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BOGIE'S BIG WIN . . . Dumfries driver David Bogie sprays champagne as he celebrates winning the Scottish Rally in front of his friends and family

Home victory for Bogie

THE RSAC Scottish Rally went right down to the wire on the final stage of the final day – with homegrown hero David Bogie and co-driver Kevin Rae coming out on top.


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SCENERY . . . Corinne Smith from Annan walks on the sands of a Caribbean beach during time away from work on the ship

Corinne enjoys life on the ocean waves

A YEAR ago Corinne Smith from Annan set off on a seven-month contract as a performer on a Caribbean cruise ship — not quite knowing what to expect.
The 24-year-old has since been performing to audiences from around the world, as she gains skills and experiences that she hopes to one day take to a West End stage.
In her own words, Corinne explains the highlights of working for the Carnival cruise line.

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M6 - GeneralObstruction

TYPE : GDP Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J41 and J42 Reason : Vehicle tyre change Status : Cleared

A76 B740 Crawick - Kirkconnel

Start Date: Saturday, 27 May 2017 - 00:00
End Date: Tuesday, 06 June 2017 - 00:00
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