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Village road rage

COUNCIL officials and politicians are being challenged to drive a ‘dangerous’ stretch of rural road in Annandale — to see firsthand how bad it is.

A75 closed after three-vehicle collision

THERE has been a three-car collision on A75 at Mouswald Banks, near Collin, Dumfries.

Quick pothole fix launched

PIONEERING plastic roads company MacRebur has launched an industry first when it comes to repairing potholes.

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Military exercise in region

A MILITARY exercise will be taking place in Dumfries and Galloway later this month.

Landslip shuts Dumfries railway line

TRAINS between Dumfries and Kilmarnock could be cancelled for up to four weeks.

Snow warning

THE region is on amber alert for heavy snow later today and into tonight.

Road closed after one vehicle crash

A DUMFRIES road is closed following a one vehicle crash this morning.

Meeting mix up

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

Come to Lockerbie call

RAIL bosses are being urged to come to Lockerbie to listen to commuters’ concerns.

Bridge closed

THERE is travel disruption on the A7 after Longtown’s Esk Bridge was closed in both directions.

What a whopper

THIS pothole on a back road near Ecclefechan must be one of the biggest in the region.

Rail price hike fury

RAIL passengers from Lockerbie had more bad news this week after fares went up.

BREAKING NEWS: A75 blocked after crash

THE A75 between Mouswald and Carrutherstown is blocked following a road traffic collision this afternoon.

MP demands apology from train operator

‘UNACCEPTABLE’ delays and disruptions to rail services at Lockerbie have been flagged up to the UK Transport Secretary.

Bridge put back at historic spot

A ROAD near a popular visitor spot is set to reopen tomorrow after being closed for two months.

Morning train back on track

A BUSY mid morning train service between Lockerbie and Edinburgh is set to be reinstated next year, following a petition and public backlash.

Near miss with 125 mph train

A GROUP of rail workers “narrowly avoided” being struck by a train travelling at 125 mph near Kirtlebridge.

One dead, one hurt in m’way crashes

ONE man has died and another is in a critical condition in hospital following two crashes on the A74(M) this morning.

Second crash on A74(M)

THE A74(M) is still closed northbound after a second crash in the space of four hours.

Station upgrade plan revealed

LOCKERBIE railway station could be upgraded as part of plans for a new Stirling to London rail service.

M74 crash

A VEHICLE went on fire following a crash on the A74 (M) near Lockerbie on Wednesday afternoon.

M74 fuel spillage

HUNDREDS of litres of diesel were spilled on the A74 (M) near Lockerbie after a lorry was involved in collision on Monday afternoon.

MSP takes the wheel

DUMFRIESSHIRE MSP Oliver Mundell is in top gear after passing a course run by Dumfries and Galloway Advanced Motorists and Motorcyclists.

Driver crackdown

DRIVERS locally who risk the safety of themselves and other road users by using mobile phones, speeding or not wearing a seatbelt are to be the focus of a campaign this week.

Man hurt in B724 smash

AN Annan man is in a critical condition following a car crash near Clarencefield.

UPDATE: Man, 79, dies after A75 smash

AN elderly man has died following a crash on the A75 involving three vehicles.

A75 crash appeal

AN elderly man is in a critical condition in hospital at Dumfries following a crash on the A75.

Watch out for deer

WITH the clocks turning back this weekend, motorists across Dumfries and Galloway are being advised to look out for deer crossing local trunk roads.

Drug driving crackdown

MOTORISTS in Dumfries and Galloway now face the possibility of roadside drug tests as Scotland gets tougher on drug driving.

Dual A75 calls

THE A75 and the A77 must be fully dualled to boost business.

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