National Exam Pass Rate Improves for 2020 Results Day

With exams cancelled for the first time ever due to Coronavirus, young people are receiving qualifications based on a combination of teacher judgment and...
2 New Rapid Coronavirus tests set to Roll Out Ahead of Winter

2 New Rapid Coronavirus Tests Set To Roll Out Ahead Of Winter

Millions of new rapid coronavirus tests will be rolled out across NHS hospitals, care homes and labs from next week.Both tests will be...

Care Home Visiting During Covid

VISITING has started to resume at care homes in the region – but with significant restrictions due to the ongoing dangers posed by COVID-19. Measures...

Police Appeal For Witnesses Following Death of Man in River Nith, Dumfries

POLICE Officers in Dumfries and Galloway are appealing for information after a man died in the River Nith.The incident happened around 7.05pm on Friday,...
Extension of self-isolation to ten days (Covid-19)

Extension Of Self Isolation To Ten Days (Covid-19)

ANYONE in Scotland diagnosed with COVID-19 or experiencing symptoms will now have to self-isolate for ten days – an increase from seven.The announcement has...
Scottish Phase 3 continues with further indicative re-opening dates

Scottish Phase 3 Continues With Further Indicative Reopening Dates

Children will return to schools full-time from August 11, with quick access to testing for all those who are symptomatic, and a targeted, enhanced...

Quarantine Rules Imposed On Travellers From Luxembourg

Passengers from Luxembourg will be required to quarantine for 14 days on arrival in Scotland due to an increased number of cases of coronavirus...

Schools Set To Re-open Full Time Next Month

Schools across Scotland will re-open full-time from 11 August, following scientific evidence and advice that it is safe to do so.New guidance, developed with...
WALKER WITH INJURED ANKLE RESCUED OFF KNOCKENDOCH

Walker With Injured Ankle Rescued Off Knockendoch

At 1.30pm  this afternoon, Wednesday 29 July 2020 Dumfries and Galloway Police Division requested the assistance of Moffat Mountain Rescue Team to rescue a...

Skin Creams Dried On Fabric Can Lead To Fire Deaths

A new campaign to raise awareness of the fire risk and the precautions that need to be taken by users of skin creams has...

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