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DnG24 - News Across The Region

Mourners tearful at cemetery state

WARM, wet weather has seen cemetery grass, and complaints, shoot up.

Coastguard call out

COASTGUARD teams and other emergency services have rushed to the scene of a rescue in Annandale.

Turbines are too big

A NEW plan for ‘very large’ wind turbines in Annandale has been described as ‘overbearing’ and ‘not acceptable’ by council officials.

Where is it?

WHERE IS IT . . ? Moffat Museum has been reviewing its collections of pictures and needs your help to identify this building. It is an imposing structure, the image dating from some time in the 19th century and it is titled “North West View” . . . but of where?
If you think you can help, please e-mail the museum at secretary@moffatmuseum.co.uk, or just pop in and talk with one of the volunteers.

DnG24 - News Across The Region

Moorland for sale

LANGHOLM Moor has been put up for sale.

Access all areas

YOUNG or old, newcomer or lifelong resident – the view of every Moffatonian will be sought as the town bids to become the nation’s most accessible.

Masterchef magic for Jilly

A WOMAN from the region cooked her way to the final of one of TV’s most prestigious food shows.

Funding bid flops

A £2 million funding bid to see Moffat regain its historic charm has been turned down — but the dream is still alive.

Area’s sports stars set to be chosen

NOMINATIONS have opened for the 2018 Annandale and Eskdale Sports Awards which provides the opportunity to recognise dedication and commitment to local sport in the area over the last 12 months.

What a sight!

WHAT A SIGHT . . . villagers in Waterbeck have been treated to daily starling murmurations at dusk for the last week.
Thousands of birds can be seen swooping and whirling in the skies overhead.
Photo by Ann-Marie Matthews

Take a book and pass it on

AN UNLOVED children’s play kitchen has been transformed into a free swap library.

Spar shop goes on the market

A RETAIL giant has put its Gretna store up for sale.

Rescue for biker

RESCUERS were called to the aid of a mountain biker found unconscious in Ae last weekend.

Crash victim named

THE man who died in a crash on the M74 near Moffat on Wednesday has been named by police as Nicholas Dennis.

Supermarket ram raid

THIEVES ram raided a Gretna supermarket last night.

Voting shake up

CONSTITUENCY boundaries for the region are set to be redrawn again, with Dumfriesshire linked up with Lanarkshire South East to form a new Westminster seat.

Kerstin in top 100

A SHARP young shooter from the region has been ranked in the top 100 in the world.

£50k cash boost for Moffat

THE phrase every cloud has a silver lining was true in Moffat recently when a defunct childcare centre donated £50,000 to the community.

£800m vision

UP TO £800 million is expected to be invested in the Chapelcross site over the next few decades, resulting in the creation of thousands of new jobs.

Mum helps babies find their voice

ED up with the lack of baby classes on offer locally, new mum Nicole Honeker has decided to start her own.

Access denied – club votes to keep men-only status

SUGAR and spice and all things nice proved not to be the right ingredients for a Moffat club last week, when they voted to remain men-only.

VIDEO: Scots heritage celebrated at tapestry display

A TAPESTRY which has travelled the globe highlighting Scots history and culture can be seen in the region until Thursday.

Roads warning after overnight ice

A CRASH at Heathhall Industrial Estate at Dumfries has led to a road being closed after a spillage of diesel, state Police Scotland.

Vandalism spate in district

LATEST figures show a marked increase in vandalism and malicious mischief offences in Annandale and Eskdale.

Cop cams could be brought back

BODYWORN cop cams may be reintroduced in Annandale and Eskdale – only weeks after the decision was taken to withdraw the equipment.

Cop cams puzzle

COP cams that were introduced on the beat across Annandale and Eskdale only two months ago have been withdrawn by Police Scotland — against the wishes of local officers.

Record low … jobless total down a massive 91%

UNEMPLOYMENT in the area has fallen to its lowest since records began — standing at just 155 job seekers across the bulk of Annandale and Eskdale.

Family focus for healthy eating scheme

A HEALTHY eating programme will be delivered to families in the Annan area this month.

Drones ready to take off in emergency role

A FUNDING appeal has been launched by an Annandale company in a bid to purchase a lifesaving emergency drone.

Scheme launched for older motorists

MATURE drivers in Annandale and Eskdale are being invited to sign up to a new road safety scheme.

 
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