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Missing wedding ring found at festival site after four years - Daily Record

Missing wedding ring found at festival site after four years  Daily Record

Graham Robertson was delighted to be reunited with the wedding ring he lost at a music festival in Inverness in 2014.

Published on 10 December 2018 | 3:45 pm


Girl, 11, fights to save others after learning of mum's tragic cancer diagnosis - Daily Record

Girl, 11, fights to save others after learning of mum's tragic cancer diagnosis  Daily Record

Schoolgirl Callie Houston surprised her sick mum Rachel by launching a fundraising campaign for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Published on 7 December 2018 | 4:30 am


Young Scot 2018: Cheers and tears as we celebrate the winners - Daily Record

Young Scot 2018: Cheers and tears as we celebrate the winners  Daily Record

Inspirational gay rights campaigner scoops the top gong at Young Scot 2018 awards.

Published on 3 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Police launch probe after 62-year-old Christine Hilton found dead in her car - Daily Record

Police launch probe after 62-year-old Christine Hilton found dead in her car  Daily Record

Christine's body was discovered in her vehicle at a car park in Dumfries and Galloway.

Published on 29 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Bar featured in The Wicker Man to be returned to how it looked in iconic film - Daily Record

Bar featured in The Wicker Man to be returned to how it looked in iconic film  Daily Record

Andrew Williamson has just bought the Ellangowan Hotel where scenes from the film were shot.

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Historian shines a spotlight on Scottish villages now lost to time - Motherwell Times

Historian shines a spotlight on Scottish villages now lost to time  Motherwell Times

A new history of 40 of Scotland's Lost Villages has just been written by historian Dane Love.

Published on 23 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Hill rallying crews rise to the challenge - Daily Record

Hill rallying crews rise to the challenge  Daily Record

It's one of the toughest forms of motorsport you'll come across, either as a competitor or a spectator. So Road Record have been along to the final UK hill rally ...

Published on 21 November 2018 | 8:00 am


Three 'top-class' dairy farms lead AgriScot award - The Scottish Farmer

Three 'top-class' dairy farms lead AgriScot award  The Scottish Farmer

THREE 'TOP-CLASS' dairy farms have been unveiled as finalists in the running for the AgriScot Scottish Dairy Farm of the Year Award.

Published on 1 November 2018 | 7:00 am


7 most beautiful castles outside of Europe - USA TODAY

7 most beautiful castles outside of Europe  USA TODAY

Europe might be famous for its medieval fortresses, but that doesn't mean the rest of the world doesn't have beautiful castles worth traveling for. While you might ...

Published on 25 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Fish of the Week: The calm after Storm Callum led to a perfect spot of fishing - Daily Record

Fish of the Week: The calm after Storm Callum led to a perfect spot of fishing  Daily Record

STORM Callum may have washed out my Saturday salmon fishing plans last week but the subsequent calm was perfect for a short sunny session last Sunday.

Published on 19 October 2018 | 7:00 am


UK weather: Britain hit by THIS amount of rain EVERY YEAR - SHOCK numbers REVEALED - Express.co.uk

UK weather: Britain hit by THIS amount of rain EVERY YEAR - SHOCK numbers REVEALED  Express.co.uk

THE British weather is known across the world for being particularly wet - and if there's one thing Britons love to talk about, it's the country's many rainy days.

Published on 17 October 2018 | 7:00 am


Mission 100 - MS Trust

Mission 100  MS Trust

When: You have 100 days from 14th January 2019 to 22nd April 2019. Where: You decide. How: You decide. Join our mission. 100 people each week are ...

Published on 9 October 2018 | 8:54 am


Scot's golf trip ended in drink drive shame - Burnley Express

Scot's golf trip ended in drink drive shame  Burnley Express

A Scot who came to Barnoldswick to play golf ended up having an early hours accident whilst more than twice the drink-drive limit, a court heard.

