scots racer Finlay Hutchison is all set to compete in the GT4 International Cup in Bahrain this weekend. You find out his thoughts ahead of the race here.

Published on 28 November 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


Watch Wednesday's Representing Border online | Border - ITV News - ITV News

Watch Wednesday's Representing Border online | Border - ITV News  ITV News

Read the latest Border stories, Watch Wednesday's Representing Border online on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Border news.

Published on 21 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Mundell defends the Prime Minister and proposed Brexit deal - Border Telegraph

Mundell defends the Prime Minister and proposed Brexit deal  Border Telegraph

TWEEDDALE MP David Mundell has defended his backing of Theresa May and the proposed Brexit Deal.

Published on 21 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Giant hedgehog’s leap in the dark - Daily Mail

Giant hedgehog’s leap in the dark  Daily Mail

The picture was taken by Edinburgh-based photographer Jarlath Flynn near Gretna, Dumfriesshire, on Sunday. He estimates that his 'one in a million' shot ...

Published on 19 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Mundell: Brexit deal is better than no deal - The Southern Reporter

Mundell: Brexit deal is better than no deal  The Southern Reporter

Despite vowing to quit his job as Scottish Secretary if Northern Ireland was granted any special deal over Brexit in October, David Mundell is defiantly staying in ...

Published on 19 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Club to screen British drama - News & Star

Club to screen British drama  News & Star

Croglin Film Club is returning at the end of this month.

Published on 18 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Mundell: 'Why I backed Brexit agreement' - Peeblesshire News

Mundell: 'Why I backed Brexit agreement'  Peeblesshire News

TWEEDDALE MP David Mundell backed the government's draft Brexit plan this week, despite concerns over Northern Ireland and the fishing industry.

Published on 17 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Wise words about how to pen a poem - Daily Record

Wise words about how to pen a poem  Daily Record

Expert Kirsteen McCue gives advice to schoolkids entering our great poetry competition to win a Tunnock's factory tour.

Published on 16 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Dumfries Standard plea for help in annual toy appeal campaign - Daily Record

Dumfries Standard plea for help in annual toy appeal campaign  Daily Record

Businesses and organisations are pulling out all the stops to support The Dumfries and Galloway Standard's Christmas Toy Appeal 2018. And we are looking for ...

Published on 16 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


Irish Charolais make their mark at Stirling - Farming Life

Irish Charolais make their mark at Stirling  Farming Life

Charolais took the top price, made the highest average and sold the most bulls at the Autumn round of Stirling bull sales.

Published on 15 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


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


Call for Dumfriesshire teenagers to follow in the footsteps of JM Barrie - Daily Record

Call for Dumfriesshire teenagers to follow in the footsteps of JM Barrie  Daily Record

Young People's Letter Writing Competition will see winner receive prizes from actress Joanna Lumley.

Published on 9 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Dreams for Future festival is coming to Dumfriesshire - Daily Record

Dreams for Future festival is coming to Dumfriesshire  Daily Record

Moat Brae team prepare 10-day celebration of Peter pan writer and story-telling.

Published on 9 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Borderlands deal still on the cards despite Budget snub - News & Star

Borderlands deal still on the cards despite Budget snub  News & Star

An alliance pursuing a game-changing deal for the Borderlands say talks are progressing well.

Published on 9 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Dumfriesshire woman Toby's 80th might be a rough night - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire woman Toby's 80th might be a rough night  Daily Record

Pensioner sleeping on park bench in aid of charity.

Published on 9 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Christmas festivities in Dumfriesshire for all the family - Beattie Group

Christmas festivities in Dumfriesshire for all the family  Beattie Group

Wednesday, 07 November 2018. Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate will be celebrating the festive season this year with its annual fair and a show-stopping ...

Published on 7 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Dumfriesshire pensioner chases after yob who stole her purse yelling 'come back you besom' - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire pensioner chases after yob who stole her purse yelling 'come back you besom'  Daily Record

A brave pensioner chased a man down a street after he grabbed her purse out of her hand and fled. Lilian Brown ran after the thief, yelling: “Come back here ya ...

