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UPDATE: Explosive alert on north Solway coast

AN AREA of the North Solway shoreline was sealed off late on Friday afternoon after a suspected wartime shell was discovered.

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‘Hero’ landlord saves dog in sea drama

A QUICK-THINKING pub owner battled currents for over an hour in a decorative canoe to save a drowning dog.

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PICTURES: Annan celebrates historic march-riding

A LARGE cavalcade followed Cornet Brook Johnston and his Lass Katy Nelson for the annual Riding of the Marches celebration in Annan today.

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KAYAK FIRST . . . members of Annan Harbour Action Group look forward to the launch of the first ever Kayak Day at Annan Harbour this Sunday, which will feature taster sessions for families and a crossing of experienced kayakers from Silloth.
Pictured, left to right: Alan Savage, Stuart Tuckey, Christine Matthews and Annan Harbour development officer Alan Thomson

Paddle perfect for first kayak day

PADDLES at the ready — because Annan’s first Kayak Day takes place this Sunday.

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Stranded fishing boat refloated in Solway

A SUCCESSFUL operation today led to the refloating of a scallop dredger which earlier ran aground near Kirkcudbright Lifeboat station early on Friday morning.

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Helicopter helps rescue Solway walkers

A RESCUE effort in up to 70mph winds on the Solway Coast has brought four walkers to safety.

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Eye-brows raised by sale of ‘historic’ MoD railway

PARTS of a 25-mile long narrow-gauge railway, removed from a large Solway Coast defence depot, are heading to locations worldwide.

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Race cut short after freak wave tips boat over

A COASTAL rowing race across the Solway was cut short at the weekend after the lead boat was tipped over by a freak wave.

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Whitesands flooded as ‘Desmond’ batters region

RISING water levels were being monitored in Dumfries and Galloway this weekend as ‘Storm Desmond’ battered the region.

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Body found on Solway shore identified

A BODY washed up on the Solway shore in the summer has been identified.

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Bomb scare near Caerlaverock Castle

THERE was a bomb alert on the Solway coast near Caerlaverock Castle on Wednesday.

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VIDEO: Nets threat fishermen guide horses over Solway sands

TWO FISHERMEN, both experts on the treacherous Solway Firth, have played a special role on Annan Riding of the Marches Day for more than 30 years.

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Debut prizegiving for ladies’ team

SOLWAY Sharks Ladies held their first ever prize night with all players receiving a medal to mark their inaugural season as a team.

ANNAN VIEW . . . an artist's impression of a possible visitor's centre at the Annan end of the Solway Energy Gateway, created by Quarry Fold Studio
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£400m tidal power Solway crossing hopes rise

A TIDAL energy scheme planned across the Solway has been hailed a potentially major boost for Annan.

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Hopes rise for Solway tidal project

A TIDAL energy scheme connecting Annan to Bowness-on-Solway is making progress – with a workshop aimed at planning its future.

A LUXURY bed and breakfast provider has won a top tourist award – for the second year in a row.

The Waterside Rooms, at Dornock, has received a Taste Our Best Award fro m national tourism organisation VisitScotland.

 
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