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Clean up campaign targets dog mess hotspots

SIGNS are set to appear at dog fouling hotspots in Annan — urging anyone who sees an offender to report the crime.

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Internet approach to tackle dog fouling

DOG FOULING in the Eastriggs, Moffat and Annan area is set to be tackled with a new pilot scheme.

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Shoplifters in high-value raids across region

A SERIES of high value thefts from shops in the region yesterday are being probed by police.

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Park fouling angers parents

SUSPECTED human and dog poo has been found smeared on play park equipment in Annan, sparking public disgust.

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KAYAK FIRST . . . members of Annan Harbour Action Group look forward to the launch of the first ever Kayak Day at Annan Harbour this Sunday, which will feature taster sessions for families and a crossing of experienced kayakers from Silloth.
Pictured, left to right: Alan Savage, Stuart Tuckey, Christine Matthews and Annan Harbour development officer Alan Thomson

Paddle perfect for first kayak day

PADDLES at the ready — because Annan’s first Kayak Day takes place this Sunday.

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Party queen Bella still going strong at 95

A PARTY-loving lady from Annan is still going strong at 95 – celebrating her birthday in style this week.


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FRIENDS of a 20-year-old man who died suddenly last week are fundraising to give him “the send off he deserves”.

BLOOMS GO BOOM? . . . an Annan High Street planter damaged in a hit and run could be replaced, but faces being moved due to its risk as a means to hide explosives targeting the town's police station

Flower tub is a terror threat, say police

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.

BLOOMS GO BOOM? . . . an Annan High Street planter damaged in a hit and run could be replaced, but faces being moved due to its risk as a means to hide explosives targeting the town's police station

Dad plans charity match for ‘special cause’

A CHARITY football match is set to take place in Annan next month, with a special cause behind it.


Be alert warning after blazes spate

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.

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POSSIBLE DANGERS. . . other pieces of glass appear ready to fall

Glass fall sparks safety fears

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.

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Andrew is all go with 100 mile running challenge

AN ANNAN dad is running 11 races in ten months, totalling over 100 miles, to raise awareness for MND Scotland.


Bowling into new season

SPRING has sprung and bowling greens have become a hive of activity again.

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FEATURE: Fighting back in the battle against litter

LITTER louts and fly-tippers are causing mounting environmental and economic damage to the region.


VIDEO: Guide launched to promote Annandale Way

TWO WALKING enthusiasts have launched a mission to raise awareness of a lesser-known attraction in the region.


Neil+Samson=maths revolution

CIRCUS characters inspired by Bruce Springsteen are bringing maths to life for children, thanks to the inventiveness of a Lockerbie man.


Welsh ‘border army’ accept rugby defeat with a smile

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.

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After 50 years questions remain over Pat McAdam puzzle

ONE OF the most baffling disappearances on police files in Dumfries and Galloway remains with unanswered questions — half a century on.


New bird flu cases fuel ban fears

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 crashes within minutes on rural road

TWO separate single-vehicle accidents happened within 30 minutes and three miles of each other on a rural road near Annan on Monday afternoon.

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VIDEO: Late night blaze closes bridge

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.


PHOTONEWS: Crowds fall silent to mark Armistice

THERE were tributes across the region on Friday to mark Armistice Day.

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REUNITED . . . retired nurse Heather Herbert with her pet siamese cat Rodney

Microchip helps trace roaming Rodney

GRANDMOTHER Heather Herbert has described her joy after several chance events saw her reunited six months on with her lost pet cat.

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Action call at crash junction

A CALL has been made for improvements at an accident blackspot west of Annan.

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Three deny knife possession after Annan crash

THREE men have appeared in court following an incident at the weekend in which a car went off the road near Annan.

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UPDATE: Witness plea after late night attack

POLICE have launched an investigation after a serious assault on a man at the east end of Annan late on Friday night.

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Three hurt in Annan by-pass crash

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.

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40 years carrying athletics baton

A CLUB, which established athletics in Annandale and Eskdale as a mainstream sport for all ages, is celebrating its 40th birthday.

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Police probe Annan house raid

AN INVESTIGATION has been launched into a break-in and an attempted raid on a house in Annan.


Annan flat death man named

A SUDDEN death at a flat in Murray Street, Annan is being treated as ‘unexplained.’

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