Published on 6 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Book review: Dumfriesshire: A Frontier Region by Andrew McCulloch - HeraldScotland

Book review: Dumfriesshire: A Frontier Region by Andrew McCulloch  HeraldScotland

Origin/Birlinn, £30. Review by Brian Morton. In the summer of 1818, John Keats went on a walking tour of the Lake District, Ireland and Scotland with his friend ...

Published on 3 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


Lockerbie Disaster memorial challenge taxes bodies and emotions of Dumfriesshire cyclists - Daily Record

Lockerbie Disaster memorial challenge taxes bodies and emotions of Dumfriesshire cyclists  Daily Record

Stateside fundraiser is also raising money for Dumfries youth mental health charity Soul Soup.

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


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


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


Dumfriesshire man Liam relives moment Greek quake struck - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire man Liam relives moment Greek quake struck  Daily Record

Liam Murray described incident as "scariest experience" of his life.

Published on 30 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


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


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


Man seriously injured after incident in Annan - News & Star

Man seriously injured after incident in Annan  News & Star

A 40-YEAR-OLD man from Annan is in a serious but stable condition after an incident in the town on Sunday.

Published on 15 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Dumfriesshire community hub plan secures funding - Scottish Daily Record

Dumfriesshire community hub plan secures funding  Scottish Daily Record

Thornhill Collective have been awarded enough cash from the Scottish Land Fund to buy the village's old school.

Published on 10 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


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


Red river rock, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, 19 August 2016 by Andy Goldsworthy - Ocula Magazine

Red river rock, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, 19 August 2016 by Andy Goldsworthy  Ocula Magazine

View Red river rock, Dumfriesshire, Scotland, 19 August 2016 by Andy Goldsworthy at Galerie Lelong & Co. in New York, USA. Browse now on Ocula.

Published on 28 September 2018 | 11:59 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


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


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


Terrified Gretna residents woken by ‘thunderous noise’ as masked thieves used forklift to steal £30,000 ATM ca - The Scottish Sun

Terrified Gretna residents woken by ‘thunderous noise’ as masked thieves used forklift to steal £30,000 ATM ca  The Scottish Sun

Shocking pictures show cops and forensic teams on the scene at Gretna's Co-op store in Dumfriesshire this morning after raiders made off with a five-figure sum ...

Published on 20 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


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


Dumfriesshire supergran sheds eight stone and feels great - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire supergran sheds eight stone and feels great  Daily Record

Yvonne Davies, aged 83 from Moniaive has finally found the secret to getting rid of the fat and keeping it off.

Published on 1 August 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

Read the latest Border stories, Calls for Scottish Government to buy Pinneys factory site on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Border news.

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


Alcohol ban for 40,000 at Dumfriesshire's Youth Beatz this weekend - Daily Record

Alcohol ban for 40,000 at Dumfriesshire's Youth Beatz this weekend  Daily Record

Sell-out event at new Park Farm venue for 10th festival.

Published on 29 June 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


Dumfriesshire great gran Marie Dunbar receives the British Empire Medal - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire great gran Marie Dunbar receives the British Empire Medal  Daily Record

The 78-year-old from Annan received the award for services to early-years education and the community.

Published on 13 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


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 fan tells jury bus crash that killed supporter was 'like a roller coaster' - Daily Record

Rangers fan tells jury bus crash that killed supporter was 'like a roller coaster'  Daily Record

Evidence was heard at the trial of bus driver Callum Phillips who denies killing 39-year-old Ryan Baird by dangerous driving.

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


Strumthing sounded good at Dumfriesshire's Ukulele Festival of Scotland - Daily Record

Strumthing sounded good at Dumfriesshire's Ukulele Festival of Scotland  Daily Record

Worldwide support for Caerlaverock Castle mass jam and ukulele workshops at Easterbrook Hall.

Published on 4 May 2018 | 7:00 am


Dumfriesshire hits the right notes with three-day Thornhill Music Festival - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire hits the right notes with three-day Thornhill Music Festival  Daily Record

Bumper line-up of 15 bands at venues across Thornhill for popular weekend of sound.

