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Man dies after border accident

CUMBRIA Police are investigating an accident on the A7, near to Camelot Holiday Park, Longtown, on Monday night.

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.

GREYHOUNDS: Border kennels’ double triumph

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

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.

Couple seek closure from woods tragedy

A COUPLE living near to where a grandmother was found dead in suspicious circumstances have expressed anguish that the mystery remains unsolved.

Lauren aims for Olympic success

LONGTOWN has produced its very own Olympic athlete.

‘Brexit’ brings uncertainty to Polish community

THERE are concerns for the future amongst newer members of a long-established Polish community in the east of Dumfries and Galloway.

Princess Royal praises riding charity

THERE was warm praise for the Riding for the Disabled movement by a smiling Princess Royal on a visit to the border country on Tuesday.

Three seriously injured in border crash

THREE people were seriously injured when a car plunged through metal railings and down a steep wooded embankment next to a border road on Sunday.

New faces join auction mart team

A REGIONAL auction mart company has strengthened its team.

GREYHOUNDS: Flighty’s one to watch

RISING star Flighty proved a dog to watch with a fine sprint victory at Gretna greyhound racing on Friday night.

Mourners line streets for Mikey

THE funeral has today taken place of the young boy who died in a collision in Longtown earlier this month.

Haulage business expands with test lane addition

EXPANSION is on the cards for a Longtown haulage business with a new purpose-built test lane opening next month.

Thousands watch Vulcan bomber’s border flypast

HUNDREDS looked skywards in the border country on Saturday afternoon for the last chance to see an iconic Vulcan XH558 bomber in the air.

Return ticket for Waverley Route?

AN EXTENSION of the new Borders Railway south west to Carlisle could be on track — if studies prove positive.

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