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LONGTOWN: Road opens after border crash


CUMBRIA police and other emergency services this morning dealt with a crash on the A6071 near to Whitesyke Garden Centre, Longtown. Police say they were called at 9.59am following a two-vehicle collision. The road was reopened at around lunchtime. Police say one of the vehicles involved was a Jaguar X-Type. The driver was an elderly male from Smithfield, who was taken to a the Cumberland Infirmary with serious, but non-life threatening injuries. The other vehicle was Volvo. The driver did not suffer any injuries. NEWSDESK 01461-202417...

DALRY: Accident tragedy motor cyclist named

POLICE have named a motor cyclist who died almost instantly in a crash on the A713 Castle Douglas-Ayr road on Wednesday. Police Scotland said that Jim Milligan, 52, from Cannock, Staffordshire, died at the scene, north of Dalry after his machine was...

MOFFAT: £4000 theft witness plea

THIEVES have struck again at a rural location in Dumfries and Galloway. Police Scotland are investigating a raid on a shed at Annan Water, near Moffat, where a £4000 red Honda quad bike was stolen. Officers say the theft took place sometime between...

GRETNA: Man dies at crash scene

GRETNA: Man dies at crash scene

AN INVESTIGATION was being conducted by emergency crews on the A75 near Gretna on Thursday after a man died at the scene of an accident. Police...

REGION: Reward bid to snare power line thieves

REGION:  Reward bid to snare power line thieves

A SPIKE in power line thefts has prompted a warning from a major energy supplier. Scottish Power fears it is only a matter of time before someo...

SOLWAY: Flounder tramping returns

SOLWAY: Flounder tramping returns

FLOUNDER tramping returned to the Solway Firth this autumn and nearly 300 competitors from all over the country took to sands at Glenisle, near P...


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