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One Fifth Of Drivers Over 50 Not Fit To Be On Road

One Fifth Of Drivers Over 50 Not Fit To Be On Road

A new report from insurance provider RIAS reveals costs from road accidents involving over 70s is higher than any other age group.

Vision For Prestwick Airport Published

Vision For Prestwick Airport Published

THE DOCUMENT setting out a long-term strategic vision for Glasgow Prestwick Airport has been published today.

Dangerous Dog Investigations Double In Dumfries & Galloway

Dangerous Dog Investigations Double In Dumfries & Galloway

Government figures reveal the number of dog owners being investigated after complaints about dangerous dogs has more than doubled …

Dumfries Shop Mobility Service To Resume In November

Dumfries Shop Mobility Service To Resume In November

The service which provides mobility scooters in the town willbegin in November after the service which closed down today was axed …

Ghost Expert Takes Us Along UK's Most Haunted Road

Ghost Expert Takes Us Along UK's Most Haunted Road

The Kinmont straight is said to have had more reports of supernatural activity than any other in the UK.

Dumfries And Galloway To Benefit From £84m Housing Investment

Dumfries And Galloway To Benefit From £84m Housing Investment

The Holm Avenue development in the Troqueer area of Dumfries is set to receive over £1m from the fund.

Around Britain On A Mobility Scooter

Around Britain On A Mobility Scooter

A man will arrive in Stranraer on Thursday 30 October as part of his journey around the coast of Britain on a mobility scooter.

Dumfries & Galloway Council Tackle Poverty

Dumfries & Galloway Council Tackle Poverty

More needs to be done to tackle the underlying reasons of poverty leaving nearly half of homes in Dumfries and Galloway unable to …

Councillor Calls For End To Fuel Poverty

Councillor Calls For End To Fuel Poverty

Councillor Willie Scobie says too many homes in Dumfries and Galloway are left damp over the Winter.

Award Winner Face Sexual Assault Charges

Award Winner Face Sexual Assault Charges

Robert McAleese who runs Little Italy in the town denies six charges of sexual assault and making Inappropriate remarks to waitres…

Armed Robber Apologises For Crime

Armed Robber Apologises For Crime

Andrew Whiteford admitted to the armed raid at Nith Valley Co-op in August.

Footballer Avoids Jail For Assault

Footballer Avoids Jail For Assault

Ryan McGuffie punched his victim Graham McNeish to the ground and fractured his collar bone.

Police Hunt Off-Road Biker

Police Hunt Off-Road Biker

The mother and her 3 kids all under the age of 6 were walking along a path at around 3pm yesterday when the bike confronted them o…

Women Into Business Event In Dumfries

Women Into Business Event In Dumfries

Women are set to receive advice and support about how to start their own business at an event in Dumfries.

Police Hunt For Pair Who Threw Fireworks From Car

Police Hunt For Pair Who Threw Fireworks From Car

The vehicle from which fireworks were thrown was seen on a number of streets in Brydekirk and the North Street area of Annan at ar…

Lorries Attacked At Gretna And Lockerbie Services

Lorries Attacked At Gretna And Lockerbie Services

Police are investigating the incident which happened at around 11pm on Thursday where 17 lorries had their sides slashed open.

Mountain Rescue Team Mission

Mountain Rescue Team Mission

Teams from Moffat and Galloway are joing up with Police Scotland for a weekend long mountain rescue exercise.

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.

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