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Castle owner says raffle was not unfair - The Galloway Gazette

Castle owner says raffle was not unfair  The Galloway Gazette

The owner of a Kirkcudbrightshire castle was defiant this week in the face of criticism for offering her £2m home as a raffle prize but then giving the winner a ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 2:06 pm


Owner rapped by watchdog over raffle to get rid of Scots castle - HeraldScotland

Owner rapped by watchdog over raffle to get rid of Scots castle  HeraldScotland

The owner of a Scottish castle has been rapped by the advertising watchdog over a raffle she launched to get rid of the property.

Published on 17 April 2019 | 6:22 am


Knowing Jerry John Rawlings ,Ghana's former President - Prime News Ghana - Primenewsghana

Knowing Jerry John Rawlings ,Ghana's former President - Prime News Ghana  Primenewsghana

Jerry John Rawlings was born in June 1947 in Accra, Ghana, to Victoria Agbotui and James Ramsey John, a chemist from Castle Douglas.

Published on 29 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Freeze a jolly cold Sunday: After snow comes the big chill - The Sunday Post

Freeze a jolly cold Sunday: After snow comes the big chill  The Sunday Post

Snow that blanketed much of Scotland yesterday will turn to freezing ice today as the country continues to shiver. The Met Office warned that snow and heavy ...

Published on 17 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Five places bathed in gold by spring daffodils - The National

Five places bathed in gold by spring daffodils  The National

Brodie CastleNear Forres, Morayshire.

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Blow for Twynholm as village shop and post office set to close - Daily Record

Blow for Twynholm as village shop and post office set to close  Daily Record

The business will cease trading at the end of March, a move described as "a huge loss"

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Rick Steves: The majestic Isle of Skye is home to Scotland's most dramatic scenery - USA TODAY

Rick Steves: The majestic Isle of Skye is home to Scotland's most dramatic scenery  USA TODAY

Among Scotland's countless islands, the favorite among travelers is the Isle of Skye, where mountain roads weave among grassy slopes and rocky ridges.

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Galloway MP lands difficult Brexit task - The Galloway Gazette

Galloway MP lands difficult Brexit task  The Galloway Gazette

AN MP from the region has been appointed to a key parliamentary role as the countdown begins to the UK's scheduled departure from the EU.

Published on 24 February 2019 | 8:00 am


The best wintry walks in Scotland - HeraldScotland

The best wintry walks in Scotland  HeraldScotland

It can be tempting to whack up the heating, hunker down under a blanket and only verge outdoors when strictly necessary at this time of the year.…

Published on 23 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Let's fly the flag for Arran - Arran Banner

Let's fly the flag for Arran  Arran Banner

We value our *content* and our journalists, so to get full access to all your local news updated 7-days-a-week – PLUS an e-edition of the Arran Banner – subscribe ...

Published on 8 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Lorry driver’s ‘shoes thrown in bushes’ during bizarre HGV roadside rammy - The Scottish Sun

Lorry driver’s ‘shoes thrown in bushes’ during bizarre HGV roadside rammy  The Scottish Sun

The man was confronted by a fellow trucker after making a risky overtaking manoeuvre on the A75 near Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire on Wednesday ...

Published on 7 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Great Scot: The dramatic country estate near Edinburgh you can buy for just over $3m - Domain News

Great Scot: The dramatic country estate near Edinburgh you can buy for just over $3m  Domain News

A patchwork of rolling green hills surrounds a stone country house in Scotland's Midlothian region, about 20 minutes' drive from the heart of Edinburgh. Built in ...

Published on 23 January 2019 | 8:00 am


NHS England makes too much of ‘cost’ of missed GP appointments - The Guardian

NHS England makes too much of ‘cost’ of missed GP appointments  The Guardian

NHS England claims that missed GP appointments cost the NHS £216m each year (Money wasted on missed GP slots could fund 2,300 doctors, 2 January).

