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Cruise couple appealing for help

A LOCKERBIE couple that were left in limbo when their cruise ship was prevented from docking in Spain are appealing for urgent help as they may be taken to the heart of the European coronavirus outbreak.

Al Megrahi appeal due

A DECISION is due today on whether an another appeal can take place into the conviction of Abdelbaset Al-Megrahi for the 1988 Lockerbie bombing.

Mums get ready to offer peer support

AFTER a four year hiatus, NHS breastfeeding peer support is returning to Lockerbie.

Rail boss says sorry

TRAIN and railway bosses met fed up Lockerbie passengers last night – and pledged to do better.

Tree mystery solved

THE mystery of a missing memorial tree, planted in the memory of a Lockerbie Air Disaster victim, has been solved.

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Region reacts to youth football heading ban

YOUNG footballers across Dumfries and Galloway will have to change their game style after heading was banned for safety measures.

Vandals rubbish beer garden

A LOCKERBIE business owner has told of “disgraceful” behaviour after vandals threw a road sign and a sandbag in his beer garden.

Park tree mystery

A TREE that was planted in memory of a Lockerbie Air Disaster victim has gone missing.

Reserve on red alert

OVER 30 years of work to create a red squirrel haven in Lockerbie is at risk.

Bev’s show raises £14k

AN INCREDIBLE fundraising effort in memory of a popular Lockerbie resident has raised just under £14,000 for a terminal illness charity.

Meeting mix up

A CHANCE for rail users to meet train bosses at Lockerbie Station to vent their frustrations has been ‘cancelled’.

Shoe thieves strike again

THIEVES have made off with a haul of shoes from Lockerbie Lorry Park – the second such robbery in a month.

Syringe find sparks concerns

CONCERN has been expressed in Lockerbie after a used needle and syringe were found near a church.

Mandy’s mission to rehome hounds

A WOMAN who works to find homes for retired greyhounds has urged people to consider adopting them as a family pet in 2020.

Super salmon finally go on show

A LIBRARY in Lockerbie has welcomed two new ‘so-fish-ticated’ members thanks to a pair of anglers.

New group takes on loop

THE popular Lockerbie Loop cycle event has been taken over and will relaunch next year.

Factory brings jobs boost

A FACTORY which will manufacture an all natural blue colourant opened officially in Lockerbie this week — with promises a jobs boost is on the way.

Couple set up new youth charity group

A NEW youth group for children aged five to 17 has been launched by a Lockerbie husband and wife duo.

Marvellous Margaret, 90, takes to the skies

IS it a bird? Is it a plane? No . . . it’s 90-year-old Margaret Waugh soaring through the sky.

Have you got the ‘Bev Factor’?

CAN you sing better than Sinatra? Swing your hips better than Swayze? Then you just might have the ‘Bev Factor’!

Friends remember Eilidh

A YOUNG woman from Hightae who died in a tragic accident earlier this year will be honoured by both her best friends.

Council set to dump town MUGA

AN UNLOVED multi use games area (MUGA) in Lockerbie could be deemed surplus to council requirements next week.

Smile, you’re on camera

CALLS have been made for CCTV to protect a new £125k super park in Lockerbie.

The lodge is alive with the sound of music

BLINK and you’ll miss it but nestled away on the side of the B7076 is an ever growing haven for artists.

GPs sign up for Lockerbie

TWO new permanent GPs are set to take up posts at Lockerbie Medical Practice before the end of the year.

Student evacuated from path of hurricane

A STUDENT from Lockerbie was this week evacuated from his American university digs due to Hurricane Dorian.

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It’s show time!

THE stalls are set out, the animals are prepped and the tents are up – all ready to welcome visitors to today’s Dumfries and Lockerbie Agricultural Show.

Swiss village trials plastic roads

SWITZERLAND has become the latest country to embrace plastic roads technology made in Lockerbie.

Curlers take the gold

THE PEOPLE of Lockerbie have spoken . . . and they want to see curling AND squirrel themed roundabouts to greet motorists heading into the town.

Bittersweet

A FAMILY of four feel torn apart after just one member is granted the right to remain in Scotland.

 
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