Monday, October 21, 2019
New Sparling Bridge Successfully Installed Over the Cree

New Sparling Bridge Successfully Installed Over the Cree

The people of Newton Stewart in Dumfries and Galloway welcomed the arrival of the new Sparling combined cycle/footbridge last week. On behalf of Dumfries and...
'Revolutionary’ revealed speaker Dumfries

‘Revolutionary’ revealed as speaker at Dumfries health and social care event

AN EDUCATOR and author described as ‘a leading revolutionary’ by the Financial Times will be the keynote speaker at a free event in Dumfries...
region’s flu vaccination programme expands

Battling The Flu – As Region’s Vaccination Programme Expands

A MAJOR push is underway to promote uptake of flu vaccinations in the region – with social care staff now included in the programme...
Police Scotland football policing

Police Scotland launches first ever survey of football policing

For the first time, Police Scotland is asking for views on how the national police force engages with Scottish football supporters, and the wider...
Wigtown Book Festival 2019 Success

Wigtown Book Festival 2019 Success as 30,000 Attend

It’s been another superb year for the Wigtown Book Festival with preliminary figures suggesting that audience numbers matched or slightly bettered the 29,000 achieved...
Simplify Wigtownshire Waste Collection

Council Make Changes to Simplify Wigtownshire Waste Collection

Dumfries and Galloway Council is making it simpler for residents of Wigtownshire to recycle their domestic waste. From the week of 28 October, residents will...
Tools Stolen Van Dumfries October

Police Issue Warning As Tools Stolen From Another Work Van Overnight

POLICE officers in Dumfries are investigating the theft of tools from a van in the town sometime overnight Sunday/Monday. The tools were stolen from...

KIRKCUDBRIGHT PUPILS HAVE THEIR SAY

The impressive Cochran Hall at Kirkcudbright Academy was recently the setting for the Rotary Club of Kirkcudbright’s annual Youth Speaks Competition.  An attentive audience...
MIDSTEEPLE QUARTER PHASE 2

Dumfries Midsteeple Quarter – Phase 2 Plans Go On Show

The Dumfries and Galloway community is invited to an exhibition and information event for the next phase of the Midsteeple Quarter project for Dumfries...
MAXWELLTOWN HIGH SCHOOL FIRE

Local Kids Blamed For Maxwelltown High School Fire

POLICE officers from Dumfries Community Policing Unit along with The Scottish Fire & Rescue Service were called out to attend to a small fire...