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UPDATE: New Year Honours cheer for region

A JANITOR, sporting personalities, a 94-year-old charity champion, drummer and police chief are among those from Dumfries and Galloway in the New Year’s Honours List.

Top striker leads Annan’s play-off push

ANNAN Athletic have stumbled their way through injuries and set-backs into the latter stages of the season — with a dream play-off spot still in sight.

Five from region receive New Year honours

A FOUNDER of a charity, which helps injured service people, is amongst several Dumfries and Galloway recipients on the New Year Honours list.

Storm alert after brief respite

THERE was a warning of further wet weather and gales as Dumfries and Galloway enjoyed a brief respite from adverse conditions with a brighter cooler Sunday.

Call issued for region’s education stars

A SEARCH for the region’s brightest education stars is underway as nominations have now opened for the Scottish Education Awards 2016.

Whitesands flooded as ‘Desmond’ batters region

RISING water levels were being monitored in Dumfries and Galloway this weekend as ‘Storm Desmond’ battered the region.

Major events funding announced

DUMFRIES and Galloway Council will continue to invest in major festivals and events across the region in 2016 and 2017.

Winter flu jab scheme begins

THE ANNUAL seasonal flu vaccination programme is underway in the region.

Region could play part in giving migrants refuge

TRAGEDY and pain emerging during the migrant crisis, which has caused turmoil in mainland Europe, has been years, if not centuries, in the making.

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Community cash makes history

A £5.6 million cash injection for community projects across Dumfries and Galloway has been hailed one of the biggest such sums in Scottish history.

18 things you’ll relate to if you grew up in a small Scottish town

EVERYBODY knows your name and they’re always glad you came, you wanna be where everybody knows your name – if you’re from a small town then you’re bound to relate to some of these 18 small town facts, written by reporter Amanda Kennedy.

Agency nurse shift cost local NHS £1400

A £1400 payout by NHS Dumfries and Galloway for a single shift by an agency nurse has been described as ‘monstrous.’

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