Published on 3 October 2018 | 7:00 am


The time has come for economic alternatives - The Guardian

The time has come for economic alternatives  The Guardian

Letters: Readers offer their views on how to make the economy work for everyone as Aditya Chakrabortty's Alternatives column comes to a close.

Published on 28 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Discover ten hidden gems in Dumfries and Galloway - HeraldScotland

Discover ten hidden gems in Dumfries and Galloway  HeraldScotland

Whether you're well acquainted with Dumfries and Galloway or are overdue a visit, there is lots to explore and discover in this beautiful part of…

Published on 20 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Storm Ali causes chaos across Britain - The Irish Times

Storm Ali causes chaos across Britain  The Irish Times

Woman is seriously injured, while a cruise ship carrying 500 people is left unmoored.

Published on 19 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Storm Ali LIVE: Latest updates as gale-force winds batter Scotland - HeraldScotland

Storm Ali LIVE: Latest updates as gale-force winds batter Scotland  HeraldScotland

Live weather, traffic and travel updates as the first named storm of the year hits the country.

Published on 19 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Woman dead after caravan blown off cliff as Storm Ali strikes with 91mph gusts - ITV News

Woman dead after caravan blown off cliff as Storm Ali strikes with 91mph gusts  ITV News

Workmen deal with a fallen tree on Finglass Road by Glasnevin Cemetary, Dublin as Storm Ali has made itself felt across the Republic of Ireland.

Published on 19 September 2018 | 7:00 am


The shrinking feeling after buying a Ferrari - The Guardian

The shrinking feeling after buying a Ferrari  The Guardian

Two important facts to keep in mind when reading Helen Parr's study of the Parachute Regiment (Review, 15 September) is that this is the regiment that killed 11 ...

Published on 17 September 2018 | 7:00 am


New official flag of the island of Tiree is unveiled - BBC News

New official flag of the island of Tiree is unveiled  BBC News

The green and gold "Land of Barley" design was chosen after a competition was launched earlier in the year.

Published on 9 September 2018 | 7:00 am


Obituary - Sir James Mirrlees, influential economist - HeraldScotland

Obituary - Sir James Mirrlees, influential economist  HeraldScotland

Died: August 29, 2018. SIR James Mirrlees, who has died from a brain tumour aged 82, has been described as “one of Scotland's greatest minds.” He won the ...

Published on 31 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Profile: Jerry John Rawlings biography and pictures - YEN.COM.GH

Profile: Jerry John Rawlings biography and pictures  YEN.COM.GH

Ever wondered who Jerry John is? Born on the 22nd of June 1947 to a chemist from Castle Douglas in the United Kingdom and a Ghanaian lady, the former ...

Published on 28 August 2018 | 2:10 pm


Two TV shows and book for 'ailing' Billy - Express

Two TV shows and book for 'ailing' Billy  Express

SIR Billy Connolly is to star in two new TV documentaries and publish a book later this year.

Published on 22 August 2018 | 7:00 am


The Hidden Hut, Porthcurnick – Reassuring, raffish and very British – restaurant review | Grace Dent - The Guardian

The Hidden Hut, Porthcurnick – Reassuring, raffish and very British – restaurant review | Grace Dent  The Guardian

A seaside shack on the south Cornish coast cooking homestyle food served with love – and a large helping of nostalgia.

Published on 10 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Scots mum's shock as brutal 1985 child murderer exposed and killed 33 years on - Daily Record

Scots mum's shock as brutal 1985 child murderer exposed and killed 33 years on  Daily Record

David Gaut, who was jailed for life over the murder of Chi Ming Shek in 1985 but released last November, was found dead.

Published on 9 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Scotland’s first honorary vexillologist helps communities fly the flag - The Scotsman

Scotland’s first honorary vexillologist helps communities fly the flag  The Scotsman

Scotland's heraldic authority has appointed the country's first flag expert to advise the growing number of communities looking to create their own banner.

