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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.


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

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.

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