Published on 4 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Galloway Viking treasure hoard to tour Scotland - The Scotsman

Galloway Viking treasure hoard to tour Scotland  The Scotsman

A hoard of Viking-age treasures found buried in Dumfries and Galloway by a metal detectorist could be several hundred years older than previously thought.

Published on 19 December 2018 | 8:00 am


Heartwarming stories of incredible friendships between humans and animals - Mirror Online

Heartwarming stories of incredible friendships between humans and animals  Mirror Online

Chester Zoo bosses said the strong bonds between the keepers and many of the animals meant that they were able to survive the blaze.

Published on 18 December 2018 | 8:00 am


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 | 8:00 am


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 | 8:00 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


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 in pics as Northern Ireland battered by wind - Belfast Live

Storm Ali in pics as Northern Ireland battered by wind  Belfast Live

Northern Ireland has been in the grip of Storm Ali with high-speed winds felling trees, causing traffic chaos and, tragically, leaving one worker dead and another ...

Published on 19 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


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


Professor Sir James Mirrlees obituary | Register - The Times

Professor Sir James Mirrlees obituary | Register  The Times

James Mirrlees's first thought was that he was the victim of a prank. “My second thought was to check the [phone] call was genuine,” he said. Having ascertained ...

Published on 31 August 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


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 - The Guardian

The Hidden Hut, Porthcurnick – Reassuring, raffish and very British – restaurant review  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


New flag expert appointed for Scotland - BBC News

New flag expert appointed for Scotland  BBC News

Scotland's heraldic authority, the Court of the Lord Lyon, has appointed its first honorary vexillologist. Philip Tibbetts will be responsible for supporting ...

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


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


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


PUBLIC NOTICE - Property - FarmersWeekly

PUBLIC NOTICE - Property  FarmersWeekly

PUBLIC NOTICE. “Public Notice for the purposes of Section 121 of The Charities Act 2011. Marks Hall Estate (charity registration no. 256700) (the Charity) gives ...

Published on 24 April 2018 | 7:00 am


A beautiful Regency home with spacious grounds - Scottish Field

A beautiful Regency home with spacious grounds  Scottish Field

An elegant Regency architectural gem set within glorious grounds is now on the property market. Knight Frank present the Barwhinnock Estate, in Twynholm, ...

Published on 23 April 2018 | 7:00 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


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

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


MSP joins in Sutherland flag debate - Sutherland Northern Times

MSP joins in Sutherland flag debate  Sutherland Northern Times

A POLITICIAN has entered the fray over the design of the Sutherland flag. Conservative Highlands and Islands MSP Edward Mountain has written to ...

Published on 23 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


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


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


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.

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


Baronial Castle with two cottages and stunning coastal setting on sale for under £500,000 - Deadline News

Baronial Castle with two cottages and stunning coastal setting on sale for under £500,000  Deadline News

A STUNNING baronial castle featuring turrets and castellated towers has been put on the market for under half a million pounds. The “imposing” Knockbrex ...

Published on 8 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


Scottish Castle With Farm and Hunting Grounds Lists for £4.25M - Mansion Global

Scottish Castle With Farm and Hunting Grounds Lists for £4.25M  Mansion Global

A riverside Scottish castle that once belonged to a big game hunter who reportedly saved former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt from a herd of elephants hit ...

Published on 2 November 2017 | 7:00 am


property Seven homes with a spooky past - AOL UK

property 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


Knockengorroch announce 2018 dates and ticket details - Skiddle.com

Knockengorroch announce 2018 dates and ticket details  Skiddle.com

Image: Knockengorroch Festivals (credit). The team at Knockengorroch World Ceilidh have announced the dates and ticket details for their 2018 instalment.

Published on 19 September 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

The idea was first mooted four months ago and a steering group has been working behind the scenes to lay the groundwork for the project.

