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South Scotland MSP Colin Smyth has accused the Scottish Government of being in denial over the challenges facing the NHS in Dumfries and Galloway, after the latest Accident and Emergency Waiting times showed that the local NHS failed to hit the Government’s target for the twelve  week in a row. According to the latest figures […]

Bunbury Banter and Dumfries Theatre Royal are gearing up for Freckle, the third groundbreaking Play, Poet & Pastry event A Perthshire playwright and Dumfries poet are joining forces for a groundbreaking performing arts initiative at Scotland’s oldest working theatre. Giles Conisbee, from Pitlochry, and police officer turned poet JoAnne McKay have been selected for the […]

British Airways are encouraging Brits not to become a nation of holiday commitment-phobes and ensure they are taking enough time away from the office. However, new research from the airline found that shockingly, more than half of the population (52%) have left over holiday allowance – the majority of which (64%) have ended up losing […]

Stephen Dobbie scooped the Ladbrokes Championship Player of the Month award for December. Stephen scored 20 goals for Queen of the South FC, taking his overall total for the club to 101. He was presented with his award ahead of training this morning. Stig Nordkil caught up with the club’s Manager, Gary Naysmith, earlier this […]

A CHANCE to learn how to take better care of yourself and get the most out of life is being offered in Dumfries from next Wednesday. Nithsdale Health Improvement Team are preparing to launch a new free, run of the Mindfulness Course, which is an interactive approach helping to change the way we think about […]

The Vitesse Agency are proud to present the return of one of their theatre tours REVIVE – THE ULTIMATE MICHAEL JACKSON TRIBUTE. A show which will journey through the music of MICHAEL JACKSON starring UK MJ Tribute JAY STYLES & his amazing live band consisting of some of the UK’s top musicians.   JAY STYLES […]

The Vitesse Agency are proud to present one of their new theatre tours PRESLEY – THE ULTIMATE ELVIS TRIBUTE. A show which will journey through the music of Elvis starring UK Elvis Tribute Paul Molloy & his amazing live band consisting of some of the UK’s top musicians. Being a fan of Elvis and his […]

WEEKLY sessions helping to support healthy lifestyle choices are being launched in Upper Nithsdale for the first time. Free guidance and support will show how even small changes to routine can result in someone feeling fitter and better, and potentially reduce their risks of developing illnesses such as cancer and Type 2 diabetes. The Health […]

Crime writers deal with dark deeds and thoughts – but that doesn’t mean they don’t have a laugh. In January, theatre goers in Dumfries have the chance to see seven of Scotland’s best put the ho-ho-ho into ho-ho-homicide. And the audience will take part. First up in this melange of mirth and murder is Four […]

Listen again to the special New Year Sunday at Seven on 7th January 2018, with Mark Hutton, featuring special guest, Rev Alistair Purss. Alistair is Senior Pastor of Dumfries Baptist Church, and tells the story of his own life and calling, followed by the history of Dumfries Baptist Church through the decades, leading up to […]

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