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JOIN self proclaimed serial online shopping addict, and chief reporter, Amanda on her quest to go purchase free this month for #nobuymarch.

‘Please don’t just walk past’

BIG hearted Gary Shanks has helped transform a homeless man’s life, and it all started with an invite to Christmas dinner

Lockerbie remembers

TODAY, on the 30th anniversary of Britain’s worst ever terrorist attack, Lockerbie will remember.

Lockerbie Air Disaster from behind the lens

A ROW of soundless, unmoving ambulances — that’s the image that will forever haunt photographer Steve Matthew.

101 things to do in Dumfries and Galloway in 2018

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?

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Christmas party looks . . . Dumfries and Galloway style

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!

17 times stylists brightened up the region

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 . . .

Popping the question in style

LOVE is in the air this week at the DNG24 offices!

Life after Lockerbie

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.

Calvin’s home!

BREAKING NEWS – man from Dumfries returns to Dumfries! But seeing as it is Calvin Harris … it really is newsworthy!

18 things you’ll relate to if you grew up in a small Scottish town

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.

Annan girl recalls Tunisia experience

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.

Pink hair don’t care?

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.

I moustache you a question…can I pull this off?

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.

Tattooist Richard tackling cancer with tattoos

A TATTOO artist from Carlisle is helping women overcome the trauma of breast cancer through the medium of tattoos.

What’s in a name?

My (and my boyfriend’s) good friends Jo and Nathan Potts welcomed a baby boy into the world this morning and gave him a truly amazing name – Jak Potts.

Witnessing the highs and lows at region’s General Election count

DnG24 reporter AMANDA KENNEDY describes her impressions of the first General Election count she has covered.

Life in the closet

WHEN Green Scene columnist Jane Gray wrote about Project 333 recently I was intrigued.
Project 333 is a minimalist fashion challenge that invites you to dress with 33 items or fewer for three months.

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