Published on 1 August 2018 | 7:00 am


Expert will fly the flag for ancient Scottish tradition - The Times

Expert will fly the flag for ancient Scottish tradition  The Times

As appointments go it is anything but standard. Scotland's ancient heraldic authority has appointed its first honorary vexillologist.Philip Tibbetts will have ...

Published on 31 July 2018 | 7:00 am


New flag expert appointed for Scotland - BBC News

New flag expert appointed for Scotland  BBC News

Philip Tibbetts, Scotland's first honorary vexillologist, will support communities wishing to develop their own flags.

Published on 30 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Scot who found gold nugget the size of golf ball in Scottish river keeping location SECRET as it could be - The Scottish Sun

Scot who found gold nugget the size of golf ball in Scottish river keeping location SECRET as it could be  The Scottish Sun

THE plucky explorer found the precious 85.7g lump - named the Douglas Nugget - while diving in a mystery Scottish river. It is estimated to be worth upwards of ...

Published on 26 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Schoolboy dies in Glenburn Reservoir after struggling in the water - Daily Mail

Schoolboy dies in Glenburn Reservoir after struggling in the water  Daily Mail

'Fun and loving' schoolboy Ben Thomson has died after a day out with friends at Glenburn Reservoir in Paisley, Renfrewshire.

Published on 19 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Five minutes with...: David Thomson, Annandale - Scotchwhisky.com

Five minutes with...: David Thomson, Annandale  Scotchwhisky.com

Professor David Thomson is co-founder of Annandale distillery in Dumfriesshire, and worked as a cereal chemist and university lecturer in sensory and ...

Published on 19 July 2018 | 7:00 am


Driver dies and woman seriously injured after horror four-vehicle crash - Daily Record

Driver dies and woman seriously injured after horror four-vehicle crash  Daily Record

The woman was airlifted to hospital in Glasgow after the smash in Creetown while a number of dogs were killed during the collision.

Published on 7 July 2018 | 7:00 am


List a Business | Sell Your Business for FREE at business-sale.com - Business Sale Report

List a Business | Sell Your Business for FREE at business-sale.com  Business Sale Report

Whether you are the owner, an intermediary or broker there is no transactional cost to sell your business here. As long as the company for sale meets our ...

Published on 27 June 2018 | 8:08 am


New Holstein UK president named - Farming Life

New Holstein UK president named  Farming Life

Peter Waring has been elected as president of Holstein UK.

Published on 14 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Big win at Rotary Quiz for Comely Park Primary - Falkirk Herald

Big win at Rotary Quiz for Comely Park Primary  Falkirk Herald

Comely Park Primary School's quiz team won the Rotary Southern Scotland Primary Schools Quiz recently.

Published on 13 June 2018 | 7:00 am


The mystery of Scotland's unclaimed dead - Cold case cops appeal to find families of 21 bodies and body parts - Daily Record

The mystery of Scotland's unclaimed dead - Cold case cops appeal to find families of 21 bodies and body parts  Daily Record

Clues include a Walther automatic pistol found beside a body and a right foot inside a shoe which was washed ashore.

Published on 5 June 2018 | 7:00 am


As National Lottery hits 5,000th winner here are its most memorable millionaires - Mirror Online

As National Lottery hits 5,000th winner here are its most memorable millionaires  Mirror Online

The number of millionaires created by the National Lottery hit 5,000 last month when David and Donna Stickley, from Slough, Berkshire, landed a £21million ...

Published on 2 June 2018 | 7:00 am


Stafford McDowall honoured to skipper young Scots - The Scotsman

Stafford McDowall honoured to skipper young Scots  The Scotsman

While not quite on a par with the fabled Jedburgh scrum-half factory which has gifted Scotland with the talents of Roy Laidlaw, Gary Armstrong and Greig ...

