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Steak pie is a silver success

IT’S official . . . one of the best steak pies in the world is made right here in Annan

Body recovered from Solway Firth

Police have confirmed that a woman’s body was recovered from the Solway Firth near Cummertrees yesterday.

Advice issued following Annan chimney fires

THE Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) has issued advice to householders after crews were called to two chimney fires at neighbouring Annan streets earlier this week.

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Brace for wind and rain

WARNINGS are in place for heavy rain and high winds across the region from this evening.

Mum inspired home system invention

A HOME monitoring system has been launched by an Annandale man after he needed to keep an eye on his elderly mum.

Last orders at historic pub

ANNAN’S oldest pub which has numbered Robbie Burns and Bonnie Prince Charlie among its customers will close its doors for good next month.

High praise for whisky

A WHISKY made in Annan has won a major international accolade.

Bomb alert

AN UNEXPLODED war bomb shut down a network of roads near Annan this week as the bomb squad descended on a scrapyard.

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Hair we go


Third cinema screen on track for 2020

PLANNING permission for a third cinema screen at Annan Lonsdale has been signed off.

Tuk tuk plan is a no no

A PROPOSAL for a new and alternative mode of transportation for Annandale has been rejected by Dumfries and Galloway Council.

Winter is coming

New ‘royalty’ arrived into Annan this morning.

Winter is coming

ROYALTY was spotted in Annan this morning.

Boris loses his head!

BORIS Johnson lost his head last night . . . literally!

Author Ed details his life of pain

AFTER 12 years of pain, countless examinations, doctors, specialists, gruelling fasts and extreme diets, an Annan man has released a book detailing his journey to become pain-free.

National academy comes calling for Finlay

AN Annan youngster is running for joy after being selected for the the prestigious Scottish Athletics National Academy in Edinburgh.

Girl, 12, in alleged attack

ANNAN police are investigating an alledged unprovoked attack on a 12-year-old dog walker.

History town project set to get official

THE OFFICIAL launch of Annan the History Town will take place next week.

‘Exciting’ plans

HINTS have been made of more “exciting” plans for the former Pinneys site in Annan, which closed exactly a year ago.

My brother’s drugs hell

A GRIEVING brother has hit out at ‘flawed’ drugs support services in Dumfries and Galloway and called for an end to the stigma surrounding addicts.

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Charity cycle passes through Annan

A GROUP of kwik fit employees wheeled into Annan this week as part of their fundraising event. The 12 riders who were taking part in The Tour De Branch, set off from Kwik Fit centre situated in Dumfries as they cycled from the town to Newcastle for their chosen charity Children with Cancer UK. After […]

Coney no do that!

ANNAN’S haaf netter statue has been accused of being more than just two faced.

Darts star coup

ONE OF the world’s top darts players will take on some of the best local darts talent at a match in Annan this weekend.

Gin duo putting Annan on the map

GLASGOW has Tennents, Dublin has Guiness and now Annan has Solway Spirits.

£3.5m roads debt probe

FORMER staff may be hauled in for a ‘robust’ investigation into a roads contract which has left the council £3.5 million out of pocket.

Honours for editor, officer and book boss

INCREDIBLY humbled, that’s how two Annandale men connected to the Lockerbie Air Disaster feel after being offered the title of Member of the British Empire in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Waste matters

A DELEGATION from Uganda visited Annandale on Tuesday to find out more about how rubbish is processed locally.

D-Day remembered

WREATH laying ceremonies took place yesterday in Annan, Moffat, Castle Douglas and Dumfries.
Officials, veterans and members of the public got together to remember the sacrifices on the beaches of Normandy 75 years ago today.

You shall go to the ball

PALS Graham Smith, left, of Lochmaben and Hardip Atwal, from Annan, this week launched their 2019 fundraising multicultural ball.

Charity’s work praised by minister

AN Annan outreach service is being held up as an shining example of ways to combat social isolation.

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