Author: Kevin Rennie

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Galloway Country Fair, one of the Scottish rural calendar’s biggest events, returns to the beautiful Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate on 22 and 23 August 2015. Sponsored by Border Cars, the Fair – which last year attracted around 18,000 people from across the country – promises to be more exciting than ever with more than […]

Dumfriesshire MSP Elaine Murray has offered her congratulations to Dumfries & Galloway Council following the announcement by Keep Scotland Beautiful, the charity for Scotland’s environment, that the Dock Park in Dumfries has been presented with a prestigious Green Flag Award this year in recognition of its high standards and quality outdoor space. The Green Flag […]

Stakeholders are being invited by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA), to provide feedback on a revised enforcement policy and guidance on the use of SEPA’s new enforcement tools. The consultation forms the next stage of public engagement on additional enforcement powers granted to SEPA under the Regulatory Reform (Scotland) Act 2014. These powers will […]

Dumfries and Galloway Council is continuing to meet a need identified through a local community survey by organising computing courses for adult learners in Langholm. Learners have been meeting weekly at Langholm Academy to learn how to send emails, create posters, use the internet and undertake tasks within Microsoft Word and much more. The course […]

Alive 107.3 is the home of local music in Dumfries, and tomorrow night is no exception as we bring you (in association with Dumfries Small Town Sounds and Kings Coffee and Books on Queensberry Street) yet another of our region’s local artists, Dave Bass and Andy McMillan. Tune in live from 7PM as Lee Medd […]

Great Britain Under-20s head coach Tom Watkins says the weekend’s camp in Dumfries was a “great start to the squad’s selection process”. A total of 30 players attended the camp at the Dumfries Ice Bowl as they bid to make the final squad for the World Championship in France in December. GB will play in […]

Come and enjoy a fun-filled afternoon in Dock Park on Sunday 26 July from 12noon to 2pm with various activities on offer for children to enjoy. The event is being organised by Dumfries and Galloway Council and has a Pirates and Princesses theme to give children the opportunity to create their own pirate/princess hats and […]

Education Scotland published its report on the quality of Education Services in Dumfries and Galloway yesterday (21 July 2015). Although Audit Scotland gave the green light to the service earlier this year, noting significant improvements over the last 10 years, the last inspection of the Authority as a whole was in 2009. Dr Laura Ann Currie, […]

Two men, aged 53 years and 32 years from the Manchester area are due to appear at Dumfries Sheriff Court on Wednesday 22 July 2015 after a car was stopped on the northbound carriageway of the M74 road near to Ecclefechan on Tuesday 21 July 2015. A search of the vehicle recovered cannabis with a […]

Police Scotland officers are investigating a vandalism in the woods next to the bowling club on Annan Road, Lochmaben.  Sometime overnight Monday 20/Tuesday 21 July 2015 a picnic bench and a signpost were set on fire.  The damaged property belongs to the Castle Loch Lochmaben Community Trust and the cost of the damage is estimated […]

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