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.
A TEENAGER has been charged with threatening to burn down a block of flats in Annan.
AN ATTEMPT to rob a young woman in Annan in the early hours of Saturday morning has sparked a police enquiry.
A DATE has been set for a library open inside Annan Town Hall — as part of a controversial shake-up of services.
A 46-YEAR-OLD woman has died following a house fire overnight in Annan.
AN ALLEGED hit and run incident in Annan is being probed by police.
TWO albino birds have been causing a flutter in Annan.
A FRENCHMAN proclaiming himself to be the reincarnation of Robert Burns has visited Annan for the second year running.
THERE was flash flooding in Annan, Eastriggs and on several rural roads following torrential rain in Annandale and Eskdale on Saturday afternoon.
A SECURITY system is set to be installed at Annan tennis courts — in a bid to deter vandals.
THE CLOCK is ticking towards a potential crisis in the region due to a shortage of GPs, according to an Annan doctor.
A WOMAN from Annan has told of the shocking moment she fell victim to a growing trend for robberies by motorcyclists in London.
A YOUNG driver escaped serious injury after his car ran out of control and overturned in Annan late on Wednesday afternoon.
A LARGE cavalcade followed Cornet Brook Johnston and his Lass Katy Nelson for the annual Riding of the Marches celebration in Annan today.
AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after two motorcycles were stolen in Annan overnight on Wednesday to Thursday.
SIGNS are set to appear at dog fouling hotspots in Annan — urging anyone who sees an offender to report the crime.
DOG FOULING in the Eastriggs, Moffat and Annan area is set to be tackled with a new pilot scheme.
A SERIES of high value thefts from shops in the region yesterday are being probed by police.
SUSPECTED human and dog poo has been found smeared on play park equipment in Annan, sparking public disgust.
PADDLES at the ready — because Annan’s first Kayak Day takes place this Sunday.
A PARTY-loving lady from Annan is still going strong at 95 – celebrating her birthday in style this week.
FRIENDS of a 20-year-old man who died suddenly last week are fundraising to give him “the send off he deserves”.
A FLOWER tub in Annan High Street struck by a car might be restored — but then forced to move due to anti-terror bomb fears.
A CHARITY football match is set to take place in Annan next month, with a special cause behind it.
THERE is a very high fire risk in south west Scotland’s tinder-dry scrubland and other open spaces following an extended period of dry weather.
POTENTIAL tragedy was avoided by seconds yesterday in Annan after a pane of glass fell out of an empty building and onto the pavement below.
AN ANNAN dad is running 11 races in ten months, totalling over 100 miles, to raise awareness for MND Scotland.
SPRING has sprung and bowling greens have become a hive of activity again.
LITTER louts and fly-tippers are causing mounting environmental and economic damage to the region.