Published on 30 May 2018 | 7:00 am


Scottish F1 hero David Coulthard jokes he could have been the fastest milkman in the west if his career - The Scottish Sun

Scottish F1 hero David Coulthard jokes he could have been the fastest milkman in the west if his career  The Scottish Sun

Scottish F1 hero David Coulthard, worth £54million , spoke following the release of his new book about his life. It lifts the lid on the inner secrets of his drive to ...

Published on 18 May 2018 | 7:00 am


A beautiful Regency home with spacious grounds - Scottish Field

A beautiful Regency home with spacious grounds  Scottish Field

Knight Frank present the Barwhinnock Estate, in Twynholm, an outstanding home with five reception areas, seven bedrooms, and five bathrooms (four ensuite).

Published on 23 April 2018 | 7:00 am


Find Kitchen Fitters near me - vetted FMB members - FMB News

Find Kitchen Fitters near me - vetted FMB members  FMB News

Find local kitchen fitters, vetted Federation of Master Builders members who have been approved to join FMB.

Published on 27 March 2018 | 11:16 am


Obituary: Rev Bill Bristow, army and hospital chaplain, headmaster and care home chairman - The Scotsman

Obituary: Rev Bill Bristow, army and hospital chaplain, headmaster and care home chairman  The Scotsman

Padre (Rev) William Henry Greenway Bristow, minister. Born: 1 March 1926. Died: 22 January 2018, aged 91. Padre Bill Bristow passed away peacefully at ...

Published on 23 March 2018 | 7:00 am


Rallying cry over fresh Ross-shire county flag plan - www.north-star-news.co.uk

Rallying cry over fresh Ross-shire county flag plan  www.north-star-news.co.uk

A CAMPAIGN to design a new flag for Ross-shire could learn from the mistakes made by a neighbouring county and ensure everybody with an interest has a say ...

Published on 13 March 2018 | 7:00 am


Read Article Make the most of the Scottish Snowdrop Festival - The Sunday Post

Read Article Make the most of the Scottish Snowdrop Festival  The Sunday Post

THIS weekend is your last chance to enjoy the Scottish Snowdrop Festival, so why not wrap up warm and enjoy some greenery. The festival is a wonderful ...

Published on 8 March 2018 | 8:00 am


Wife of Scots bully cop ‘could have died’ from stress of six-year abuse hell - The Scottish Sun

Wife of Scots bully cop ‘could have died’ from stress of six-year abuse hell  The Scottish Sun

Traumatised Rosie Cowan, 54, regularly passed out from mini-strokes while living with psycho Mike Kneeshaw at their Kirkcudbrightshire home.

Published on 21 February 2018 | 8:00 am


Former inspector who terrorised wife and two daughters ‘hid his abuse behind the uniform’ - The Scottish Sun

Former inspector who terrorised wife and two daughters ‘hid his abuse behind the uniform’  The Scottish Sun

Controlling Mike Kneeshaw, of Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire, repeatedly yelled at his family, demanded a spotlessly clean home and threatened to commit ...

Published on 21 February 2018 | 8:00 am


Beef Shorthorn lead Stirling bull sales at 20,000gns - https://farmweek.com/about-us/

Beef Shorthorn lead Stirling bull sales at 20,000gns  https://farmweek.com/about-us/

BEEF Shorthorn led the Stirling bull sales' trade at 20000gns on Monday, February 5, at the breed society's official annual spring fixture. Five entries sold for five ...

Published on 20 February 2018 | 8:00 am


Petition launched against flag design - Sutherland Northern Times

Petition launched against flag design  Sutherland Northern Times

THE row over the design for the Sutherland flag has taken a *fresh* twist with the launch of an online petition against it.

Published on 16 February 2018 | 8:00 am


Knockengorroch Festival line up revealed - Skiddle.com

Knockengorroch Festival line up revealed  Skiddle.com

The festival has once again secured a truly diverse and exciting array of talent from all over the world, including Cut Chemist, Transglobal Underground and Les ...