Published on 4 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


Open and shut case of Dumfriesshire teen who lost £6k of cannabis - Daily Record

Open and shut case of Dumfriesshire teen who lost £6k of cannabis  Daily Record

Ryan Tormey fell asleep and missed his stop while suitcase full of drugs was dumped on pavement miles away.

Published on 20 April 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


Anger over new roof for ramshackle home in Dumfriesshire street - Daily Record

Anger over new roof for ramshackle home in Dumfriesshire street  Daily Record

Residents living near a ramshackle property have hit out over council plans to reroof the house rather than flatten it. Five years ago, the council pledged to track ...

Published on 30 March 2018 | 7:00 am


Death toll up on Dumfriesshire roads and serious assaults also rise - Daily Record

Death toll up on Dumfriesshire roads and serious assaults also rise  Daily Record

A dozen people died in smashes on Nithsdale's roads over a six-month period last year – up by half. Police figures show there were 12 deaths in road accidents ...

Published on 2 March 2018 | 8:00 am


Memories of days at old Dumfriesshire school go on show - Daily Record

Memories of days at old Dumfriesshire school go on show  Daily Record

An exhibition of old photos brought memories flooding back for former school pupils at Closeburn on Saturday. The event in the village hall, organised by ...

Published on 2 March 2018 | 8:00 am


Dumfriesshire residents fed up with louts causing mayhem - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire residents fed up with louts causing mayhem  Daily Record

Yobs in Sanquhar are running amok and “making lives a misery”.

Published on 16 February 2018 | 8:00 am


Dumfriesshire scientist suspended for 18 months for bullying staff - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire scientist suspended for 18 months for bullying staff  Daily Record

Nicholas Mitchell bullied staff in the Haematology and Blood Transfusion department at DGRI for five years with "a climate of fear".

Published on 13 February 2018 | 8:00 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


Dumfriesshire gears up for February 14 with 26 couples set to tie the knot at Gretna Green - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire gears up for February 14 with 26 couples set to tie the knot at Gretna Green  Daily Record

St Valentine's Day weddings are back on the rise at Gretna Registration District compared to last year.

Published on 9 February 2018 | 8:00 am


Young footballer dies in train accident - BBC News

Young footballer dies in train accident  BBC News

Ross Cook was on a night out with friends in Dumfriesshire when tragedy struck.

Published on 8 February 2018 | 8:00 am


Tragic footballer died 'after being hit by train' in Dumfriesshire village - Daily Record

Tragic footballer died 'after being hit by train' in Dumfriesshire village  Daily Record

Ross Cook played with Championship side Queen of the South's academy and youth teams before moving on to play in the South of Scotland League.

Published on 7 February 2018 | 8:00 am


Dumfriesshire teachers injured after school put on "internal lockdown" - Daily Record

Dumfriesshire teachers injured after school put on "internal lockdown"  Daily Record

Parents at the school are concerned for the safety of their children after a pupil "went on the rampage".

Published on 6 February 2018 | 8:00 am


YoungsRPS open new Scottish office in Dumfriesshire and welcome new farm consultant Mike Halliday - The Scottish Farmer

YoungsRPS open new Scottish office in Dumfriesshire and welcome new farm consultant Mike Halliday  The Scottish Farmer

CHARTERED SURVEYORS YoungsRPS have marked the start of 2018 by opening a new office in Thornhill, Dumfriesshire and taking on new recruit, Mike…

Published on 16 January 2018 | 8:00 am


New Year honours cheer for Dumfriesshire stalwarts A CHARITY volunteer and a community entertainer from Dumfriesshire - DnG24

New Year honours cheer for Dumfriesshire stalwarts A CHARITY volunteer and a community entertainer from Dumfriesshire  DnG24

A CHARITY volunteer and a community entertainer from Dumfriesshire are among those featured in the New Year Honours list published this weekend.

Published on 29 December 2017 | 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

Read the latest Border stories, Christmas decorations bring festive spirit to the Border region on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Border news.

Published on 21 December 2017 | 8:00 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


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

Three Glens, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire: hotel review | Travel  The Guardian

Stand aside, all ye hotels, B&Bs and guesthouses that claim to be off the beaten track, for Three Glens has upped the stakes: it is completely off the map. Indeed ...

Published on 27 September 2014 | 7:00 am








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