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Lochmaben Gala work on new plans

A GALA day with a difference is being planned for Lochmaben.

Arts fest will access all areas

A ‘BOLD and exciting’ programme will be at the heart of this year’s Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival.

Walking football coming to Moffat

A NEW walking football scheme will launch in Moffat next week.

Living happily ever after 65 years on

A COUPLE who first met at a dance were full of joy on Tuesday as they reached a marriage milestone.

Marathon charity challenge for amputee Brian

A EASTRIGGS resident will be taking on his biggest challenge as an amputee next month in Edinburgh.

All set for a fab fling!

ALL things art will take over the region again for the May Bank Holiday weekend with 87 artists and makers selected for this year’s Spring Fling.

Let there be Burns!

IT’S big, it’s Burns and it’s back!

Springkell to host indie festival

AN 18TH century Annandale mansion will play host to the region’s newest music festival this summer.

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Gretna Welcome for Gareth

A RUGBY star wheeled into Gretna on Thursday evening as part of a mammoth charity cycle challenge.

Gretna launch for Scottish skiff challenge

AN AMBITIOUS challenge to row around Scotland will set off from Gretna next April.

Christmas charity night

KILNFORD Farm Shop is preparing for one of their busiest evenings of the year next Thursday as they host their charity taster night

The Kiltwalk is coming!

ONE of Scotland’s biggest charity events, The Kiltwalk, is coming to Dumfries.

Lighting up Kirkcudbright

KIRKCUDBRIGHT will be bringing light to the dark autumn evening this weekend at the second annual Illuminaire Festival of Light.

Book festival was a blast

OVER 29,000 people enjoyed this year’s Wigtown Book Festival.

Hall to host movie magic

IT’S popcorn at the ready in Waterbeck for a new regular community cinema night venture.

The show must go on

FINAL preparations are taking place for the last agricultural show of the season in Dumfriesshire.
And the organisers of Langholm Show are crossing their fingers for fine weather tomorrow.

Festival spot for war correspondent

VETERAN international war correspondent and photojournalist David Pratt will deliver this year’s Magnusson Lecture at the Wigtown Book Festival.

Get set to be scared!

AN immersive and interactive event will take place in Dumfries next month in a bid to put the scare back into Halloween.

Glorious Dumfries

DUMFRIES was named the best large town in Scotland at the Beautiful Scotland Awards and scooped a gold medal.

Region welcomes Royal pair

PRINCE Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall are in the region today carrying out a number of public engagements.

Sellout smiles

A CHARITY ball this weekend is a sellout success with the organisers hoping to raise thousands of pounds.

Double show spread

SHOWGOERS had two events to choose from at the weekend with both Moffat and Newcastleton hosting their annual agricultural extravaganzas.


SCOTLAND’S native oyster season opened on Sunday, with the landing of the first Loch Ryan oysters of the season.

It’s show time!

MONTHS of hard work and preparation culminate today in the 2019 Moffat Show.

Exciting autumn

A SERIES of autumn events is expected to attract scores of visitors to Dumfries and Galloway.

Pals to front town version of TV show

A VIDEO starring Lockerbie’s answer to Ant and Dec is helping to promote a new group of event organisers who have the town’s best interests at heart.

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