Published on 7 February 2018 | 8:00 am


'Ugly' and 'communist' new county county flag for Sutherland stirs up storm of criticism - Express

'Ugly' and 'communist' new county county flag for Sutherland stirs up storm of criticism  Express

OUTRAGED opponents of a new flag have called it “ugly” and “communist” and said it would look more at home over the ground of “an outer Mongolian third ...

Published on 2 February 2018 | 8:00 am


Anger over “horrific” new flag for Sutherland - The Scotsman

Anger over “horrific” new flag for Sutherland  The Scotsman

Outraged opponents of a region's new flag have hit out, branding it 'ugly', 'communist' and 'like an outer Mongolian third division football team.' Sutherland will ...

Published on 2 February 2018 | 8:00 am


New design ready to fly the flag for Sutherland - Sutherland Northern Times

New design ready to fly the flag for Sutherland  Sutherland Northern Times

THE group behind the competition to create a county flag for Sutherland this week unveiled the final design - exclusively to the Northern Times.

Published on 25 January 2018 | 8:00 am


Scots dairy farms decline but herd size up record levels - FarmersWeekly

Scots dairy farms decline but herd size up record levels  FarmersWeekly

The number of dairy farms in Scotland declined once again in 2017, but average herd size rose by 8% to record levels. The Scottish Dairy Cattle.

Published on 16 January 2018 | 8:00 am


Latest figures reveal fewer, bigger dairy herds - The Scottish Farmer

Latest figures reveal fewer, bigger dairy herds  The Scottish Farmer

FEWER dairy herds but more cows, that's the current state of play in the Scottish dairy sector as of January 1 according to the latest statistics…

Published on 9 January 2018 | 8:00 am


East Lothian opens design competition to find new flag - The Scotsman

East Lothian opens design competition to find new flag  The Scotsman

Legend dictates it was in East Lothian the saltire was first adopted as Scotland's national symbol.

Published on 4 December 2017 | 8:00 am


Competition launched to design a flag for East Lothian - East Lothian Courier

Competition launched to design a flag for East Lothian  East Lothian Courier

A COMPETITION to design a civic flag for East Lothian has been launched. Run jointly by East Lothian Council and the Scottish Flag Trust, in association with ...

Published on 30 November 2017 | 8:00 am


Kirkcudbrightshire man loses battle to cut trees next door - Daily Mail

Kirkcudbrightshire man loses battle to cut trees next door  Daily Mail

Eric Merry, and Peter and Trish Fryer, who lived next to each other in Dalry, Kirkcudbrightshire, exchanged angry letters and dragged the Citizens Advice Bureau ...

Published on 24 November 2017 | 8:00 am


The places in Scotland with their own flags - BBC News

The places in Scotland with their own flags  BBC News

With the Isle of Barra securing official recognition of its flag, where else in Scotland is represented by its own banner? One of Scotland's oldest locality-specific ...

Published on 23 November 2017 | 8:00 am


And finally... 'Coo Palace' conversion plans approved - Scottish Construction Now

And finally... 'Coo Palace' conversion plans approved  Scottish Construction Now

A building constructed in rural Kirkcudbrightshire in the early 1900s, which was designed to look like a castle for a herd of 12 cows, is to be converted into ...

Published on 13 November 2017 | 8:00 am


Conversion of 'Coo Palace' near Borgue approved - BBC News

Conversion of 'Coo Palace' near Borgue approved  BBC News

The cattle building designed to look like a castle is to be turned into luxury holiday apartments.

Published on 10 November 2017 | 8:00 am


Historic Scottish estate goes up for sale for £4.25m - Daily Mail

Historic Scottish estate goes up for sale for £4.25m  Daily Mail

Richard Cuninghame, a British hunter, took US President Teddy Roosevelt and his son on an expedition in Africa in 1909 and lived in the Hensol Estate in ...

