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ANNAN: Man faces attempted murder charge

A MAN has made a brief appearance in court on a charge of the attempted murder of a woman in Annan. Danny Glass, 25, of Silverlaw, Annan, was on a petition before Sheriff George Jamieson at Dumfries alleging the charge at the weekend. No plea or declaration was made and he was committed for further examination and remanded in custody. NEWSDESK: 01461-202417...

GALLOWAY: Thousands at sun-baked music festival

GALLOWAY: Thousands at sun-baked music festival

MUSIC fans savoured the rural atmosphere in baking temperatures at last weekend's Wickerman Festival at East Kirkcarswell, near Dundrennan. Sunny weather on F...

LOCKERBIE: Pope honours Helmut

LOCKERBIE: Pope honours Helmut

ONE OF the oldest prisoners of war in the region has been awarded the highest honour from Pope Francis for his outstanding contribution to the Holy Trinity Chur...

LANGHOLM: Common Riding sizzler

LANGHOLM: Common Riding sizzler

IT WAS a sunshine Common Riding at Langholm on Friday as around 180 horses and riders followed Cornet Dale Irving, left hand men Alasdair Cavers ...

ROCKCLIFFE: Solway rescue

THE rescue of two young girls from the Solway Firth on Monday afternoon has sparked a warning from Coastguards about the dangers of swimming during the current heatwave. The girls, aged 12 and 16, were pulled to safety by members...

REGION: Armed police row becomes big national issue

REGION: Armed police row becomes big national issue

GROWING concerns are being expressed by local politicians over a decision to routinely arm some Police Scotland officers with firearms. And an A...


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