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Firework SOS

A POPULAR community fireworks display in Dumfries could be at risk if nobody steps in to rescue it.

November date for Whitesands inquiry

THE official public inquiry into the controversial £25 million flood protection scheme for the Whitesands will begin on November 6.

Dazzled by Le Haggis

AS Friday nights go, this one proved to be a raunchy, risqué and razzle dazzle affair.

Whitesands under water

THE Whitesands in Dumfries was shut for a second day of flooding in the area on Wednesday.

Public inquiry agreed into £25m flood scheme

THE WHITESANDS flood project in Dumfries is to face scrutiny by The Scottish Government — after deciding to hold a public local inquiry.

Flood objectors offered support in ‘Sands fight

AN OFFER of support is being extended to the 344 people who have formally objected to a £25 million Whitesands flood defence project.

Flood scheme in Government’s hands

A CONTROVERSIAL £25 million flood defence scheme for the Dumfries Whitesands has been approved by councillors.

Public will never agree on Whitesands project, say officials

CONSENSUS from the public on the controversial £25 million Whitesands project is ‘unlikely’ say council officials.

Spiegeltent returns to Big Burns Supper

A CENTREPIECE of the annual Big Burns Supper in Dumfries is making a triumphant return next year.

Public enquiry to consider Whitesands flood scheme

A £25 MILLION Whitesands scheme which Labour now concede likely lost them votes is heading to a public enquiry.

Flower power transforms the Whitesands

A TRANSFORMATION of the Whitesands is being celebrated — with flower tubs introduced following a volunteer-driven makeover.

UPDATE: Region braced for Storm Frank

STORM Frank is expected to batter the region from midnight, and agencies are on high alert to deal with the extreme weather.

Barrier boss questions £15m flood scheme

A CONTROVERSIAL £15 million flooding and regeneration scheme for Whitesands has been voted through unanimously as the ‘optimal solution’.

 
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