Author: Kevin Rennie

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With the Wickerman Festival fast approaching excitement is building for what is certain to be another terrific event at Dundrennan. Police Scotland is calling on all revellers to have fun, but to keep themselves safe. The festival is a highlight for the thousands that flock to The Wickerman, and also for the scores of people […]

A crew of fundraisers from Portling in Dumfries & Galloway handed over a cheque for £1,000 to the Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust this week in support of the Appeal to create a National Centre for Children’s Literature and torytelling at Moat Brae – the Birthplace of Peter Pan. The funds were raised at a […]

Dumfries and Galloway Council is delighted to launch a new initiative ‘Every Child a Member’ which directly offers every child in the region a library membership when a parent registers the birth of a new baby. ‘Every Child a Member’ is a national initiative led by the Scottish Library and Information Council which aims to […]

An exciting new summer programme of free activities, events and music for Dock Park is now available. The programme includes new events like the Pirates and Princesses Fun Day and activities such as messy play and crafts, as well as Heritage Walks with the Friends of Dock Park. As well as new activities and events, […]

Penninghame Primary School pupils celebrated the achievements of their parents, volunteers and community partners at an assembly last week. Pupils thanked many of the adults that contribute to the school’s Wider Experiences programme. Each Friday Penninghame Primary have a Wider Experiences session where children take part in a chosen activity and learn a new skill. […]

Families who have been participating in a family learning school initiative celebrated their achievements at their graduation at Belmont Primary School. F.L.A.S.H (Family Learning and Schools Homework) has been a family learning programme that has focussed on literacy, language and numeracy. It has involved local families coming into school together and participating in a range […]

The latest annual tourism trend report for Dumfries and Galloway shows an encouraging increase in visitor numbers and tourism spend. The figures show an economic impact of £302.6 million from visitor spend in Dumfries and Galloway, the first time the region has achieved over £300 million. Visitor numbers for the region rose by 1.8% in […]

Alive 107.3 is the home of local music in Dumfries, and tonight 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, Daz McCormick, who also joined us live on The Thursday Night Showcase last week. […]

Register to make it easier for people to record their wishes. A new, updated version of the NHS Organ Donor Register was officially launched across the UK today, extending the choices a person has about their organ donation wishes. As well as being able to record a decision to be an organ donor, the new […]

That’s right, after having a few weeks of well earned rest, Sheila and Margaret are back on Alive Drivetime from 4PM today. They’ll be keeping you entertained as ever on this beautiful sunny day – it seems they brought the weather back from holidays with them – as they bring you all the best music, […]

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