BIG hearted Gary Shanks has helped transform a homeless man’s life, and it all started with an invite to Christmas dinner
AN ‘UNREMARKABLE’ business unit in Lockerbie could be transformed into a restaurant, gym, shop and dental surgery . . . but first it will be auctioned off.
TWO dogs have been taken from outside shops and then dumped elsewhere in the past week.
DUMFRIES and Galloway is simply mad for cheese, with the average family locally spending £40 on cheese each festive season.
EVER wondered what police dogs get up to in their own time? If they like to play, do they like hugs and kisses? I, chief reporter Amanda Kennedy, a dog lover through and through, have always wondered what a working dog’s life fully entails, so last week I asked the expert.
CAN you help Ashton buy chicken nuggets?
CHRISTMAS has never looked so good – all thanks to an Annan barbers.
TOADY, Lockerbie remembered.
TODAY, on the 30th anniversary of Britain’s worst ever terrorist attack, Lockerbie will remember.
A ROW of soundless, unmoving ambulances — that’s the image that will forever haunt photographer Steve Matthew.
PUPPIES abandoned like ‘trash’ at a road side have now found their forever homes.
YEARS of uncertainty could soon be over for a Dumfries family fearful of being sent back to Pakistan, thanks to the launch of a petition.
A DUMFRIES family are fighting to stay in Dumfries and Galloway, as they face removal from the country.
MOMENTUM is growing in Dumfries for a community owned £1.4 million entertainment centre to be set up.
THE husband of a woman killed by a distracted driver, who was checking his mobile phone, says that using a device behind the wheel is “unforgivable”.
WITH as many as 40,000 cars sailing past Lockerbie on the motorway every day, a local bistro owner has now started a campaign to steer them into town.
SCOTTISH Labour leader Richard Leonard visited the region on Monday this week. The leading politician toured the DNG Media of ces in Annan and sat down with chief reporter Amanda Kennedy to discuss everything from his vision for the region’s struggling jobs market, to his plans for a Labour comeback locally.
HOME is where the heart is and we’re incredibly lucky to live in such a beautiful part of the world. While we’re all guilty of taking the area for granted, and thinking happiness and adventure are a plane ride away, if we step back and look around, it’s clear that Dumfries and Galloway is thriving and filled with fun activities, days out and weekend-long adventures. So chief reporter Amanda Kennedy has put together a list of 101 things to do in Dumfries and Galloway in 2018. Will you be giving any a try?
WANT to out dazzle your Christmas tree this festive season? The region’s stylists have got your covered, just sit back and take inspiration from their looks. Whether you dare to re-create or book in, there’s a look for everyone this Christmas!
MERMAIDS and unicorns now walk among us on the streets of Dumfries and Galloway . . . all thanks to creative stylists. Have a look at these 17 stunning styles . . .
LOVE is in the air this week at the DNG24 offices!
SMALL Scottish towns with populations of 5000 are not often topics of global interest or importance but my small home town has once again made headlines across the world – and that town is Lockerbie.
EVERYBODY knows your name and they’re always glad you came, you wanna be where everybody knows your name – if you’re from a small town then you’re bound to relate to some of these 18 small town facts, written by reporter Amanda Kennedy.
AN EX Annan Academy girl’s 21st birthday celebrations have been cut short after getting caught up in the Tunisia attacks, which killed 38 people, yesterday.
THOUGH I’ve spent the majority of my post 13-year-old life bleach blonde I’m no stranger to a bit of colour – I’ve been lilac, ginger and at the moment I’m working a pink hue.
We are a mainly female office of reporters at DNG Media and we’ve been testing out a new app in the office – Make me Bearded – to unleash our manly sides.
DnG24 reporter AMANDA KENNEDY describes her impressions of the first General Election count she has covered.