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Holiday home award joy

A HOLIDAY home owner is celebrating after picking up a national award for her property.

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.

Hotelier reduces price

A MOFFAT town centre hotel is on the market for the reduced price of £750,000.

From supermarket to pub

AN ex Dumfries supermarket will be transformed into a new pub and given a £600,000 overhaul.

Jobs to make you happy

IT’S International Happiness at Work Week and a list has been published of the top jobs that people are happiest in and stay in the longest.

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£10m cannabis farm plan

A JOBS boost is on the cards for Dumfries and Galloway after a local partnership unveiled plans for the regions first cannabis farm.

Job boost as fish firm thrives

THERE’S something fishy going on in Lochmaben – in a good way!

Next pull pod plans

PLANS to create customer collection pods in Dumfries have been pulled by retail giant Next.

New site sought for distillery

FRETTING neighbours have seen plans withdrawn for a £1.7 million distillery in Moffat.

‘Exciting’ plans

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

Cunninghame Housing Association ‘up and running’

CUNNINGHAME Housing Association acquired the former Halcrow greyhound stadium site in Gretna in March 2017.

Helping to build better communities

CUNNINGHAME Housing Association have launched a £10k fund to help communities in Annandale and Eskdale.

Trio put in 60 years of service at roof firm

THREE long-serving staff members at Lochmaben-based Russell Roof Tiles have been recognised for achieving a combined 60 years of service.

Moffat whisky in running for top award

A WHISKY boss is over the moon after his blend was shortlisted for a top award – and he’s even looking to open his own distillery and visitor centre.

Spa town’s sweet scent

TUCKED away in a quiet Moffat residential street is a perfume company that is helping put the town on the map.

Swiss village trials plastic roads

SWITZERLAND has become the latest country to embrace plastic roads technology made in Lockerbie.

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Borderlands must benefit small firms

EFFORTS must be made to ensure small businesses in the region benefit from the £350 million Borderlands Growth Deal.

Moorland sale delayed

THE sale of Langholm Moorland is to be delayed for a year to allow discussions to be held with community groups who have expressed an interest in buying the area.

Skills plan revealed by Minister

A PLAN to support the skills needs of rural Scotland was this week launched in Lockerbie.

Agency gets Holyrood backing

FINAL plans for the South of Scotland Enterprise Agency have been backed by the Scottish Parliament this week.

Wedding town brings in £36.9m

MARRIAGE mecca Gretna has once again topped the table for Scottish weddings.

Waste matters

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

Festival fallout

LESS than two months after switching venues from Dumfries and Galloway to Glasgow, the plug has been pulled on the Electric Fields festival.

Business prize for construction boss

A LOCKERBIE businessman has been named the South of Scotland’s director of the year.

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Moorland for sale

LANGHOLM Moor has been put up for sale.

Homes boom

PLANS for a 200 home upmarket housing estate in Lockerbie have been revealed.

Jackie is top communicator

DUMFRIES businesswoman Jackie Lee, left, picked up a prestigious title at the Scottish Women in Business Awards last weekend.

Bye bye bingo

BINGO bosses have decided to close Annan’s only club to make way for a third cinema screen in the town.

Bosses in business award battle

TWO company directors from Annandale are going head to head for a prestigious business award.

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