DISRUPTION’S EXPECTED AS STATE OF THE ART ‘DIGITAL HOSPITAL’ CABLE INSTALLED

 Construction has began for preparation of  the laying of a seven-mile long fibre optic cable around the town of Dumfries which my lead to...
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Finlay Carson MSP Calls for Urgent Action on A75

Galloway and West Dumfries MSP Finlay Carson today  pushed for urgent action on ‘long overdue’ improvements to the A75. Attending the Scottish Parliament Public Petitions...

Growing Our Young Workforce – Let’s Get it Right for Our Children!

As parents, you are probably the biggest influence on the future plans our young people in Dumfries and Galloway but how much do you...

Funding Boost for Low Carbon Transport Plans

Almost 40 projects benefit from support to develop ERDF applications Bidders hoping to share a £8 million European Regional Development fund (ERDF) have been...

WIDE RANGE OF TOPICS ENJOYED AT KIRKCUDBRIGHT ‘YOUTH SPEAKS’

The 2015/16 Youth Speaks Competition sponsored by the Rotary Club of Kirkcudbright took place recently within Kirkcudbright Academy.  Twelve pupils from the school participated with...

Big Burns Supper Launch New Neighbourhood Festival

Big Burns Supper have launched a new project enabling eight new community producers The new 10-day format festival in Dumfries, running between the 20th –...

ARKLESS ACHIEVES POSITIVE OUTCOME FOR NEGLECTED SITE

Pressure applied by local MP Richard Arkless has resulted in the erection of new hording’s on the corner of Belmont Road and Lewis Street...

Death Café Brings Conversations About End of Life Issues to Castle Douglas

    Academics from the University of Glasgow have teamed up with Age Scotland to hold an evening of conversation about death and dying in a...

MOUSWALD PRIMARY SCHOOL SET FOR CLOSURE

A rural primary school in Dumfries and Galloway which currently has just two pupils is likely to close in July 2016. Mouswald Primary School, is...

CARSON MEETS WITH UK GOVERNMENT TO DISCUSS BREXIT

  Galloway and West Dumfries MSP Finlay Carson has held “positive and constructive” talks at Westminster with key UK Government ministers over the future of...

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FIRE AND RESCUE BATTLE FLOOD WATER AT SANQUHAR

FIRE AND RESCUE BATTLE FLOOD WATER AT SANQUHAR

Fire and Rescue teams from Sanquhar and New Cumnock battled for several hours to save houses at West Loch, Sanquhar, last night Wednesday the...