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DUMFRIES: Mystery of missing Tommy

A DUMFRIES man searching for his missing half brother says he may be suffering amnesia as a result of an accident. For the past 30 years, Philip Brown, 62, has been searching for 70-year-old Thomas ‘Tommy’ Cook. In a new twist Philip, who has a heart condition, has discovered that his brother may have sufferedmemory loss after an accident in England seven years ago. Philip, who now lives in Dumfries, said: “Our mother was Rose Cook then she married my dad, Percy, and became Brown. “We lived in Bridge Street, Lockerbie, and we have two s...

DUMFRIES: Mystery of missing Tommy

DUMFRIES: Mystery of missing Tommy

A DUMFRIES man searching for his missing half brother says he may be suffering amnesia as a result of an accident. For the past 30 years, Philip Brown, 62, ha...

DUMFRIES: Stone tribute to VC soldier

AN EVENT is being planned to commemorate the award 100 years ago of the Victoria Cross to local soldier Private James Mackenzie. A specially commissioned paving stone will be laid and service of commemoration held at Troqueer Parish Church in Dumfri...

LOCKERBIE: Deputy leader hopefuls in town

LOCKERBIE: Deputy leader hopefuls in town

THREE potential Scottish Deputy First Ministers have visited Lockerbie. The candidates to take over from Nicola Sturgeon, soon to become First M...

DUMFRIES: Hunt for intruder

A MAN who has been entering houses in Dumfries —claiming he was being chased — is being hunted by police. Concern has also been expressed by local people and councillors about the incidents which have occurred in the Lincluden a...

M74: Crash driver 'may have swerved for animal'

A SHERIFF has ruled that a driver who was injured on the M74 near Ecclefechan after his pickup truck towing a caravan collided with the central reservation and was then struck by a lorry died from the neck and chest injuries which...

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