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Charity boss hosts Prince at minefield

PRINCE Harry followed in his late mother’s footsteps during a visit to Angola last month – thanks to the efforts of a charity boss from Dumfries and Galloway.

The Kiltwalk is coming!

ONE of Scotland’s biggest charity events, The Kiltwalk, is coming to Dumfries.

Thanks for a summer of fun

A CHARITY has thanked its supporters for helping 70 children in Dumfries and Galloway enjoy some much needed summer fun.

Birthday bash brings in the cash

A GROUP of friends say they are blown away after raising 5239 at a birthday bash for a beloved pal.

Glorious Dumfries

DUMFRIES was named the best large town in Scotland at the Beautiful Scotland Awards and scooped a gold medal.

Sellout smiles

A CHARITY ball this weekend is a sellout success with the organisers hoping to raise thousands of pounds.

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Rural entries sought

BUSINESSES, farmers, tourism providers and entrepreneurs from Dumfries and Galloway are being urged to enter the Scottish Rural Awards 2020.

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On your bike

GET on your bike this summer, that’s the message from one of the region’s MSPs.

Nursing prize goes to dedicated Donna

A NURSE and educator from Lochmaben has received a prestigious award.

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.

Tribute to Tyler

NEARLY £2000 has been donated to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary’s Children’s Ward in memory of a young boy.

House a hound

FOSTER carers for dogs are being sought by a charity in the region.

Special honour for John

A WELL respected former auctioneer has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award.

Revamp for vital cancer centre

CANCER patients from the region are benefiting from an upgraded support base at the state-of-the-art Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary.

Craig Brown backs Gretna 2008

LOWLAND League side Gretna 2008 are making strides to help stop prostate cancer being a killer by organising their own Football Festival as part of Prostate Cancer UK’s first Walking Football Month.

Family in cancer costs call

A FAMILY from the region who spent hundreds of pounds taking their daughter to hospital for vital cancer treatment says the Government needs to do more to help other families struggling financially.

Blog nomination for busy Eileen

TO say that Eileen Adamson is busy is an understatement. The mum-of-three from Dumfries combines family life with a career as a PE teacher, doing the bookkeeping for the family building business and is also a part-time financial coach. And her personal finance blog has now been shortlisted for a national award. Eileen, 47, is […]

Deep mapping Dumfries

A PROJECT that aims to map out Dumfries in poetry, prose and photographs is gaining momentum.

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