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Canada calling for harpist

CANADA’S foremost Celtic Colours International Festival will this year be opened by a musician from Moffat.

Rick in the region

AN 80s pop star’s bizarre antics during a visit to Dumfries have gone viral.

Don’t be a drag: just be a queen

JUNE is LGBT Pride Month.

The Bard is back in town

AN ICONIC 16th century inn has unveiled a homage to Rabbie Burns this week.

Eden to be kept intimate

EDEN Festival bosses have pledged to keep the festival intimate next year – reducing ticket numbers from 8000 to 6500.

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Birthday at gallery

A PARTY is taking place this weekend to celebrate the first birthday of Kirkcudbright Galleries.

Doors to open on Pan house

IT HAS been ten years and £8 million in the making, but finally the new National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling will open in Dumfries today.

Drug warning to festival goers

DRUG dogs will be out in force at next weekend’s Eden Festival and police are warning festival goers they risk being arrested if caught with illegal substances.

Could you wear the Miss Scotland crown?

CHANGE your life and others too — that’s the message from the reigning Miss UK as she urges others to follow in her footsteps.

Lockerbie lass is Miss UK

MISS SCOTLAND Linzi McLelland has left the Miss World competition in China with a new title . . . Miss UK.

Final push for Miss World hopeful Linzi

TODAY Miss Scotland, Linzi McLelland, will hear the name of the new Miss World called . . . and she has her fingers crossed that it will be her. The 24-year-old former Lockerbie pupil is near the end of her month long stay in Sanya, China, competing for the crown. So far she’s wowed the […]

Miss Scotland needs you!

LOVELY Linzi McLelland – the reigning Miss Scotland – needs you!

Multicultural history revealed in new book

A DRUMMER and a man named “Peter the More” may have been the first Africans in Dumfries, according to a new book.

Drug warning as festival season kicks off

DRUGS are drugs no matter what the venue say police, issuing a reminder that illegal substances will not be tolerated at this weekend’s Eden Festival.

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