AROUND 75 people attended a public consultation at the weekend to discuss the future of Annan High Street and wider town centre.
PINNEYS staff have received an ‘absolute commitment’ from Business Minister Paul Wheelhouse that politicians are working together to protect local jobs
AN EXPANDING Annan smoked salmon company has gone public as a potential buyer for the Pinneys factory.
THERE was further uncertainty on Thursday at the two Young’s Seafood sites in Annan when it was announced that the parent company was up for sale.
A UNITED front was pledged in the fight to save a closure-threatened Annan factory on Wednesday night.
AN ACTION group has pledged to fight to save as many jobs as possible after Young’s Seafood Ltd announced plans to axe 430 jobs at their Annan Pinneys site later this year.
RECOVERY crews were called out after heavy lorries became stranded on a side-road during a major road project near Annan this weekend.
MORE than 50 people protested outside Young’s Pinneys factory in Annan on Friday expressing anger at the site’s proposed closure.
ANNAN looks set to suffer a ‘devastating’ jobs blow with the proposed closure of the town’s Pinneys factory.
ANNAN Rotary Charities Golf Competition will be held this Sunday at Powfoot Golf Club.
A DISPUTE has rocked the normally tranquil world of the region’s Scottish Women’s Institutes (SWI).
A CROWD gathered this week to watch the ‘launch’ of an Annan-built fishing boat at the town’s harbour.
PARTS of the north Solway are at risk of becoming known as the ‘Plastic Coast,’ it has been claimed.
A POPULAR Annan visitor attraction could create new jobs if the green light is given to an extension.
A PATH in Annan used by numerous walkers and cyclists has been shut since last month.
A CHARITY volunteer and a community entertainer from Dumfriesshire are among those featured in the New Year Honours list published this weekend.
PEOPLE-POWER is being used in the Annan area to combat a growing litter problem.
POLICE say an Annan teenager was subjected to a vicious and sustained attack in the town at the weekend.
THREE men have made brief appearances in court following a fire in which a house and a car were extensively damaged in Annan.
ACTRESS Ashley Jensen has sparked a debate in her home town with a comment she made on primetime television.
A DECISION on investment for a long-term solution to some of Annan’s flooding issues could be made within two months.
AN EXTRA 1500 seats are to be delivered on ten new services running each day between Dumfries and Carlisle.
A WRITING team has met with fishermen, a fishing net knitter and boat-builders in Annan as part of a £4900 cultural heritage project.
A TEAM are now hard at work preparing to brighten up Annan town centre over the festive season.
A ‘WORLD-class musical journey’ through a variety of eras is being promised to audiences in the region this month.
A ONCE thriving village hall, which has remained semi-derelict for many years, looks set to be regenerated as a unique architect-designed home.
A CONTEMPORARY art exhibition housed in a bus has arrived in Annan.
THERE was hectic bidding for an Annan landmark during an auction in Glasgow on Wednesday.
A GROUP of travellers have taken over part of the main public car park serving Annan’s retail and business area.
CLOSER links are being established between Annan and Maryport — with a visit to the Cumbrian town taking place last week.