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Dumfries Shopmobility Service To Close

Dumfries Shopmobility Service To Close

The sercvice provided mobility scooters to the elderly and disabled in Dumfries for 20 years but will close on October 31 2014 due…

Competition Calls For Dumfries & Galloway Photographers

Competition Calls For Dumfries & Galloway Photographers

The Scottish Landscape Photography Awards is looking for entries for this years competition.

Investigation Into Unexplained Death Of Polish Man In Gretna

Investigation Into Unexplained Death Of Polish Man In Gretna

Police are investigating the death of Sebastian Masiewicz who was found unconscious at a house in Loanwath Road, Gretna.

Hit And Run Crash In Dumfries

Hit And Run Crash In Dumfries

A vehicle hit the barriers of the Shakespeare Street Car Park in Dumfries causing £3,500 worth of damage. Police are appealing fo…

Man Going Into Houses Uninvited

Man Going Into Houses Uninvited

The man, thought to be around 25 and about 5'10 with short fair hair, hasn't stolen anything.

Get Your Organisation In Dumfries And Galloway Online

Get Your Organisation In Dumfries And Galloway Online

DigiScotFest is coming to Dumfries and Galloway to help companies and charities expand online.

Dumfries Town Band Awarded £20,000

Dumfries Town Band Awarded £20,000

The brass band has been given £20,000 in funding from the Hollywood Trust.

Join NHS Dumfries And Galloway's Non-Executive Board

Join NHS Dumfries And Galloway's Non-Executive Board

NHS Dumfries and Galloway are recruiting non-executive board members who can commit to 8 hours per week to tackle some of the heal…

New Sport Scientist For Queen Of The South

New Sport Scientist For Queen Of The South

Liam Jukes has been appointed to the position after working with Cowdenbeath Football Club.

Action Needed To Tackle Under-Age Drinking

Action Needed To Tackle Under-Age Drinking

The figures were obtained by the Scottish Liberal Democrats through freedom of information legislation.

Hit And Run In Locharbriggs

Hit And Run In Locharbriggs

A black motorbike struck a grey coloured Audi on the A701 Edinburgh Road but failed to stop.

Charge For Carrier Bags Comes Into Force

Charge For Carrier Bags Comes Into Force

The charge applies to all shops, and follows similar schemes introduced in Wales and Northern Ireland.

Cause Of M74 Fatal Crash Unclear

Cause Of M74 Fatal Crash Unclear

66-year David Reilly from Livingston died in April last year after his pickup truck towing a caravan struck the central reservatio…

£10M Loan For Prestwick Airport

£10M Loan For Prestwick Airport

The Scottish Government is to provide an additional £10 million to a struggling airport that it bought last year for £1.

Man Arrested Following Attempted Murder In Ayrshire

Man Arrested Following Attempted Murder In Ayrshire

A man's been arrested in connection with an attempted murder in Ayrshire.

Weapon confiscations in Scottish prisons soar

Weapon confiscations in Scottish prisons soar

New figures show the number of weapons confiscated in Scottish prisons has almost doubled in the space of a year.

Volunteer At Ice Hockey World Championships

Volunteer At Ice Hockey World Championships

A major sporting event coming to Dumfries in March next year is looking for volunteers.The International Ice Hockey Federation Wor…

Artists Take Over Dumfries Car Park

Artists Take Over Dumfries Car Park

A car park in Dumfries will be transformed into an arts hub this weekend complete with a full size cinema and a film studio.

Radioactive Waste Could Be Dumped At Chapelcross

Radioactive Waste Could Be Dumped At Chapelcross

Westminster are considering Chapelcross near Annan along with four other sites to dispose of radioactive waste from nuclear submar…

NHS Dumfries And Galloway Are Prepared For Ebola

NHS Dumfries And Galloway Are Prepared For Ebola

The NHS in Dumfries and Galloway are on stand-by for any cases of the deadly Ebola virus.

Scottish Carers Struggle To Strike Balance

Scottish Carers Struggle To Strike Balance

New figures reveal 4 in 10 men in particular are working 40 hours a week as well as carrying out their caring responsibilities.

British Heart Foundation's Campaign To Save 5,000 Lives

British Heart Foundation's Campaign To Save 5,000 Lives

The 'Nation Of Lifesavers project' aims to reduce the number of people dying from a heart attack by training more people CPR.

Youth Unemployment In Dumfries And Galloway Too High

Youth Unemployment In Dumfries And Galloway Too High

The number of unemployed young people in Dumfries and Galloway is still too high according to MSP Elaine Murray,

Son Vows To Fight For Answers Into Mum's Death In Crete

Son Vows To Fight For Answers Into Mum's Death In Crete

53-year old Jean Hanlon's body was discovered in the sea in Crete in 2009 days after she'd gone missing.

Trial Set For Hit and Run Accused

Trial Set For Hit and Run Accused

A 36-year-old man has been accused in court of deliberately driving his car at another man and hitting him near Annan.

Scotland's Child Poverty Problem

Scotland's Child Poverty Problem

New figures released from Save The Children estimate figures will continue to be an increase.

Woman Found Guilty Of Stab Attack

Woman Found Guilty Of Stab Attack

Sheila Waugh attacked Stewart Gilmour at the property in Annan, Dumfries-shire in February last year.

Knife Pair Avoid Jail

Knife Pair Avoid Jail

The drunken pair had been at a party before the incident in Fullarton Street in May, Kilmarnock Sheriff Court heard.

Olympic Gold Medalist Inspires Dumfries And Stranraer Students

Olympic Gold Medalist Inspires Dumfries And Stranraer Students

Local Olympic Gold Medalist David Murdoch attended Dumfries and Galloway College's Annual Awards Ceremony offering students and th…

Remember Who To Call In Emergencies

Remember Who To Call In Emergencies

Research reveals 1 in 5 people from the region don't know their own phone number.

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