THE SOUTH-BOUND carriageway of the M74 remained closed in Dumfriesshire on Wednesday night following a serious accident.
THERE was flash flooding in Annan, Eastriggs and on several rural roads following torrential rain in Annandale and Eskdale on Saturday afternoon.
A YOUNG driver escaped serious injury after his car ran out of control and overturned in Annan late on Wednesday afternoon.
SHEDS at a nursing home were broken into over the weekend and £3500 worth of equipment stolen.
OVER £80k has been raised in memory of ‘Super Sam’ and his uncle is about to get on his bike to help that figure soar.
AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after two motorcycles were stolen in Annan overnight on Wednesday to Thursday.
A MAN who went missing from Midpark Mental Health hospital in Dumfries has been traced in Scunthorpe.
A RISE in deaths on Dumfries and Galloway’s roads has been described as ‘troubling’ – by a spokesman for a road safety charity.
A BREAK-in at a business in Dalry over the weekend is being investigated by police.
A CASH machine has been stolen from a border visitor attraction.
A SERIES of high value thefts from shops in the region yesterday are being probed by police.
AN ADVENTUROUS alpaca was found wandering a Dumfries street last night, after escaping from its field.
A MATTRESS was set on fire outside a flat in Dumfries overnight.
A TASK force has been set up to tackle a derelict Dumfries factory which has been branded ‘a potential death trap’.
POLICE in the Stewartry sealed off an area in Dalbeattie yesterday after an explosive scare.
A MOTOR cyclist died late on Saturday afternoon as a result of an accident on the A711 Dumfries to Dalbeattie road near the Tower Golf Centre, west of Dumfries.
TWO people have died following a single vehicle crash on the outskirts of Dumfries on Sunday evening.
POLICE at Dumfries have appealed for witnesses following an early hours assault in the town today.
DUMFRIES and Galloway Police Division has released a list of codes that teenagers and young people may send to each other.
A PC is swapping his usual beat for a charity race tomorrow.
A DRIVER who failed to stop for police in Castle Douglas is being hunted.
TOUGHER penalties on drivers using mobile phones could make Dumfries and Galloway roads safer.
A BEATTOCK man who was supplying drugs to local dealers in the Dumfries area has been jailed for five years.
THERE was an alert on the M74 in Dumfriesshire late on Thursday night amidst fears a car was travelling the wrong way.
A BODY recovered from the River Nith at Kingholm Quay, Dumfries has been confirmed as that of 41-year-old Bryan Cowie.
DETECTIVES have launched a major investigation after an Ecclefechan man — at home with his schoolboy son — was assaulted and robbed by intruders.
RESCUE teams were called out to assist a pair of lost Criffel walkers on Wednesday.
POWER tools worth £5000 have been stolen from a building site at Dalbeattie High School.
OPPORTUNIST thieves have prompted police to remind residents across the region of the importance of locking windows and doors.
A MAN was injured after a New Year assault in Langholm.