QUESTIONS have arisen about the Scottish Government’s £8m baby box scheme after it emerged that hundreds of them and their contents are being left in charity shops.
MORE employers in Dumfries and Galloway are being urged to sign up to the Scottish Living Wage – as part of Living Wage Week.
A LIGHTHOUSE and a politician’s office are among the 122 official water ‘Refill’ points in the region.
CHALLENGES faced by those with mental health problems living in Scotland’s rural towns and villages have been highlighted.
MORE than a third of care providers in the region have reported issues with recruiting suitable staff — according to a new report.
AN MSP embroiled in an expenses row after employing his own company has pledged to pay back the £1200 sum.
A CAMPAIGN highlighting the importance of helmet safety will be flagged up at Dumfries Show this weekend.
Primary sevens from Kirkcudbright Primary visited the Scottish parliament to sing for MSPs.
AN MSP who was a former nurse has been spreading the word in America about the region’s need for more GPs.
SPANIELS were invited into the Scottish Parliament this week by South Scotland MSP Emma Harper, as she lead a debate about illegal puppy trafficking.
ALMOST 150 smuggled puppies have been seized in the region this year, following a crackdown at the port at Cairnryan.
A REVIEW of cancer care referral pathways in the region has been pledged in the Scottish Government.