INTRODUCING our new, occasional, feature series “Leading Ladies”.
Editor Fiona Reid has been out and about meeting some of the high profile women working and living in Dumfries and Galloway.
And it’s only fitting that in the centenary year of women’s suffrage, we kick off with politician and council leader Dr Elaine Murray.
FUTURE development on 169 sites across the region has been agreed by councillors.
THE FINAL bill for DG One in Dumfries could reach £46 million — fuelling calls to axe the project and bulldoze the site.
A RETHINK is being urged over parking enforcement in Dumfries — with claims the current system ‘is not working’.
A SPECIAL meeting took place in Dumfries yesterday after a damning report was released highlighting yet more issues with the construction of the DG One leisure centre.
QUEEN Street residents have been celebrating the transformation of their neighbourhood following a £800,000 makeover.
A £25 MILLION Whitesands scheme which Labour now concede likely lost them votes is heading to a public enquiry.
FORMER MSP Elaine Murray has today been named as the new leader of Dumfries and Galloway Council.
THE importance of having winter contingency plans has been highlighted to the Scottish Government and Scottish Water by Dumfriesshire MSP Elaine Murray.
A REGIONAL politician is calling on private and public sector businesses to urgently invest in creating more jobs for the local area.
ELAINE Murray MSP has been re-selected as the Scottish Labour candidate to stand in her Dumfriesshire constituency in next year’s Scottish Parliamentary elections.
DOZENS of people attended a public meeting about Police Scotland held in Dumfries.
SCOTTISH Finance secretary John Swinney has come under fire for failing to give answers about the delay to the Dumfries and Dalbeattie new school projects.
OVER 1500 responses were submitted to a public consultation on a new overhead power line proposed for Dumfries and Galloway.
POLITICIANS in the south of Scotland have reacted to the resignation of Police Scotland chief Sir Stephen House, pictured.
‘MAJOR delays’ and ‘massive traffic jams’ in Dumfries over the weekend have angered one politician.
DISAPPOINTMENT has been expressed that most of the region’s schools have missed out on a slice of new funding.
UP to 17,100 children in the region could be at risk from cuts to tax credits — according to figures described as ‘shocking’.