CONSULTATION on the future of Moffat’s cottage hospital and GP surgeries is a ‘sham’ say locals, who this week branded the future of health in the town a ‘done deal’.
IT’S home to the world’s narrowest hotel, an iconic ram statue and it’s the namesake of a tasty toffee
. . . but unfortunately that wasn’t enough for Moffat to take the title of Scotland’s Most Beautiful High Street.
MORE than 100 bikers from all over Dumfries and Galloway turned out for the annual Motorcycle Toy Run in Dumfries today.
MOFFAT Mountain Rescue Team held its annual joint-exercise at the weekend.
THE COST of dog fouling in Moffat is mounting. Moffat Rugby Club recently splashed out £1000 of fundraising cash to install flood lights and CCTV at their home, to deter repeat dog fouling offenders.
PARENTS in Moffat have been left reeling after the town’s only childcare centre for 0- 16s revealed it’s set to close with the loss of ten jobs.
A DISABLED driver says he was made to feel unwelcome in Moffat, following a “crude” plea not to park in a public street.
A TEAM of life savers that are called out 120 times a year could be forced to disband.
IT’S home to the world’s narrowest hotel, Scotland’s shortest street and it’s the namesake of a tasty toffee …and now Moffat is vying to take Scotland’s Most Beautiful High Street title too.
A 72-year-old man who died in a fatal motorcycle collision near Moffat yesterday has been named by police.
A CALL for fair funding decisions in Moffat has been made to help divide up a £540,000 grant.
FOOTBALL fans returning from a match at Dumfries had a lucky escape on Friday night after their coach demolished part of a drystone dyke.
IT’S polling day in the local government elections and DNG Media are urging all voters to make it count.
LITTER louts and fly-tippers are causing mounting environmental and economic damage to the region.
WALKERS in the Moffat area this week contacted police after they stumbled across a crashed van at the bottom of the Devil’s Beeftub.
Officers then appealed for information about what had happened to it – and we can reveal the full story.
TWO WALKING enthusiasts have launched a mission to raise awareness of a lesser-known attraction in the region.
AN overturned HGV caused traffic chaos on the motorway in upper Annandale this morning.
MOFFAT area hotshot Ruth’s Baby won by a head in a nail-biting sprint race at Gretna greyhound racing at the weekend.
DIPLOMATIC differences are off the agenda this weekend as Annandale and Eskdale hosts distinguished academics from Russia.
A WELL groomed Moffat pekingese has stolen the nation’s hearts after being likened to Donald Trump’s hair, a pain au chocolat, a fluffy cloud and even ET.
POLICE are investigating two thefts from houses in Dumfries and Galloway.
RESIDENTS in Moffat are being urged to sign a petition which could see an eyesore building replaced with a brand new training centre.
A MOFFAT man was a guest of honour at the Military Tattoo at Edinburgh Castle at the weekend.
SISTERS from Moffat have been on a fundraising campaign in memory of their late father.
WOOLLY jumpers battled it out on Moffat High Street in a most ‘un-ewe-sual’ race on Sunday.
FEARS that a popular tennis competition might not have a future have surfaced once again.
THE GRANDSON of Moffat war hero Lord Dowding will be the guest of honour at a special afternoon of events to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain.
A DAYLIGHT robbery at a jewellery shop in Moffat yesterday saw thieves make off with a haul worth in excess of £5000.
TRADITIONS were upheld at Moffat Gala which was blessed with sunshine on Saturday.
A ROYAL visitor has been confirmed for this year’s Lord Dowding Commemorative Service, marking 75 years since the Battle of Britain.