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GLENCAPLE: Body found in River Nith

A BODY has been found on a beach near Glencaple, south of Dumfries. The as-yet-unidentified male was discovered by a member of the public at about 10.30 am yesterday, and reported to police. Authorities say no formal identification has yet been made, and enquiries are ongoing at this stage. The Nith has been the focus of extensive search efforts since the disappearance of 18-year-old Macauley McQueen three days before Christmas. The teenager from Goldie Crescent in the town was last seen entering the waters of the Nith at the Greensands, ne...

PICTURES: Snow causes school closures and roads disruption

PICTURES: Snow causes school closures and roads disruption

THERE was snowfall across much of Dumfries and Galloway on Wednesday evening and Thursday morning leaving some roads treacherous. But a police spokesman said m...

NEWCASTLETON: Snowbound child airlifted to hospital

NEWCASTLETON: Snowbound child airlifted to hospital

A ROYAL Navy search and rescue helicopter was brought in to airlift a snowbound child from a remote farmhouse near Newcastleton on Thursday. The one-year-old c...

SORBIE: Blaze victim named

SORBIE: Blaze victim named

INVESTIGATORS are probing a death in a house fire in Wigtownshire on Monday night. Police yesterday named the woman victim who died at St Johns ...

DUMFRIES: Cabinet in town

DUMFRIES: Cabinet in town

DUMFRIES became the seat of the Scottish Government on Monday. The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and members of her Cabinet were out and about ...

MOFFAT: Town warms to loneliness campaigner

MOFFAT: Town warms to loneliness campaigner

A MAN who claimed the communities of Moffat and Lockerbie were 'unwelcoming' to newcomers has sparked a flood of offers to strike up friendships....

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IMAGE OF THE WEEK

BIG REACH . . . the spectacular Burns Night carnival in Dumfries, which was part of the nine-day Big Burns Supper festival, featured stunning costumed dancers and interactive puppets as well as being lit by at least 3000 lantern bearers

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