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BREAKING: Farm fire

A FIRE at Woodhead Farm near Annan has broken out.

Village snow storm cars abandoned

THE SLIP road between the A75 and Eastriggs was completely blocked by snow on Friday morning.

Should it stay or should it go?

NEIGHBOURS in a street in Eastriggs are divided over the possibility of a phone box being removed.
Two householders in Pretoria Road disagree about whether the traditional red phone box should be taken away, or whether it should be adopted and used for another purpose.

VIDEO: Flash flooding hits Lower Annandale

THERE was flash flooding in Annan, Eastriggs and on several rural roads following torrential rain in Annandale and Eskdale on Saturday afternoon.

Call to use pothole patching machine

A CALL for the council to utilise a pothole machine more often has been made by the chairman of Gretna and Rigg Community Council.

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.

Plucky Zoe’s brave shave for charity

TWO FRIENDS are taking a short cut to raising cash for a good cause this spring.

Spreading the word … in Gaelic!

EFFORTS in Dumfries and Galloway to keep Gaelic alive have been recognised with a prestigious national award.

Backlash grows against post office move

A PETITION opposing proposals to move postal services to a new location in Eastriggs is circulating in the township.

Museum gains four-star rating from VisitScotland

A POPULAR Eastriggs visitor attraction has received a further accolade, courtesy of a national tourism organisation.

Nostalgic festival captures communities’ imaginations

ORGANISERS of this weekend’s Pack Up Your Troubles Festival say it has captured the imagination of the communities of Gretna and Eastriggs.

Culprit sought for cat shooting

POLICE are investing a case of animal cruelty after a six-year-old cat had to have one of its front legs amputated after being shot.

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Questions raised as transfer of township assets agreed

AN ANNANDALE community council has transferred its assets to another community group in the event it is not reformed at October’s elections.

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Council gets behind WWI border festival weekend

A CELEBRATION marking the centenary of two Annandale townships this month has been awarded £25,000 of council funding.

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A75 weekend closure for £275k works scheme

OVER £270,000 of resurfacing works will be conducted on the A75 trunk road near Eastriggs next weekend.

Barrier call amid accident fears on eroding road

A CALL has been issued to erect warning signs or barriers around an eroding section of road between Eastriggs and Creca.

Nancy’s walk raises MND funds in husband’s memory

A WIDOW from Lockerbie is set to complete a charity walk in memory of her husband who suffered from Motor Neurone Disease.

 
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