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Top dogs shine at border show

DOG LOVER Kirsty Green won a big cup for her tiny puppy at the weekend.

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Shoplifters in high-value raids across region

A SERIES of high value thefts from shops in the region yesterday are being probed by police.

TOP TUITION INCOMING . . . Pictured are some members of the town's Music Room who will be collaborating with the Scottish Academy of Music and Drama *** Local Caption *** 
TOP TUITION INCOMING . . . Pictured are some members of the town's Music Room who will be collaborating with the Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Left to right: Carol Brotherston, Jo Blain, Linzie Watson and Alix Adair

Music centres join forces to offer 5 star tuition

YOUNG people are set to benefit from a collaboration bringing the best in musical education to Dumfries

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Border wind farm to go live this week

A WIND farm, which will be a border landmark for a generation, is set to be completed this week.

RACE ACTION . . . greyhounds power round the Gretna track during the Dash Final on Sunday
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Gretna dog track closes to make way for homes

ONE OF Scotland’s last independent greyhound racing tracks has closed for good.

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Gretna house fire treated as deliberate

A SUSPICIOUS fire is now being treated as wilful fireraising at a house in Gretna on Sunday, prompting an investigation by Police Scotland.

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GREYHOUNDS: Metcalfe hotshots power to victory

TWO HOTSHOTS from Annan owner and trainer Ba Ba Metcalfe stormed to impressive 280 metres victories at Gretna greyhound racing on Friday night.

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GREYHOUNDS: Stranraer kennels’ winning double

THERE was a winning double from Dumfries and Galloway owner / trainer Steven Hornby at Gretna greyhound racing at the weekend.

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GREYHOUNDS: Dumfries dog shines with sprint victory

DUMFRIES dog Peter led from the first bend to win the 8.30 sprint race at Halcrow Stadium, Gretna on Friday night.

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GREYHOUNDS: Aguero scores in final

HOT SHOT racer Aguero scored in the final of the Carruthers (Ecclefechan) 280 metres Handicap final at Halcrow Greyhound Stadium, Gretna on Friday night.

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GREYHOUNDS: Open field for Burnside final

THERE was keen competition in the Burnside Feeds (Ecclefechan) Sprint Trophy semi-finals at Halcrow Greyhound Stadium, Gretna on Friday night.

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GREYHOUNDS: Triple triumph for Irish litter

THERE were victories for three greyhounds from the same Irish-bred litter in sprints at Gretna greyhound racing on Friday night.

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GREYHOUNDS: Border kennels’ double triumph

A BORDER kennels notched up a winning double on fast going at Gretna greyhound racing on Friday night.

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Retail jobs created as store expands

SIX NEW retail jobs have been created after a £700k upgrade to a store in Thornhill.

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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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GREYHOUNDS: Hornby kennels hits top form

A SOUTH west Scotland kennels is enjoying a surge of success at Gretna greyhound racing.

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GREYHOUNDS: New Annan star off to flying start

ONE OF the latest stars of Ba Ba Metcalfe’s Annan kennels notched up an early victory on a fast-going Gretna greyhound racing at the weekend.

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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.

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Co-op plan return to border town

A NEW grocery store is set to create jobs in Gretna next summer.

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GREYHOUNDS: Festive cheer for Hopper kennels

THERE was a winning double for veteran Gretna trainer Tony Hopper’s kennel at the final Halcrow Stadium greyhound racing meeting of the year on Friday night.

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Police probe suspicious blaze

A FIRE in Gretna is being treated as suspicious by police and fire service investigators.

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GREYHOUNDS: Tic Tac on track for victory

GRETNA regular Dexter Clark notched up a sprint win with his 5/2 shot Tic Tac on a good-going Halcrow Stadium track at the weekend.

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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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VIDEO: Vigilance urged as anti-terror campaign launches

POLICE in Dumfries and Galloway have joined a UK-wide campaign to promote a ‘be alert, not alarmed’ message over the international terrorism threat.

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GREYHOUNDS: City kennels’ triple triumph in 470 metres Derby

IT WAS three in a row for a city kennels when Mr Loy secured victory in the 470 metres ‘Noggs’ Memorial Derby final at Gretna on Friday night.

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Witness plea after M74 crash tragedy

THERE were long delays on the M74 near Beattock Summit on Friday evening after a man lost his life in an accident.

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GREYHOUNDS: Friends notch up Derby double

GRETNA hosted the largest greyhound card in the UK on Friday night with 13 races attracting runners from both sides of the border.

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GREYHOUNDS: Freebie runs a border flyer

BORDER fancy Freebie powered to a runaway victory in the opening sprint race at Gretna greyhound racing on Friday night.

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GREYHOUNDS: Diamond Charlie sparkles at Gretna

THERE was a winning double for owner / trainer Tony Hopper on a fast going Gretna greyhound track on Friday night.

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GREYHOUNDS: Canny MADE It after all

SCOTS greyhound ‘Canny Make It’ failed to live up to her name when she romped to victory in a sprint race at Gretna on Friday night.

 
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