AN ADVENTUROUS alpaca was found wandering a Dumfries street last night, after escaping from its field.
A FAMILY recipe handed down from his Grandfather has helped Dumfries butcher Stuart Houston secure the Scottish Haggis Championship 2017.
A CONSTRUCTION company in the region has entered liquidation — following a vote by creditors on Wednesday.
A TASK force has been set up to tackle a derelict Dumfries factory which has been branded ‘a potential death trap’.
YOUNG people are set to benefit from a collaboration bringing the best in musical education to Dumfries
COUNCIL pool cars were among vehicles to have lights, bumpers and even bonnets stripped from them while parked overnight in Dumfries this week.
A BUILDING society in Dumfries is set to close its doors — axing four jobs and dealing a ‘major blow’ to the High Street.
A PIONEERING song cycle focused on the region’s landscape and community is to receive its world premier later this month.
A CROWDFUNDING campaign is being proposed to restore the landmark fountain in Dumfries High Street.
A SHOPKEEPER in Dumfries has revealed he created a Friars Vennel flat despite permission being rejected — highlighting what he says are constant breaches of planning regulations.
THE MAN and woman who died in a road crash on the A711 last month have been identified as 27-year-old Shaun Boyce and Storm Drummond, 25.
SAFETY fears expressed by a community have prompted a Dumfries cricket club to drop development plans and finally fill in a long-standing hole.
FOOTBALL fans returning from a match at Dumfries had a lucky escape on Friday night after their coach demolished part of a drystone dyke.
A TRANSFORMATION of the Whitesands is being celebrated — with flower tubs introduced following a volunteer-driven makeover.
WORK has begun on a £5.7 million transformation of a Dumfries landmark building into a centre for children’s literature and storytelling.
SORTING out Dumfries town centre must be the new council’s top priority — as two further closures rock the High Street.
A MOTOR cyclist died late on Saturday afternoon as a result of an accident on the A711 Dumfries to Dalbeattie road near the Tower Golf Centre, west of Dumfries.
A SMALL army of architects from all over Scotland have descended on Dumfries — aiming to define a vision for the town centre.
AN ASSAULT in Dumfries yesterday afternoon which left a man with serious injuries has sparked a police appeal for information.
AN ALLEGED rape of a man in the centre of Dumfries at the weekend has now been discounted by police.
POLICE at Dumfries have appealed for witnesses following an early hours assault in the town today.
WILDLIFE rich Dumfries and Galloway and the magnificent Solway coastline were ‘a gem’ not fully appreciated outwith the region’s boundaries.
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.
POLICE at Dumfries are investigating a serious assault in Dumfries town centre during the early hours of Saturday morning.
A TEENAGER who had been missing for almost a week has been found safe and well in Dumfries.
A CHILDREN’S book festival is being launched in Dumfries next month — with nearly 30 different events.
A CONTROVERSIAL revamp of roads leading to Dumfries’ new hospital has been put on hold — to allow more time to consider options.
A CAMPAIGN has been started to raise £8000 for lifesaving open heart surgery . . .for a poorly puppy.
ONE OF the most baffling disappearances on police files in Dumfries and Galloway remains with unanswered questions — half a century on.
A BYPASS for Springholm and Crocketford could be moving closer to a reality — with claims the Scottish Government are ‘ready to help.’