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COASTAL AREAS WARNED Wind
The Met office has issued a Yellow Warning (Be aware) that there will be strong northwesterly winds expected across Dumfries and Galloway during Tuesday night and Wednesday with possible transport disruption. A spell of strong northwesterly winds is expected to develop across southwest Scotland late on Tuesday evening then extend...
A75 Drumflower Planting End Resurfacing Works
As part of Transport Scotland’s strategic trunk road management programme, Scotland TranServ will  resurface 2km of the A75 from Drumflower to Planting End, between Dunragit and Castle Kennedy, there will be a convoy traffic management system in place during the works starting this weekend Saturday the 22nd of June.  In...
EVENING CLOSURES A75 - GRETNA
Scotland TranServ, on behalf of Transport Scotland will be carrying out essential lighting repairs on the A75 Gretna Bypass over 3 nights this week, Starting on Tuesday the 9th of April. Diversions will be put in place due to a number of lane and slip road closures.  In order to...
The Met Office have issued a yellow warning of further heavy rain possible, perhaps leading to travel disruption and flooding in a few places for Sunday the 11th of August, across parts of Dumfries and Galloway. What to expect There is a small chance that homes and businesses could be...
Police Scotland have named the man who was killed in the fatal road traffic collision on the A74(M) near to Ecclefechan on Wednesday 1 May 2019 as 22 year old Craig McLaren a serving soldier from Eastriggs, near Annan. The 22 year old was driving a Ford Fiesta,  three tennage...
New Drug Driving Laws Scotland
Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has welcomed Police Scotland’s preparations for the introduction of new drug driving laws on 21 October. Police will carry out testing using ‘mouth swabs for any motorist they suspect of drug driving or who has been involved in an accident or stopped for a traffic offence....
A deep area of low-pressure, which will cross to the north of the UK late on Tuesday into Wednesday, has been named Storm Gareth. The storm, named by Met Eireann, will bring strong winds to many areas, especially parts of Northern Ireland, northern England, Wales and Scotland. The Met Office have...
National Highways & Transport Survey
Residents of Dumfries and Galloway are being asked for their views on our local roads and transport services – from the condition of roads and footpaths to the quality of cycling facilities and public transport. Answers will be compared with the views of other members of the public across England...
ROBERTSON GEMINI
CASTLE Douglas based Robertson Gemini Ltd continues to invest in the latest technology to keep up to date with all your vehicle requirements. The team at Robertson Gemini have now purchased the new interface for the latest Jaguar/Land Rover vehicles. Only available in Dumfries & Galloway at Robertson Gemini...
WARNING - ROAD CLOSURE - Glasgow Road
Dumfries and Galloway Council step up resurfacing repairs on Glasgow Road, Dumfries: Galloway Street to Sunderries Avenue this week due to forecast weather conditions.   A Council spokesperson stated "As a result of the severe weather over the weekend, the forecast for this week, and the need to complete the works...