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The Kiltwalk is coming!

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

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Pup-tition started to ward off puppy farmers

A DOG LOVER has started a petition urging the UK Kennel Club (KC) to stop taking litter registrations from known puppy farmers.

Housing partnership ballot opens

DUMFRIES and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) tenants are being urged to use their vote from this Friday in a ballot to decide on partnership plans with Wheatley Group. 

Recycling reshuffle on its way

THE region’s new kerbside recycling service is set to be rolled out across the board in late 2020 or early in 2021.

Free meals for kids as ‘Hunger Clubs’ open

VENUES across Dumfries and Galloway are offering free food to young people from Primary 1 to S6 as part of a poverty tackling Holiday Food Programme.

Trio sought after teen attack

A TEENAGER was left with facial injuries and needed hospital treatment after a late night attack in Dumfries.

From supermarket to pub

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

Woman hurt in dog attack

A WOMAN was left with hand and leg injuries following a dog attack in Dumfries.

Hospital to get tough on smoking in grounds

SMOKERS are set to be moved away from the front of Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary as health bosses get tough on the habit.

Glorious Dumfries

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

Next pull pod plans

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

Royal arrival

PETER PAN’s birth place will welcome a very special guest next week in the form of HRH The Duchess of Rothesay – also known as Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall.

Fundraiser for first dance dream

A COUPLE desperate to share their first dance together are fundraising to pay for trips to the other end of the UK to take part in a life changing clinical trial.

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Charity cycle passes through Annan

A GROUP of kwik fit employees wheeled into Annan this week as part of their fundraising event. The 12 riders who were taking part in The Tour De Branch, set off from Kwik Fit centre situated in Dumfries as they cycled from the town to Newcastle for their chosen charity Children with Cancer UK. After […]

Family welcomes Crete case reopening

AN INQUIRY into the death of a Dumfries woman has been reopened.

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It’s show time!

THE stalls are set out, the animals are prepped and the tents are up – all ready to welcome visitors to today’s Dumfries and Lockerbie Agricultural Show.

Pan flies back into town

PETER Pan is flying high in Dumfries once again.

UPDATE – missing boy, 4, found

A MISSING four-year-old has been found.

Dumfries academic to lead end of life study

FASCINATING new research into why poorer people are less likely to die at home is being led by an academic from the University of Glasgow’s School of Interdisciplinary Studies in Dumfries.

DG1 reopens

A NEW chapter has started at the DG1 leisure centre in Dumfries.

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On your bike

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

Rick in the region

AN 80s pop star’s bizarre antics during a visit to Dumfries have gone viral.


A FAMILY of four feel torn apart after just one member is granted the right to remain in Scotland.

DG1 first look inside

THE new-look DG1 has been revealed.

85-year-old in Dumfries attack

AN 85-year-old woman was attacked while walking in Dumfries town centre this morning.

Family life on hold over visa row

A FRUSTRATED family have described how their lives have been frozen since 2015 due to visa issues.

£3.5m roads debt probe

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.

Thieving trio sought

TWO elderly women were left shaken after a gang of men broke into their house in the early hours.

DG1 to run at a loss

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.

D-Day remembered

WREATH laying ceremonies took place yesterday in Annan, Moffat, Castle Douglas and Dumfries.
Officials, veterans and members of the public got together to remember the sacrifices on the beaches of Normandy 75 years ago today.

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