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.
TWO WALKING enthusiasts have launched a mission to raise awareness of a lesser-known attraction in the region.
CIRCUS characters inspired by Bruce Springsteen are bringing maths to life for children, thanks to the inventiveness of a Lockerbie man.
WALES rugby fans accepted their team’s Six Nations defeat against Scotland with good humour as they watched the match from bars in the border country.
ONE OF the most baffling disappearances on police files in Dumfries and Galloway remains with unanswered questions — half a century on.
POULTRY-KEEPERS in the region are braced for a longer ban on flocks being allowed outside after two further bird flu cases were confirmed in England.
TWO separate single-vehicle accidents happened within 30 minutes and three miles of each other on a rural road near Annan on Monday afternoon.
A BLAZE led to the closure of the main road bridge over the River Annan at the western entrance of Annan late on Friday night.
THERE were tributes across the region on Friday to mark Armistice Day.
GRANDMOTHER Heather Herbert has described her joy after several chance events saw her reunited six months on with her lost pet cat.
A CALL has been made for improvements at an accident blackspot west of Annan.
THREE men have appeared in court following an incident at the weekend in which a car went off the road near Annan.
POLICE have launched an investigation after a serious assault on a man at the east end of Annan late on Friday night.
TWO DRIVERS and a passenger were injured on Sunday morning in a two-vehicle accident on the A75 trunk road, near the east slip road to Annan.
A CLUB, which established athletics in Annandale and Eskdale as a mainstream sport for all ages, is celebrating its 40th birthday.
AN INVESTIGATION has been launched into a break-in and an attempted raid on a house in Annan.
A SUDDEN death at a flat in Murray Street, Annan is being treated as ‘unexplained.’