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Driver, 22, dies in collision near Ecclefechan

A 22-year-old driver was pronounced dead at the scene of a collision near Ecclefechan last night.

TV show chance for Ecclefechan

ECCLEFECHAN has been shortlisted to feature on a TV programme – with £10,000 of prize money up for grabs.

Three in court after village incident

THREE men have appeared at Dumfries Sheriff Court in connection with an alleged assault and robbery at Ecclefechan.

Father assaulted and robbed at home

DETECTIVES have launched a major investigation after an Ecclefechan man — at home with his schoolboy son — was assaulted and robbed by intruders.

UPDATE: Care home defend plan for petition row dog

A PETITION, which has attracted more than 25,000 responses, has been raised by residents at an Ecclefechan care home in a desperate bid to help one man keep his pet dog.

Post Office hours cut plan backlash

THE LOSS of Wednesday Post Office services in Ecclefechan has struck a blow with some residents.

Police enquiry into soldier’s death complete

POLICE in Wales have confirmed the completion of their investigation into the death of an Ecclefechan soldier.

Park project to be dedicated to Josh

A FUND-RAISING effort has been launched to provide a safe well-equipped keep-fit area at The Haggs park at Ecclefechan.

Village bids an emotional farewell

A VILLAGE paid tribute to one of its own in a dignified ceremony on Thursday afternoon.

Family describe training death soldier’s pride in Army

FAMILY members of a soldier who died while training have spoken of their devastation as they come to terms with the tragedy.

Local delicacy on show in Whitehall

FOOD PROMOTION . . . local MP and Scotland Secretary David Mundell has hosted a reception in London to promote Scottish food and drink businesses, as part of a ‘Taste of Scotland’ series.

Nursery boss’ anger after break in

AN ANNANDALE community has voiced its shock after thieves ransacked its village nursery – stealing a substantial amount of money.

Village day centre’s wreath tribute

A LASTING tribute to the fallen has been created by members of a village day centre just in time for Remembrance Sunday.

Bomb squad called to Burnswark

EXPLOSIONS were heard near Ecclefechan on Tuesday afternoon as bomb disposal experts dealt with three old WWII mortars.

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£54k funding allows focus on Roman hill fort site

A £54,000 award of Lottery funding will allow a programme of investigation and exhibition focused on an important Roman site in the area.

£92,000 motorway drugs haul

TWO men have made a brief appearance in court following the recovery of cannabis with a street value of nearly £100,000 from a car on the M74 near Ecclefechan.

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