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.
LOCKERBIE Primary has been named Scotland’s first ‘Peace School’.
A FRUSTRATED family have described how their lives have been frozen since 2015 due to visa issues.
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.
:RESEARCHERS and vets want to hear from dairy farmers in Dumfries and Galloway on the subject of resilience.
A LOCKERBIE woman is being hailed as an example to other potential apprentices.
A NEW principal will take up the reins at Dumfries and Galloway College this summer.
PUPILS and staff at the crisis-hit North West Community Campus (NWCC) are facing an additional delay to their return.
ANNAN Academy has achieved an overall satisfactory result in a recent inspection.
CUMMERTREES Primary School will be closed to pupils for three weeks after raised lead levels were found in water samples from the school.
HALF a day may be slashed from the school week, a council insider has revealed.
A STRIKE could be on the cards by teachers in Dumfries and Galloway.
TWO teens were admitted to hospital after suspected pill consumption – and now an MSP is calling for random drug sweeps in the region’s schools.
THERE will be a record intake of S1s joining Lockerbie Academy this August.
A BID to build 45 homes on the ex-Lockerbie Academy site is being recommended for approval – despite a flurry of complaints from the town.
MORE needs to be done to prevent bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) pupils in the region’s schools, after 68 per cent said they had experienced abuse.
MOFFAT Academy has been ranked the region’s top school.
A TEENAGE photographer from the region is taking part in an exhibition at the Scottish Parliament.
CHANGES are being made to the council’s policy on home education.
dumfries and Galloway College have signed a Memorandum of Intent with the Glasgow School of Art to introduce a two year top up degree programme in this region.
EXPERIENCED television journalist Kirsty Wark received an honorary doctorate from the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) at its graduation ceremony at the Crichton Church in Dumfries yesterday.
EDUCATION officials this week admitted they have no idea when the crisis hit super school in Dumfries will reopen after 1200 faults were found there.
‘INTRUSIVE checks’ of every fitting in every room have been taking place at a crisis hit school in Dumfries this week, as investigations into the failings at the North West Campus continue.
PUPILS affected by the emergency closure of the brand new North West Community Campus will be back in the classroom tomorrow.
FRUSTRATED Dumfries and Galloway Council have closed North West Community Campus indefinitely.
A NEW super school in Dumfries was closed on Monday after a safety incident last week.
A NEW era of schooling commenced in Lockerbie on Tuesday.
A £3 million makeover for the former Moffat Academy has been given an A+ from the school’s last head teacher.
SHORTER summer holidays could be on the cards for the region’s pupils and teachers.