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TV show will highlight grisly Jigsaw Murders

A DOUBLE murder mystery connected to Moffat is to be made into a new TV drama.

VE Day message

by Rt. Hon. Alister Jack,
Secretary of State for Scotland,
Dumfries and Galloway MP

Is this William Wallace’s upper Annandale fort?

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have added to the story of a hidden fort in upper Annandale that is said to have been built by William Wallace.

Call for corona memories

A PROJECT has been launched in Moffat to document the coronavirus period.

Could you ‘dig it’?

AMATEUR archaeologists from the region have another chance to hone their skills after a history project secured two more years of funding.

Recording memories

FORMER patients and staff who lived or worked at the Crichton Royal Hospital are being encouraged to share their experiences for a new oral history project.

Back together

OLD friendships were reignited and memories shared at a reunion for former Lockerbie Academy classmates.

Photographers needed for graveyard project

AN initiative has been launched to capture a snapshot of the region’s history.

National memorial call for Holocaust heroine

POLITICIANS from across Scotland have joined forces to call for a national memorial to be built in honour of Holocaust heroine Jane Haining.

Ticket giveaway

FREE tickets are up for grabs to some of the most historic sites in Dumfries and Galloway.

The Great Air Race

A LOCAL link to The Great Air Race of 1919 has been unearthed 100 years on.

Historic bothy gets grant

THE owner of a unique historic building near Canonbie has been awarded more than £14,000 to help with its restoration and upkeep.

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Share your charity memories

THE Scottish SPCA is urging people in Dumfries and Galloway to share their stories, photos and memories of the charity as it prepares to celebrate its 180th birthday.

There’s a new Burns in town

HUNDREDS of years after his death, Robert Burns continues to inspire authors everywhere.

D-Day remembered

WREATH laying ceremonies took place yesterday in Annan, Moffat, Castle Douglas and Dumfries.
Officials, veterans and members of the public got together to remember the sacrifices on the beaches of Normandy 75 years ago today.

Where is it?

WHERE IS IT . . ? Moffat Museum has been reviewing its collections of pictures and needs your help to identify this building. It is an imposing structure, the image dating from some time in the 19th century and it is titled “North West View” . . . but of where?
If you think you can help, please e-mail the museum at secretary@moffatmuseum.co.uk, or just pop in and talk with one of the volunteers.

Do you remember Dr Kissling?

MEMORIES are being sought of a well known photographer who lived locally.

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Italy trip for veterans

VETERANS from World War II, who fought in the Italian campaign, are being invited by the travel arm of the Royal British Legion to take part in special 75th anniversary journeys of remembrance.

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Search for region’s D-Day veterans

COMMUNITIES, families and friends are being asked to help spread the message to D Day veterans who may be eligible for a trip to this year’s 75th anniversary commemorations.

Queen Mary in D&G

A NEW film opens in cinemas later this month based on the life of Mary Queen of Scots.

Time to reflect

A CANDLE of remembrance ceremony has taken place place at Lockerbie’s Ukrainian POW Chapel to remember a little known genocidal act.

WW1 pilgrimage

FOUR members of the Royal British Legion Scotland have returned home to Annandale after a landmark tour of remembrance to First World War battlefields and cemeteries in France and Belgium.

 
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