Young Lockerbie author launches fourth novel

Young Lockerbie Author Launches Fourth Novel

Amy H Ritchie(20) already has three published novels under her belt, and her fourth novel has just gone live on Amazon. A former pupil...

Meet Gracie! The Galloway Dairy Cow Whose Story Captured The Imagination Of Millions…

Meet Gracie! The cow whose story captured the imagination of millions...Gracie’s life follows the peaceful rhythms of the dairy farm until one day she...

Wigtownshire Writer Jayne Baldwin’s New Book Revisits The 1850 Steamboat Disaster At Portpatrick

The Wrecking of the Orion 170th AnniversaryFamilies boarding the paddle steamer The Orion at Liverpool in June 1850 had every reason to believe they...
Coronavirus is the 2020 Oxford Children’s Word of the Year

Coronavirus is the 2020 Oxford Children’s Word of the Year

BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show and Chris Evans’ 500 Words competition reveals that 'coronavirus' is the 2020 Oxford Children’s Word Of The Year.The...

Wigtown Book Festival Commission Saltmarsh Book By Award-winning Nature Writer

Wigtown Book Festival has commissioned a new book celebrating the salt marshes that have shaped the history of Scotland’s National Book Town.The Saltmarsh Library, a work of creative nonfiction to...
Resilient’ Wigtown Book Festival to go online

Resilient’ Wigtown Book Festival To Go Online

The next Wigtown Book Festival will take place online, organisers announced today.Maintaining its pre-announced dates (25 Sept - 4 Oct), the 2020 festival will...
Consultation Launched on Community Buyout of Wigtown Festival Company High Street HQ

Consultation Launched on Community Buyout of Wigtown Festival Company High Street HQ

A consultation is being launched on whether a bid should be made to take the building used as the Wigtown Festival Company HQ into...
#WigtownWednesdays Bring the Spirit of the Book Festival into Your Home

#WigtownWednesdays Bring the Spirit of the Book Festival Into Your Home

The Wigtown Book Festival has launched #WigtownWednesdays as part of a series of online initiatives to allow the public to enjoy excellent writing and meet...
2020 Edinburgh International Book Festival Cancelled (COVID-19)

2020 Edinburgh International Book Festival Cancelled (COVID-19)

Nick Barley, Director of the Edinburgh International Book Festival made a staement today announcing that the 2020 event will not go ahead due to...
Writing Competition Lets Imaginations Roam While Children Are Stuck At Home

Writing Competition Lets Imaginations Roam While Children Are Stuck At Home

With weeks of lockdown stretching ahead it’s the ideal time for young people to exercise their imaginations by entering Dumfries and Galloway’s own children’s...

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Carlisle Gets Set To Re-Open on Saturday

From Saturday 4 July pubs, bars and restaurants will be able to reopen in Carlise, providing they adhere to COVID Secure guidelines.A Spokesperson for...