Published on 6 November 2017 | 8:00 am


Historic home of Scottish hunter who saved Theodore Roosevelt life goes on sale - Express

Historic home of Scottish hunter who saved Theodore Roosevelt life goes on sale  Express

THE historic former home of a Scots big game hunter who once saved Theodore Roosevelt from a rampaging bull elephant has gone on the market.

Published on 5 November 2017 | 7:00 am


Neil Gunn and the search for Scotland's soul - The National

Neil Gunn and the search for Scotland's soul  The National

Alan Riach re-examines the legacy of a great modern novelist who described the relation between spirit and matter like no other.

Published on 3 November 2017 | 7:00 am


Kirkcudbrightshire's 'Coo Palace' conversion approval advised - BBC News

Kirkcudbrightshire's 'Coo Palace' conversion approval advised  BBC News

The building - constructed by a wealthy landowner for his herd of 12 cattle - will become holiday apartments.

Published on 2 November 2017 | 7:00 am


Seven homes with a spooky past - AOL UK

Seven homes with a spooky past  AOL UK

Some people prefer a new home, all bright and shiny and ready for them to make their own mark. Others like a bit of history, and enjoy the idea that their home ...

Published on 28 October 2017 | 7:00 am


Farmer spearheads bid to export deer antlers for Chinese medicine - Herald Scotland

Farmer spearheads bid to export deer antlers for Chinese medicine  Herald Scotland

THE demand for traditional Chinese medicine is threatening the existence of species such as the rhino or Chinese alligator.

Published on 15 August 2017 | 7:00 am


Sign of approval for flag from historic authority - Sutherland Northern Times

Sign of approval for flag from historic authority  Sutherland Northern Times

SCOTLAND's heraldic authority, the Lord Lyon, has given his seal of approval for Sutherland to have its own flag, it has emerged.

Published on 10 August 2017 | 7:00 am


Gold rush! Thousands to flock to Scottish town this weekend for gold panning championship - Express

Gold rush! Thousands to flock to Scottish town this weekend for gold panning championship  Express

A QUIET Scottish town is in for a gold rush next week as 10000 panners hope to get their hands on a precious nugget or two.

Published on 4 August 2017 | 7:00 am


Drink-driver left partner fighting for her life after crashing into wall - Daily Record

Drink-driver left partner fighting for her life after crashing into wall  Daily Record

James Stocks was more than double the legal limit when he crashed his car in Airdrie in 2015.

Published on 13 July 2017 | 7:00 am


Trophy hunters slammed for posing with slain rhino plan shooting holiday to Donald Trump’s flagship Scots h - The Scottish Sun

Trophy hunters slammed for posing with slain rhino plan shooting holiday to Donald Trump’s flagship Scots h  The Scottish Sun

Trophy hunters slammed for posing with slain rhino plan shooting holiday to Donald Trump's flagship Scots hotel.

Published on 13 May 2017 | 7:00 am


Dumfries and Galloway pub has real pulling power - Daily Record

Dumfries and Galloway pub has real pulling power  Daily Record

The Laurie Arms in Haugh of Urr is the best pub in the Stewartry according to CAMRA.

Published on 31 March 2017 | 7:00 am


Spring Bank Holiday 2019 | Spring Bank Holiday Weekend Guide 2019 - Skiddle.com

Spring Bank Holiday 2019 | Spring Bank Holiday Weekend Guide 2019  Skiddle.com

Skiddle's 2019 Spring Bank Holiday Weekend Guide is the most comprehensive Spring Bank Holiday What's On Guide covering events taking place throughout ...

Published on 23 September 2016 | 8:08 am


Scots like to whinge about the weather but on Twitter everything is sunny - Scotland Now

Scots like to whinge about the weather but on Twitter everything is sunny  Scotland Now

SCOTS love to talk about the weather, even on social media where we celebrate and bemoan our weather in equal measure.

