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Police discount male rape allegation

AN ALLEGED rape of a man in the centre of Dumfries at the weekend has now been discounted by police.

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Witness plea after town centre assault

POLICE at Dumfries have appealed for witnesses following an early hours assault in the town today.

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TV’s Simon praises south west wildlife record

WILDLIFE rich Dumfries and Galloway and the magnificent Solway coastline were ‘a gem’ not fully appreciated outwith the region’s boundaries.

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Welcome business rates cut fuels economic decline fears

FALLS OF more than 50-per-cent in rateable values of some Dumfries retail premises have raised questions about the state of the town centre economy.

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Man assaulted in town centre

POLICE at Dumfries are investigating a serious assault in Dumfries town centre during the early hours of Saturday morning.

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Missing teenager traced

A TEENAGER who had been missing for almost a week has been found safe and well in Dumfries.

AUTHOR VISIT . . . Katie Morag's much-loved creator Mairi Hedderwick will read her latest adventures as part of the Big DoG festival taking place in Dumfries next month

Top authors book in for new children’s festival

A CHILDREN’S book festival is being launched in Dumfries next month — with nearly 30 different events.


Think again on hospital roads revamp

A CONTROVERSIAL revamp of roads leading to Dumfries’ new hospital has been put on hold — to allow more time to consider options.


Puppy power as donations roll in for poorly Dumfries Blue

A CAMPAIGN has been started to raise £8000 for lifesaving open heart surgery . . .for a poorly puppy.

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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.


Progress hinted in A75 bypass campaign

A BYPASS for Springholm and Crocketford could be moving closer to a reality — with claims the Scottish Government are ‘ready to help.’

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UPDATE: one hurt in bypass crash

ONE person has been seriously injured in a crash which has closed the A75 bypass at Dumfries today.

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GREYHOUNDS: Moffat hotshot wins by a head

MOFFAT area hotshot Ruth’s Baby won by a head in a nail-biting sprint race at Gretna greyhound racing at the weekend.

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Paul plans wrestle night in memory of friend

A CHARITY wrestling show is taking place in memory of a Dumfries man who died of leukaemia.

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PLANTERS PROTEST . . . councillor Jack Groom joins residents in the Queen Street, McLellan Street and Cumberland Street area to voice opposition to large planters which have appeared as part of regeneration efforts

Claims that giant plant tubs spoil new look street

A ROW is heating up over ‘obnoxious’ planting tubs introduced to residential streets in Dumfries as part of a regeneration project.


£2.9m funding targeted at ‘fairer’ education

THERE has been a £2.9 million boost for selected schools across Dumfries and Galloway aimed at improving the education of disadvantaged children.


Roads warning after overnight ice

A CRASH at Heathhall Industrial Estate at Dumfries has led to a road being closed after a spillage of diesel, state Police Scotland.

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Anti-Trump protest staged in Dumfries town centre

AROUND 30 demonstrators, some with children, gathered holding placards underneath the Robert Burns Statue in Dumfries town centre on Saturday.


GREYHOUNDS: Border flyer’s new year cheer

BORDER flyer Pop On Tia stormed to an impressive sprint victory at the first greyhound racing meeting of 2017 at Halcrow Stadium, Gretna on Friday night.


Final call for Theatre Royal time capsule heritage

A TIME capsule is to be buried in the new Theatre Royal box office in Dumfries next week to kick off the year.

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Pedestrian seriously injured in town centre accident

POLICE have appealed for information after a young man was seriously injured in a Dumfries Town Centre accident on Christmas Eve.


UPDATE: Man sought after stolen car found on fire

A BID is being made to trace a man, after a car stolen in Dumfries was found on fire.

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GREYHOUNDS: Metcalfe kennels in winning form

ANNAN trainer Ba Ba Metcalfe returned to the victory rostrum with a fine performance on Friday night by what he hopes will be an up and coming kennel star.

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Three-vehicle crash closes A75

A CAR driver was taken to hospital early on Monday morning after a crash on the A75 Gretna – Stranraer trunk road.


Large fire at garage

MORE than 30 firefighters have been tackling a large blaze at a commercial garage in Dumfries.


Two seriously injured in four-vehicle crash

TWO MEN were seriously injured in a four-vehicle accident near Dumfries on Friday night .


Law office becomes Teddy HQ

A DUMFRIES law office has been invaded by an army of teddy bears.

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Prayers for murdered Buddhist leader

SPECIAL prayers for a murdered buddhist leader will be said at Kagyu Samye Ling Monastery and Tibetan Centre at Eskdalemuir this weekend.


GREYHOUNDS: Mark’s magic triple success

DUMFRIES greyhound Cara was on form over good going at Halcrow Greyhound Stadium, Gretna on Friday night.


GREYHOUNDS: Clark victory in border battle

THERE was a cross-border tussle in the opening sprint race at Halcrow Greyhound Stadium, Gretna on Friday night.

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