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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.

Doors to open on Pan house

IT HAS been ten years and £8 million in the making, but finally the new National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling will open in Dumfries today.

Holt in QoS return

FORMER Queen of the South favourite Kevin Holt is returning to his home town for next season.

Actor, journalist and adventurer to get honorary doctorates

ACTOR Sam Heughan is to receive an honorary doctorate at the University of Glasgow’s Dumfries campus this summer in recognition of his artistic success and his charitable work.

Turning heartache into help

WHEN her baby daughter Bethany died, Alison Carruthers’, pictured above right, world fell apart.
But six years on, she has picked up the pieces and is now taking the lead to help other families locally who have been through a similar tragedy.

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.

Volunteer appeal

VOLUNTEERS are being sought for this year’s Youthbeatz festival in Dumfries.

Jackie is top communicator

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

Tribute to Tyler

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

Do you remember Dr Kissling?

MEMORIES are being sought of a well known photographer who lived locally.

Photo prize for Brian

A PHOTOGRAPHER from the region has won a prestigious prize.

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Resilience research

:RESEARCHERS and vets want to hear from dairy farmers in Dumfries and Galloway on the subject of resilience.

Family fight deportation

A DUMFRIES family are fighting to stay in the region, as they face removal from the country.

Big Dog bounds into town

AUTHORS and storytellers will be enchanting young visitors with their tales, pictures and all sort of exciting activities as Big Dog Children’s Book Festival returns to Dumfries this weekend.

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