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Action on the A77

A TWO-week cross boundary initiative to improve road safety on the A77 Stranraer – Glasgow coast road started this week.

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Jewellery taken in raid

A LARGE amount of cash and jewellery were taken at a break in at a house in Dumfries earlier this week.

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Suspected WWII bomb unearthed

A DEVICE which is believed to be an unexploded World War II bomb has been discovered near to Wallaceton, Thornhill.

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Boy named after pole tragedy

A 12-YEAR-OLD boy has died after becoming trapped by a large wooden pole at Kelloholm.

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Woman plucked to safety from River Nith

THERE was a rescue on the River Nith at the Whitesands in Dumfries on Thursday night.

PARK PROMOTION . . . a 'pop-up park' at the corner of Irish Street and Friars Vennel last month helped highlight the issue of parking violations in Dumfries

Fines spark street parking outcry

A CALL for a better approach to problem parking in Dumfries has been issued — sparked by £70 fines in council car parks.

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Fake notes alert

BUSINESSES in Dumfries are being warned to be alert after counterfeit notes were used at a charity shop this week.

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Sheep dead after dog attack

AN ATTACK on sheep in Waterbeck has resulted in the death of two animals.

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Public are vital to police drugs success

A TOTAL of 24 people have been charged with drug offences – as a result of search warrants issued in Dumfries since May.

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HOTEL BOOST . . . a £2 million makeover of Hetland Hall Hotel at Carrutherstown by its new owners is set to see staff numbers double

Suspicious men confronted in hotel

A HUNT is on for two men discovered in ‘suspicious circumstances’ in a hotel between Annan and Dumfries.

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Senior citizen loses savings in raid

POLICE have launched an investigation after a house was broken into in Dumfries and jewellery and cash worth a six-figure sum was stolen.

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Woman in ‘terrifying’ alleyway robbery attempt

AN ATTEMPT to rob a young woman in Annan in the early hours of Saturday morning has sparked a police enquiry.

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‘Body sighting’ in Nith sparks major hunt

A MAJOR operation was launched in Dumfries yesterday – after reports of a body spotted in the River Nith.

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Lorry sought after car badly damaged

AN ALLEGED hit and run incident in Annan is being probed by police.

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M74 south-bound closed after ‘serious’ accident

THE SOUTH-BOUND carriageway of the M74 remained closed in Dumfriesshire on Wednesday night following a serious accident.

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VIDEO: Flash flooding hits Lower Annandale

THERE was flash flooding in Annan, Eastriggs and on several rural roads following torrential rain in Annandale and Eskdale on Saturday afternoon.

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Car overturns in Annan accident

A YOUNG driver escaped serious injury after his car ran out of control and overturned in Annan late on Wednesday afternoon.

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Nursing home raid

SHEDS at a nursing home were broken into over the weekend and £3500 worth of equipment stolen.

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Raising research money in memory of brave Sam

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.

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Motorcycles stolen from Annan homes

AN INVESTIGATION has been launched after two motorcycles were stolen in Annan overnight on Wednesday to Thursday.

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MAKEOVER . . . a crowd-funding project is being proposed to restore the fountain in Dumfries High Street

Missing Dumfries patient traced

A MAN who went missing from Midpark Mental Health hospital in Dumfries has been traced in Scunthorpe.

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‘Shocking’ road death figures

A RISE in deaths on Dumfries and Galloway’s roads has been described as ‘troubling’ – by a spokesman for a road safety charity.

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Business break in

A BREAK-in at a business in Dalry over the weekend is being investigated by police.

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Cash machine stolen in border raid

A CASH machine has been stolen from a border visitor attraction.

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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.

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Escaped alpaca caught by police

AN ADVENTUROUS alpaca was found wandering a Dumfries street last night, after escaping from its field.

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Fireraising at flat

A MATTRESS was set on fire outside a flat in Dumfries overnight.

CALL FOR ACTION . . . left to right: Lochar Ward councillor Jeff Leaver, MSP Colin Smyth and local resident Brian Little at the former Interfloor factory in Dumfries

Task force to tackle ‘death trap’ factory

A TASK force has been set up to tackle a derelict Dumfries factory which has been branded ‘a potential death trap’.

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All-clear after Stewartry explosives alert

POLICE in the Stewartry sealed off an area in Dalbeattie yesterday after an explosive scare.

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UPDATE: Biker dies after second A711 accident in days

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.

 
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