Published on 11 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


Map: The best rated tourist destinations in Scotland - Scotsman

Map: The best rated tourist destinations in Scotland  Scotsman

They range from famous art galleries to small town pubs.

Published on 2 November 2016 | 7:00 am


David Coulthard: “I Made Myself Bulimic” - Coach

David Coulthard: “I Made Myself Bulimic”  Coach

Channel 4's F1 pundit on the sacrifices he made as a teenager and who showed him the fastest route to the top.

Published on 20 July 2016 | 7:00 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


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


Scots drink driver to challenge UK ban - Express.co.uk

Scots drink driver to challenge UK ban  Express.co.uk

AN AWARD-WINNING charity founder is to mount a legal challenge over his UK-wide ban after losing his licence under Scotland's controversial drink driving ...

Published on 27 May 2016 | 7:00 am


Warmest day of the year in Scotland - BBC News

Warmest day of the year in Scotland  BBC News

The Met Office says Monday was the the warmest day of the year so far recorded in Scotland as temperatures rose in the west and southwest.

Published on 9 May 2016 | 7:00 am


Should Rugby World Cup trophy have been named after a former Kirkcudbrightshire MP? - Scottish Daily Record

Should Rugby World Cup trophy have been named after a former Kirkcudbrightshire MP?  Scottish Daily Record

Historian Nicholas Shaw claims credit for inventing the oval ball game should have gone to James "Jem" Mackie.

Published on 17 September 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


Ex-teacher leaves share of £2m to George Watson’s - Edinburgh Evening News

Ex-teacher leaves share of £2m to George Watson’s  Edinburgh Evening News

A RETIRED teacher who died last year has left a share of her £2 million fortune to her former school to help children from poorer backgrounds.

Published on 25 April 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 cattle has been saved from dereliction. The landmark building - designed to look like a castle - was ...

Published on 19 December 2014 | 8:00 am


Scottish report - Farming Life

Scottish report  Farming Life

Ronald Wilson from Kirkcudbrightshire in south west Scotland was just nine years old when his father died.

Published on 8 November 2014 | 8:00 am


Stable owner rapist jailed for 11 years for string of attacks in eight-year reign of terror - Scottish Daily Record

Stable owner rapist jailed for 11 years for string of attacks in eight-year reign of terror  Scottish Daily Record

BRAZILIAN Robson Perreira will be deported after he serves his sentence for raping two women and sexually assaulting four others.

Published on 11 October 2014 | 7:00 am


Scotland's WWI Victoria Cross medal winners | Border - ITV News - ITV News

Scotland's WWI Victoria Cross medal winners | Border - ITV News  ITV News

Read the latest Border stories, Scotland's WWI Victoria Cross medal winners on ITV News, videos, stories and all the latest Border news.

Published on 4 August 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


In pictures: Scottish Nature Photography Awards 2013 - BBC News

In pictures: Scottish Nature Photography Awards 2013  BBC News

Images are released of the winning entries to the 2013 Scottish Nature Photography Awards.

Published on 31 March 2014 | 7:00 am


Scotland coining in it out on the treasure trail - Scotsman

Scotland coining in it out on the treasure trail  Scotsman

A MEDIEVAL heraldic badge worn by a diplomat negotiating between Scottish and English forces during the reign of King Edward I was among the treasure ...

Published on 19 July 2013 | 7:00 am


David Coulthard's sister Lynsay Jackson found dead at her home - BBC News

David Coulthard's sister Lynsay Jackson found dead at her home  BBC News

The sister of former Formula One driver David Coulthard has been found dead at her home in the south of Scotland.

Published on 9 February 2013 | 8:00 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


Eels assist Loch Ken crayfish fight - BBC News

Eels assist Loch Ken crayfish fight  BBC News

Eels could be given a key role in controlling the number of American signal crayfish on a Scots loch. Loch Ken in Dumfries and Galloway has seen fish stocks ...

Published on 8 October 2010 | 7:00 am








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