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Nursery Closed After Child Dies

Nursery Closed After Child Dies

A nursery has been temporarily closed while the death of a child is investigated.

Smith Commission Proposals Welcomed

Smith Commission Proposals Welcomed

Civic institutions, unions and business organisations have welcomed many of the recommendations for further devolution to the Scot…

Holiday Parks 'Worth £700 Million A Year'

Holiday Parks 'Worth £700 Million A Year'

Holiday parks are worth more than £700 million to the Scottish economy, according to new research.

Man Drives Car Dangerously Close To Kids On Pavement

Man Drives Car Dangerously Close To Kids On Pavement

A group of 7 pupils from St Josephs College were walking on the pavement outside Spar on Rosevale Street at around 25 to 2 yesterd…

Scotland Set For Income Tax Powers

Scotland Set For Income Tax Powers

Holyrood is to be handed new responsibilities over income tax and welfare as part of a deal on devolution drawn up in the aftermat…

Ex Rangers Owner 'Held In Mexico'

Ex Rangers Owner 'Held In Mexico'

Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte has been arrested in Mexico, it has been reported.

Scotland 'To Gain Control Over Tax'

Scotland 'To Gain Control Over Tax'

Plans to hand Holyrood control over income tax are expected to be included in proposals for devolution to be announced today.

Cuts Threaten D&G Vital Asset

Cuts Threaten D&G Vital Asset

The college has been branded vital to the region by local MSP's after a visit this week.

Drug Mule's Father In Video Warning

Drug Mule's Father In Video Warning

The father of convicted drug smuggler Melissa Reid has spoken of the devastating effect her crime has had on his family, in a new …

Nicola Sturgeon Announces Legislation For "All Of Scotland"

Nicola Sturgeon Announces Legislation For "All Of Scotland"

The new First Minister has announced 12 new bills that will be brought to Holyrood over the next year.

Sentence Cut For Lockerbie Vigilante

Sentence Cut For Lockerbie Vigilante

21 year-old Dean Melnyk was originally serving life behind bars alongside Andrew Brown for murdering Kevin Mackay in Lockerbie bac…

Police Investigate Crash Which Killed Dumfries Man

Police Investigate Crash Which Killed Dumfries Man

Four people in the car were taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary after the accident around 3.30pm yesterday but the 67 y…

Inquiry Into Cyclist Death In Dumfries

Inquiry Into Cyclist Death In Dumfries

Sheila Hyslop from the town died in hospital 5 days after she fell off her bike in April.

Man Attacked Outside Dumfries Pub

Man Attacked Outside Dumfries Pub

The 34 year-old was assaulted outside the Worlds End pub in Whitesands at around 6.48pm and was taken to hospital with a broken ch…

Consultation On Plans For Nuclear Dump At Chapelcross

Consultation On Plans For Nuclear Dump At Chapelcross

The Ministry of Defence is launching consultations in order to get the views of the communities in the surrounding areas of Chapel…

Kirkcudbright Man On Sex Offenders Register

Kirkcudbright Man On Sex Offenders Register

Andrew McQuarrie had his computer searched by officers and admitted the offence which happened between December 2012 and January t…

Man Dies In Crash Near Annan

Man Dies In Crash Near Annan

Emergency services were called to the scene about a mile from Annan around 3:30pm

Findlay Unveils Work Rights Charter

Findlay Unveils Work Rights Charter

Neil Findlay has launched a charter for greater rights in the workplace as part of his campaign for the Scottish Labour leadership…

Sturgeon To Set Out Plan For Government

Sturgeon To Set Out Plan For Government

Nicola Sturgeon has vowed to put people at the centre of her plans for the next year of government.

Woman Jailed For Glassing Man In Dumfries Pub

Woman Jailed For Glassing Man In Dumfries Pub

55 year-old Robert Brack spent a night in hospital after Lisa Watson from Lochmaben attacked him at the Hall I' the Wa' inn in Dum…

Police Crime Clear Up Rate Below Average in 13 Council Areas

Police Crime Clear Up Rate Below Average in 13 Council Areas

East Renfrewshire is the worst in the country with Inverclyde the best in Glasgow and the west

Drop in the Number of Teenagers Smoking

Drop in the Number of Teenagers Smoking

Survey's found two thirds of 15 year olds haven't had a cigarette

Road Accident Closes A75 Near Annan

Road Accident Closes A75 Near Annan

A road accident has closed the A75 one mile from the Dumfries side of Annan. Emergency services at the scene.

Food Allergy Workshops For Dumfries & Galloway

Food Allergy Workshops For Dumfries & Galloway

Workshops will be held to help people understand the new food allergy rules coming into place next month.

Budget Cuts For Pupils Needing Extra Support At School

Budget Cuts For Pupils Needing Extra Support At School

Dumfries and Galloway Council are set to make cuts of more than £2 million from the budget for extra support for pupils.

NHS Complaints Increase By 23%

NHS Complaints Increase By 23%

The number of complaints received by the NHS in Scotland has risen by almost a quarter in a year, official figures show.

Further Rise In Bed-Blocking Levels

Further Rise In Bed-Blocking Levels

The number of patients having to wait longer than the target time to be discharged from hospital has risen again, new figures show…

Recorded Crime Falls To 40-Year Low

Recorded Crime Falls To 40-Year Low

Crime in Scotland fell to the lowest level since 1974 in the first year of the single police force but sexual offences rose 12%, o…

Clare's Law Pilot Scheme Launched

Clare's Law Pilot Scheme Launched

A pilot scheme allowing people to find out whether their partner has a history of domestic violence is being launched in Ayrshire …

Murphy In 'Income Tax Powers' Call

Murphy In 'Income Tax Powers' Call

Scottish Labour leadership candidate Jim Murphy will call on the party to agree to the full devolution of income tax in a speech t…

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