ONE local MSP has pledged to support a campaign raising awareness of bowel cancer symptoms as part of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month.
TODAY is the 4th National Pothole Day across the UK and readers have been sending in their snaps of some of the ‘best’ craters in Dumfries and Galloway.
AN MSP embroiled in an expenses row after employing his own company has pledged to pay back the £1200 sum.
ASSURANCES have been sought from the Scottish Government that cottage hospitals will continue to be supported in Dumfries and Galloway.
A RETHINK is being urged over parking enforcement in Dumfries — with claims the current system ‘is not working’.
A MORNING bus service between Castle Douglas and the Health Centre is to be reinstated.
RESURFACING works will take place on a stretch of the A77, north of Stenna Road in September.
A CAMPAIGN calling for better support for women with ovarian cancer is being backed by one of the region’s MSPs.
A PUBLIC meeting on a second independence referendum will take place this Friday in Castle Douglas.
AN MSP from the region joined a group of fathers at a rally outside the Scottish Parliament this week.
MINISTERIAL support to bring the Galloway Viking Hoard back to the region is being sought by Finlay Carson MSP.
ARMY medics could be seconded to the region to help relieve the GP crisis.
A REVIEW of cancer care referral pathways in the region has been pledged in the Scottish Government.
COUNCILLOR Finlay Carson has been selected by the Conservatives and Unionists to contest the seat of Galloway and West Dumfries in next year’s Holyrood election.