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Dumfries and Galloway

By DnG24 newsdesk
Annan and Eskdale
Dumfries and Galloway

THE Dumfries and Galloway Constituency poll was won by the SNP’s Richard Arkless, a lawyer and businessman from Stranraer.


Richard Arkless, Scottish National Party (SNP) – 23,440
Russell Brown, Scottish Labour Party – 13,982
Finlay Carson, Scottish Conservative and Unionist – 16,926
Andrew Metcalf, Scottish Liberal Democrats – 953
Geoff Siddall, UK Independence Party – 1,301


Vandals wreak havoc at blacksmith centre

A TRAIL of destruction was left behind by vandals at one of the most popular tourist attractions in the region.


16th Apr

Tree planting initiative takes root

By Bryan Armstrong | DNG24

Tree planting initiative takes root

COMMUNITIES and wildlife in Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders are set to benefit from the planting of up to 10,000 new landscape trees over the next 12 months.

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Pandemic keeps coastguard crews busy

Pandemic keeps coastguard crews busy

THE REGION’S coastline may ooze with natural beauty and house a diverse population of wildlife — but it is a place proven to be both dangerous and uncompromising.