Saturday, November 16, 2019
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...
ScotRail has teamed up with InterpreterNow to introduce a new British Sign Language (BSL) app to Scotland’s Railway, a first for the UK rail industry. InterpreterNow is a service that delivers immediate access to online interpreting for deaf BSL users, enabling deaf and hearing people to communicate with each-other. The service...
Transport Secretary’s refusal drive A75
Galloway and West Dumfries MSP Finlay Carson has expressed his disappointment that Scottish Transport Secretary Michael Matheson has again turned down an invitation to drive the A75.   The local MSP, who is currently running a petition urging for investment in the region’s trunk roads had invited Mr Matheson to travel...
HARPER SEEKS URGENT MEETING WITH TRANSPORT SECRETARY
Emma Harper has written to Michael Matheson, the Scottish Government's Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity, requesting an urgent meeting to discuss transport infrastructure in the South West.   The South Scotland MSP will press for a timeline for the beginning of construction of the Maybole Bypass and for the findings of...
North West 200
The annual ‘North West 200’ motorcycle road race will take place in Coleraine, Northern Ireland, on Saturday 18 May 2019 and police are appealing for drivers in the region to take extra care on the roads as around 3500 motorcycles are expected to travel through Dumfries and Galloway to...
Kirkcudbright Bridge works october 2019
Dumfries and Galloway Council will begin to restrict traffic later this week on Kirkcudbright bridge following the failure of the Vehicle Detection System and due to the weak nature of the bridge. The £20,000 project to update and upgrade the Vehicle Detection System was agreed by members of the...
The Rural Economy and Connectivity Committee is looking for views from a wide range of road users on the effectiveness of the current approach to road maintenance in Scotland and whether current funding levels are sufficient. Scotland’s road network consists of almost 56,000km of roads, as well as footways, bridges,...
FLOOD WARNING ISSUED WHITESANDS DUMFRIES 31/08/19
Peak tides at the Whitesands in Dumfries are expected to encroach on the riverside carpark during weekend. However, this will only occur during the time around the peaks and water levels will subside quickly soon after the peaks around midday and midnight on Friday and around 1PM on Saturday....
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...
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...