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Family life on hold over visa row

A FRUSTRATED family have described how their lives have been frozen since 2015 due to visa issues.

Police praise weekend revellers

OVER 50 people were found with drugs at the Eden Festival but police have praised festival fans and Lockerbie Gala guests for generally giving of officers a peaceful weekend.

Emotional town trip for American trio

THREE Americans made their way to Lockerbie for the rst time ever last weekend, just in time for Gala Day.

Get well soon wishes to gala’s main man

THE SHOW must go on . . . that was the mantra of Lockerbie Gala and ROM boss Ian McLatchie on Saturday.

Skills plan revealed by Minister

A PLAN to support the skills needs of rural Scotland was this week launched in Lockerbie.

Lockerbie Gala: It’s a kind of magic

ONE dream, one soul, one prize, one goal . . . and that’s to win the Lockerbie Gala Best in Parade Cup.

Honours for editor, officer and book boss

INCREDIBLY humbled, that’s how two Annandale men connected to the Lockerbie Air Disaster feel after being offered the title of Member of the British Empire in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Waste matters

A DELEGATION from Uganda visited Annandale on Tuesday to find out more about how rubbish is processed locally.

Business prize for construction boss

A LOCKERBIE businessman has been named the South of Scotland’s director of the year.

Turning heartache into help

WHEN her baby daughter Bethany died, Alison Carruthers’, pictured above right, world fell apart.
But six years on, she has picked up the pieces and is now taking the lead to help other families locally who have been through a similar tragedy.

Eyesore shop gets new look for gala

AN empty newsagents branded an ‘eyesore’ has been given a makeover in time for Lockerbie’s busiest week of the year.

Homes boom

PLANS for a 200 home upmarket housing estate in Lockerbie have been revealed.

New manager for Mids

OFFICIALS at Scotland League side Mid Annandale have moved quickly to fill the vacant manager’s job at the New King Edward Park side.

Lockerbie’s last legacy

THE last of Lockerbie’s original £2.4 million air disaster fund will be spent on a final legacy project — McJerrow Park.

The #greatlockerbiecleanup

LITTER strewn, messy Lockerbie is set to shine in time for this year’s gala day next month.

Save our service

A DESPERATE call has been made to the community to help raise £34,000 in order to save a long standing transport service.

Local band to make ‘trumpet’ return

ROCKERBIE, Lockerbie’s home-grown music festival, returns next weekend for its eighth instalment.

End of an era for high street newsagents

THE Annandale Herald Newsagents in Lockerbie will sell their last newspaper next Sunday.

Curling or squirrels?

PLANS to spend £50,000 transforming Lockerbie’s gateway roundabouts came under fire this week . . . thanks to their design.

Ready for the gala

YEEEHAAAA . . . Lockerbie Gala and ROM’s full line of principals is now complete. Voters braved a downpour on Friday night to attend the annual vote night. This year’s Cornet’s Lass Sam Howatson and Cornet Mark Walker-Jones ran uncontested but three lovely ladies were in the running to wear the queen’s sparkly crown. Lockerbie […]

Plastic roads factory opens

AN empty warehouse in Lockerbie has been brought back to life, with the creation of five new jobs – and hopes of more to come.

£1.5m for town centres

A £1.5 million grant to support town centres is coming to Dumfires and Galloway.

Lockerbie disaster detective dies

TRIBUTES have been paid following the death of a former detective who led the investigation into the Lockerbie air disaster.

£1.6m boost for plastic roads

A DUMFRIESSHIRE firm is at the heart of a new £22m Government project to find innovative solutions for potholes and road repairs.

Praise from MS sufferer

A LOCKERBIE woman has praised the transformative effects that online sessions for living with multiple sclerosis (MS) have had on her life.

Lockerbie Air Disaster: 30 years on

TOADY, Lockerbie remembered.

Lockerbie today, 2018

I HAVE no memories of the first time I found out about the disaster, but I cant really remember a time when I didn’t know about it.

Lockerbie Air Disaster from behind the lens

A ROW of soundless, unmoving ambulances — that’s the image that will forever haunt photographer Steve Matthew.

Celebrating the Salvation Army in Lockerbie

TWENTY-FIVE years of support, friendship and love at Lockerbie’s Salvation Army will be celebrated this weekend.

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“No evidence of criminality”

A FOUR year inquiry into allegations relating to the handling of the investigation and prosecution of the Lockerbie bombing case has concluded and found no evidence of criminality.

 
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