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REGION: Children’s services concern

A DAMNING inspection report has warned vulnerable children and young people in the region are not being kept safe. And the report on a joint inspection of services for children and young people in the region, published this week, is calling for urgent action to ensure they are protected and their needs are met. The inspection by the Care Inspectorate in partnership with Education Scotland, Healthcare Improvement Scotland and Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary for Scotland took place in January and February. It looked at the work of t...

GLENKILN: missing sculpture appeal

GLENKILN:  missing sculpture appeal

A FRESH appeal was launched yesterday by police in a bid to solve the theft of a valuable Henry Moore bronze sculpture from the grounds of an estate near Dumfri...

REGION: Missing man appeal

REGION: Missing man appeal

POLICE in North East England are appealing for help in finding a missing man who they think may have travelled into Dumfries and Galloway. Richard Bennett was ...

SANQUHAR: Oldest PO for sale

SANQUHAR: Oldest PO for sale

SANQUHAR Post Office — the oldest branch in the world — is under threat once again. The business has been put on the market and if it cannot be ...

DUMFRIES: Filmmaker scoops award

DUMFRIES: Filmmaker scoops award

ONE Direction, Liverpool FC and Little Mix were all left in the shadow of a Dumfries filmmaker who claimed a prestigious social media award - fro...

REGION: Councillors on trek

REGION: Councillors on trek

TWO Gretna councillors have set off on a 116-mile sponsored trek that they hope to complete this weekend. Archie Dryburgh and Craig Peacock, who...


  • VIDEO . . . Delving into Munitions Town past
  • VIDEO . . . Border views on independence
  • Roman fort survey find
  • VIDEO: Flooding view from sky
  • VIDEO: Solway storm tidal surge
  • VIDEO . . . Kirk broadcasts worldwide
  • VIDEO . . . Tourism chief tours distillery
  • VIDEO ... Campaigners take independence debate to show


CLEAN SWEEP . . . curator Siobhan Ratchford is enthusiastic about a new curling exhibition running at Dumfries Museum


Business news

AWARDS, investments, laws and appointments all feature in this month's three-page Business supplement, running in this week's DNG Media titles

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