Published on 18 July 2016 | 7:00 am


'Money doesn't matter… life is about family, friends and happiness', says David Coulthard - The Sunday Post

'Money doesn't matter… life is about family, friends and happiness', says David Coulthard  The Sunday Post

IT'S the world's most jet-setting sport. Everything about Formula 1 oozes wealth and glamour.

Published on 26 June 2016 | 7:00 am


Meet the 2016 Gold Cup finalists - FarmersWeekly

Meet the 2016 Gold Cup finalists  FarmersWeekly

The shortlist has been announced for the NMR/RABDF Gold Cup and the winner will be revealed at the Livestock Event on 6 July. We talk to the dairy farmers.

Published on 16 June 2016 | 7:00 am


Fishing skipper whose crewman died after falling overboard jailed for safety breaches - Scottish Daily Record

Fishing skipper whose crewman died after falling overboard jailed for safety breaches  Scottish Daily Record

THE judge sentenced the skipper to nine months in prison citing a 'pretty callous disregard of the law' which he said continued even after the crewman's death.

Published on 22 April 2016 | 7:00 am


Storm Frank brings wet and windy weather - Met Office

Storm Frank brings wet and windy weather  Met Office

Heavy rain and strong winds associated with Storm Frank have affected many parts of the UK.

Published on 30 December 2015 | 8:00 am


Formula 1 hero David Coulthard makes pit stop in quiet Highland village... - Scotland Now

Formula 1 hero David Coulthard makes pit stop in quiet Highland village...  Scotland Now

THE SCOTS racing driver turned TV pundit and his friends headed to Pam's Cafe in Kingussie, Inverness-shire, in his black Mercedes SL63 AMG.

Published on 29 July 2015 | 7:00 am


Emmerdale actress Gemma Atkinson just loved coming to Dumfries and Galloway on her school holidays - Scottish Daily Record

Emmerdale actress Gemma Atkinson just loved coming to Dumfries and Galloway on her school holidays  Scottish Daily Record

The model claims she had a "fantastic" time in the Stewartry on regular family getaways to Kirkcudbrightshire in her youth.

Published on 28 July 2015 | 7:00 am


Pupils fly the flag for Border region - ITV News

Pupils fly the flag for Border region  ITV News

Read the latest Border stories, Pupils fly the flag for Border region on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Border news.

Published on 18 May 2015 | 7:00 am


Crimewriter Karen Campbell: How did I end up living in the country? I stuck a pin in the map - Scottish Daily Record

Crimewriter Karen Campbell: How did I end up living in the country? I stuck a pin in the map  Scottish Daily Record

AUTHOR and ex-cop reveals how moving from the city was a big adventure for her and inspired her sixth novel Rise.

Published on 3 May 2015 | 7:00 am


Dorothy L Sayer's Gatehouse inn goes on the market - BBC News

Dorothy L Sayer's Gatehouse inn goes on the market  BBC News

A landmark Galloway inn where author Dorothy L Sayers wrote a celebrated crime novel goes on the market.

Published on 8 April 2015 | 7:00 am


Biker to offer Kirkcudbrightshire sidecar tours - Scotsman

Biker to offer Kirkcudbrightshire sidecar tours  Scotsman

THE FIRST Scottish sidecar tours could be up and running by spring, after plans were given the green light by the council.

Published on 4 February 2015 | 8:00 am


Kirkcudbrightshire's 'Coo Palace' saved from falling into ruin - BBC News

Kirkcudbrightshire's 'Coo Palace' saved from falling into ruin  BBC News

A "Coo Palace" built by a wealthy landowner to house his herd of just 12 cattle is saved from dereliction.

Published on 19 December 2014 | 8:00 am


Woman left with paralysed face after tick bite in her own garden - Mirror.co.uk

Woman left with paralysed face after tick bite in her own garden  Mirror.co.uk

Claire Dean has been left with Bell's palsy and chronic fatigue syndrome after contracting Lyme disease.

