THE new-look DG1 has been revealed.
WARM, wet weather has seen cemetery grass, and complaints, shoot up.
A FRUSTRATED family have described how their lives have been frozen since 2015 due to visa issues.
FORMER staff may be hauled in for a ‘robust’ investigation into a roads contract which has left the council £3.5 million out of pocket.
IT’S Drowning Prevention Week and people in the region are being urged to brush up on their water safety education.
A PLAN to support the skills needs of rural Scotland was this week launched in Lockerbie.
WOMEN in Dumfries and Galloway are being urged to get more involved in politics.
A NEW plan for ‘very large’ wind turbines in Annandale has been described as ‘overbearing’ and ‘not acceptable’ by council officials.
FINAL plans for the South of Scotland Enterprise Agency have been backed by the Scottish Parliament this week.
INCREDIBLY humbled, that’s how two Annandale men connected to the Lockerbie Air Disaster feel after being offered the title of Member of the British Empire in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
MARRIAGE mecca Gretna has once again topped the table for Scottish weddings.
THE countdown is on to the reopening of the DG1 leisure centre next month . . . but new figures have emerged showing that the showpiece swimming facility is expected to run at a loss.
A DELEGATION from Uganda visited Annandale on Tuesday to find out more about how rubbish is processed locally.
COUNTING is underway at The Bridge in Dumfries for the European elections.
We’ll be bringing you the news and results as they happen.
A NEW sea to summit hill path is to be constructed on one of the region’s most iconic hills.
NEW rules to reduce deaths in household fires have been announced, with improved standards introduced for fire and smoke alarms in Scottish homes.
PRIME Minister Theresa May will stand down on June 7.
A GROUP flying the flag for Scottish Independance are fundraising £9500 to buy a mobile hub on wheels.
A DUMFRIES family are fighting to stay in the region, as they face removal from the country.
LITTER bags that are gull proof are going to be trialled in Dumfries for six months in a bid to tackle the flying menace.
FIGURES have revealed that 1916 baby boxes have been given out in this region since they were introduced in April 2017.
A NEW food and drink strategy has been launched for the region, with a focus on supporting collaboration, innovation, job creation and inclusive growth across the sector.
FUNDING worth £235,000 is set to be agreed to to help property owners and private tenants in the region to repair their homes.
PUPILS and staff at the crisis-hit North West Community Campus (NWCC) are facing an additional delay to their return.
ADVICE has been prepared by Dumfries and Galloway Council for anyone considering taking on the historic former Interfloor site in Heathhall.
GULLS continue to cause problems in Dumfries, despite £23,700 being spent last year on removing nests and eggs.
HUNDREDS of people have signed petitions objecting to the planned closure of two Dumfries and Galloway Council facilities.
A £1.5 million grant to support town centres is coming to Dumfires and Galloway.
NORTH West Dumfries councillor Ronnie Nicholson has resigned from the Labour group in Dumfries and Galloway Council over proposed cuts to teaching posts.
LEAKED information has revealed nearly a whole council department may be axed in a cost-cutting exercise.