VOLUNTEERS at Dumfries and Galloway Blood Bikes (DGBB) have covered 25,000 miles this month – the same as riding around the world.
THE number of positive Coronavirus tests in Dumfries and Galloway now stands at 141.
HOME buyers and sellers across Dumfries and Galloway are all stuck in limbo due to the coronavirus pandemic impacting on the property market.
NORMALLY at this time of the year Gretna Green is bustling with spring weddings but one leading hotelier this week described it as ‘eerie and saddening’.
AS the coronavirus pandemic unfolded, animal sanctuary and charity Mossburn at Hightae closed to all visitors.
ANNAN Athletic and Queen of the South will hear from the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL) regarding the coronavirus pandemic on Wednesday.
AN ANNANDALE truckstop is supporting the transport sector by keeping their doors open for drivers of heavy goods vehicles.
A LOCKERBIE Post Office owner has pleaded with customers to stop verbally abusing her and staff members.
THE coronavirus crisis and lockdown is causing a lot of concern and anxiety – but it’s ok to be worried, says counsellor Linda Mclachlan, founder of Dumfries mental health charity Soul Soup.
DUMFRIES and Galloway has seen an increase of 18 new coronavirus cases from the Scottish Government daily updates bringing the region’s total to 122.
A FOOD delivery service is going above and beyond to keep clients fed during the coronavirus pandemic, despite staff shortages.
TEN people have died in Dumfries and Galloway from coronavirus in the last week.
A HARDSHIP fund has been set up by Dumfries and Galloway Council aimed at the region’s most vulnerable residents and those experiencing poverty during the coronavirus outbreak.
BREAST, cervical, bowel, abdomen and eye screening are all being suspended temporarily in the region on the orders of the Scottish Government.
TODAY’S Scottish Government update has revealed there are now 92 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Dumfries and Galloway.
THE region’s first coronavirus deaths have been announced today.
OVER 800 people have signed up to be volunteers in Dumfries and Galloway.
DUMFRIES and Galloway has seen an increase of 3 coronavirus cases from the Scottish Government daily updates.
TWO university student friends are offering educational help to pupils and parents in the region while the schools are off.
A DUMFRIES nurse stranded in Australia is pleading with the government to help her get home so she can help support the NHS.
A DISTILLERY in Annandale is helping in the battle against coronavirus with a ‘gin-credible’ idea.
A LOCKERBIE couple were one of the last to tie the knot in the region as the country went into lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak.
A LOCKERBIE woman who has been hospitalised with coronavirus has spoken of her horrendous ordeal and has pleaded for people to stay at home and abide by the government’s lockdown rules.
FAMILIES and friends of people receiving Care at Home services are now being asked to take on the role.
THE number of coronavirus cases in the region has risen again, to 31
AN urgent plea has gone out for volunteer drivers to bring food to Dumfries and Galloway’s vulnerable residents.
DR CATHERINE Calderwood says: “This week brings with it a change of advice for anyone with symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) who needs to seek medical help.
THERE has been a jump in the number of positive tests for Covid-19 from 18 yesterday to 26 today.
HOTELS could be used as temporary care facilities once the region’s care homes fill up.
POLICE Scotland’s top cop says he expects everyone to comply with the new social distancing measures announced by the Government last night.