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Hundreds join business support group

A SUPPORT group for the region’s business owners has proved so popular that its founder says it will continue after the coronavirus crisis ends.

Love Bug parks up for the season

THE businesswoman behind one of the region’s newest start ups has described how the coronavirus outbreak has affected her trade.

Carrying on baking

BAKER brothers Stanley and Malcolm Johnstone are rising to the challenge of coronavirus.

1217 grants approved

OVER £15 million in small business grants have been given out in Dumfries and Galloway.

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Roof firm make review

A DUMFRIESSHIRE firm has been recognised as a leading manufacturer in a UK parliamentary publication.

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New enterprise board members announced

THE ten members of the new South of Scotland Enterprise (SOSE) have been revealed.

From gin to sanitiser

A DISTILLERY in Annandale is helping in the battle against coronavirus with a ‘gin-credible’ idea.

Thinking big

APRIL 1 will herald a new dawn for the region with the official start of the South of Scotland Economic Agency (SOSEA).

Back breastfeeding call

MORE Dumfries and Galloway businesses should back the region’s Breastfeeding Welcome Scheme.

On a roll

IT’S official, Lockerbie’s High Street Greggs store is one of the best in the country.

Mumpreneur launches crowdfunded

A MOFFAT native is taking her passion for child health national and has launched a crowdfunding campaign.

Magazine move to honour TV presenter

BUSINESSES in Annan have been removing gossip magazines from their waiting rooms following the tragic death of television presenter Caroline Flack.

Family praised for putting region on map

A FAMILY who helped pioneer camping and caravan holidays in Dumfries and Galloway have been given a special “thank you” by their trade association.

Region falls behind with Living Wage

DUMFRIES and Galloway has the highest percentage of people earning less than the Living Wage of anywhere in Scotland, it has been revealed.

Boost for site

A £500,000 investment has been announced at a caravan park in the region.

Quick pothole fix launched

PIONEERING plastic roads company MacRebur has launched an industry first when it comes to repairing potholes.

Gretna Green recognised for its warm welcome

A FAMILY-RUN business beat off stiff competition to win a major business award.

Next try again for Dumfries pod

A RETAIL giant has lodged a third attempt to move to a retail park on the outskirts of Dumfries.

44 redundant as firm calls in administrators

AN engineering firm in Dumfries went into administration yesterday with 44 employees made redundant.

Enterprise agency names interim CEO

AN interim CEO has been appointed at the South of Scotland Enterprise Agency (SOSE).

Board members sought for enterprise agency

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to appoint the first members of the board of the South of Scotland Enterprise.

MSP opposes axing business rate relief

THE Scottish Government has condemned an attempt to end crucial rates reliefs schemes that benefit more than 6000 businesses in this region.

European prize for plastic roads team

A PLASTIC roads firm based in Annandale picked up a prestigious European business award this week.

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.

Boutique in border expansion

A DUMFRIES businesswoman is defying the High Street odds and has opened a city centre sister store over the border.

Station upgrade plan revealed

LOCKERBIE railway station could be upgraded as part of plans for a new Stirling to London rail service.

Lodge park is best in Scotland

AN Annandale holiday park has won a top regional tourism award.

Pub and restaurant damaged by fire

TWO local businesses have been damaged following a fire yesterday morning.

High praise for whisky

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

Caledonia Park rebrand revealed for Gateway

THE region’s biggest shopping outlet will soon have a brand new look . . . and a brand new name.

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