Published on 31 October 2014 | 7:00 am


Wickerman Festival: Music fans vent fury after Police Scotland chief demands crackdown on alcohol at family-friendly event - Scottish Daily Record

Wickerman Festival: Music fans vent fury after Police Scotland chief demands crackdown on alcohol at family-friendly event  Scottish Daily Record

CHIEF Constable Stephen House wants to ban middle-aged punter from drinking whisky, gin and other spirits at the family-friendly music festival.

Published on 4 July 2014 | 7:00 am


Drunk teacher kicked out of school after hurling 'foul abuse' at pupil during morning lesson - Scottish Daily Record

Drunk teacher kicked out of school after hurling 'foul abuse' at pupil during morning lesson  Scottish Daily Record

THE teacher at Castle Douglas High in Kirkcudbrightshire shouted abuse in the classroom after a student threw a stress ball at her.

Published on 11 June 2014 | 7:00 am


Sunday Mail Pub of the Year: Banker-turned-barmaid has no regrets after leaving career to revive bar in her hometown - Scottish Daily Record

Sunday Mail Pub of the Year: Banker-turned-barmaid has no regrets after leaving career to revive bar in her hometown  Scottish Daily Record

THE Market Inn Hotel in Kirkcudbrightshire has been nominated as the best pub in Scotland after being transformed by Emma McMurtrie-Crawford.

Published on 18 May 2014 | 7:00 am


Treasure hunting hunch pays off with a hoard of medieval coins - Express.co.uk

Treasure hunting hunch pays off with a hoard of medieval coins  Express.co.uk

A PAIR of treasure hunters unearthed a priceless hoard of medieval silver coins after spending five hours searching in a rain-drenched field.

Published on 5 February 2014 | 8:00 am


NekNomination: Watch drinkers compete in deadly online craze to horror of alcohol abuse campaigners and police - Mirror.co.uk

NekNomination: Watch drinkers compete in deadly online craze to horror of alcohol abuse campaigners and police  Mirror.co.uk

NekNominate, in which people compete to drink a pint of alcohol in the most 'creative' way possible, has already been linked to two deaths.

Published on 3 February 2014 | 8:00 am


Seven rescued from floods in Scotland as UK braces for new year storms - The Guardian

Seven rescued from floods in Scotland as UK braces for new year storms  The Guardian

Royal Navy airlifts group, including four children, from farmhouse in Dumfries and Galloway, where river Nith burst its banks.

Published on 30 December 2013 | 8:00 am


David Coulthard marriage mystery sweeps his home town - Mirror.co.uk

David Coulthard marriage mystery sweeps his home town  Mirror.co.uk

THE Scots racing star, 42, is believed to have married model and TV host Karen Minier last month – with Prince Albert of Monaco as guest of honour.

Published on 24 December 2013 | 8:00 am


First ever Farmers' Wives Choir set to perform at The Hydro - Scottish Daily Record

First ever Farmers' Wives Choir set to perform at The Hydro  Scottish Daily Record

AFTER becoming inspired by the success of the Military Wives singers, more than 100 women from across the country have joined forces to start the first ever ...

Published on 10 November 2013 | 8:00 am


Church minister apologises for rudeness after rant at petrol station - Scottish Daily Record

Church minister apologises for rudeness after rant at petrol station  Scottish Daily Record

MALCOLM Macpherson was taken to task by another motorist after he lost the rag when he was kept waiting to fill up with fuel at a garage.

Published on 30 August 2013 | 7:00 am


Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary's closing chapter - BBC News

Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary's closing chapter  BBC News

The story of the UK's smallest mainland police force, which faces the end of its existence under restructuring plans in Scotland.

Published on 15 September 2011 | 7:00 am


Husband kills himself after shooting his wife's lover in Scots village - Scotsman

Husband kills himself after shooting his wife's lover in Scots village  Scotsman

A SPURNED husband shot his wife's lover before turning the gun on himself, after an argument in a small village in south-west Scotland.

Published on 12 December 2010 | 8:00 am








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