Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Triple Tax Bombshell

Region Could be Hit with ‘Triple Tax Bombshell’

Galloway and West Dumfries MSP Finlay Carson has warned that the region could set to be hit with a ‘triple tax bombshell’.   The local MSP...
parking tax bombshell

MP slams drive-to-work parking tax bombshell

A TAX on workers in Scotland who drive to work and park has been slammed as 'totally ill-thought-out' by Dumfries and Galloway MP Alister...
A75 SCRAPPING LORRY DRIVERS INCIDENT

Police Launch Witness Appeal Into A75 Scrapping Lorry Drivers Incident

POLICE at Castle Douglas are appealing for witnesses following a fight on the A75 near the Ram hill at Castle Douglas. The incident occurred...
Bereavement Room

New Bereavement Room for Families Mourning Loss of Baby Opened at DGRI

SUPPORT is available to families across the region who face the devastation of the death of their baby. A bereavement room has been set up...
Welfare Reform

D&G Council Continues to Manage Impact of Welfare Reform

DUMFRIES and Galloway Councillors at the Communities committee last week (31 January) received an update highlighting the impact that welfare reform is starting to...
LIFE SAVING TRAINING SECONDARY SCHOOLS

Plans To Roll Out Life Saving Training Across Secondary Schools

South Scotland Labour MSP Colin Smyth has welcomed a move by Dumfries and Galloway Council which will see Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training for school...
Young people Scottish Parliament

Young people in Dumfries and Galloway urged to set out their future hopes for...

Young people in Dumfries and Galloway are being asked to send a letter to the Scottish Parliament setting out their hopes and aspirations for...
Women Cancer

Women and Cancer in Focus at First Dumfries and Galloway Afternoon Gathering

A BUZZ of enthusiasm accompanied the first Women and Cancer Afternoon Tea event in Wigtownshire at the end of last month. More than 30 guests...
Outpatient Services

NHS Bring Outpatient Services Together at Old DGRI Building

Dumfries and Galloway NHS Clinical Services currently provided from Crichton Hall will move to Mountainhall Treatment Centre (formerly DGRI) on the weekend of the...
Police Plea Report Crime

POLICE ISSUE A PLEA FOR PEOPLE TO ‘REPORT IT’ IF IT FEELS NOT QUITE...

"If something looks out of place, seems a bit unusual or just gives you the feeling that something’s not quite right, then call it...