RARE Regency indoor curling game is to be sold at auction in Dumfries later this month. The “Summer Ice” game will go under the hammer at Thomson Roddick Auctioneers saleroom on September 16. It has its origins in the 1840s and seems to have been played by the aristocracy and enthusiasts until the turn of […]
A DARING sailing race from the Solway Firth to the heart of Dumfries is returning next weekend.
A SPEED hump erected inside a disabled parking bay is among the complaints about designated spaces in the town.
POLICE closed a Dumfries town centre road on Sunday morning following what was described as an ongoing incident.
A ‘DEATH knell’ could be sounded for Dumfries’ town centre economy — if a planning move gets the go-ahead.
THOUSANDS of walkers, runners and cyclists hit the streets of Dumfries this week as a new free fitness initiative kicked off.
A RETHINK is being urged over parking enforcement in Dumfries — with claims the current system ‘is not working’.
A PETITION has been launched opposing the compulsory wearing of blazers as part of the uniform at Dumfries Academy.
‘APRES-SKI’ could become a common expression in Dumfries — as a proposal is pitched to create an outdoor dry slope in the town
A GO-AHEAD for housing, shops, a pub and leisure facilities in Dumfries has paved the way for a transport firm’s departure from the town.
A CAMPAIGN group aiming to prevent redevelopment of green space in Dumfries have won the attention of politicians.
A MAJOR operation was launched in Dumfries yesterday – after reports of a body spotted in the River Nith.
CHILDREN and families were whisked away to Neverland at a special event in the Theatre Royal last Saturday.
A PRIVATE club in the centre of Dumfries is taking a high-tech approach to tackle people who abuse its car parking.
ACTRESS Joanna Lumley has checked in to see progress on a £5.7 million project to create a children’s literature centre in Dumfries.
A HEALTH initiative which has proved a hit at locations including Annan is now coming to Dumfries.
A COUPLE were terrorised in their Dumfries home on Wednesday night by two men who forced their way in, threatened them, and then made off with cash.
A MASSIVE NHS building in Dumfries is being marketed for potential redevelopment as a 200-bedroom luxury hotel.
A GROUP aiming to create an inclusive playpark facility in Dumfries are hoping they remain in the running for a share of £500,000 in funding.
A TWO-YEAR bid to fix leaking properties in a Dumfries street has reached crisis point — after flooding forced one firm to switch off its electricity.
A SCULPTOR has called for the closure of the Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries — suggesting arts services could move to empty shops in the town.
A HISTORIC site in the north west of Dumfries has been named one of Scotland’s six ‘hidden gems’.
A CROWDFUNDING campaign to create a laser tag games centre in Dumfries is looking to gain momentum — in order to hit its £59,000 target.
HELICOPTERS from Northern Ireland were scrambled to the skies above Dumfries on Wednesday evening — after an emergency beacon alert.
THE westbound carriageway of the Collin bypass will be closed for 11 nights from next week as a major re-surfacing programme is carried out.
A DELEGATION from Norway is to explore moves to re-establish formal links with Dumfries.
AN OFFER of support is being extended to the 344 people who have formally objected to a £25 million Whitesands flood defence project.
THEY struck up a steamy relationship in front of the cameras in the Hidden Hills villa on hit TV show Love Island.
A MAN awaiting a lung transplant says rising floodwaters around his house in Dumfries came within inches of threatening his oxygen supply.
A PILE of male clothing found on a Dumfries bridge has sparked a police appeal for information.