Author: Kevin Rennie

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Police in Sanquhar have renewed their appeal of a stolen motorbike that was taken from a garage in Penpont sometime between 17.00hrs on Thursday 16 and 10.00hrs on Sunday 19 January. It is a maroon auto cycle with a villiers engine, single saddle seat and peddles. It is valued between £300-400. It was stolen along […]

One of Scotland’s only working fire dogs visited Holyrood on Thursday to demonstrate the new vehicle he will travel across the country in to assist in the investigation of suspicious blazes. Springer spaniel Billy’s local MSP Joan McAlpine was on hand to take part in the demonstration, and the trio were even joined by First […]

Over the past year Dumfries Museum has been very proud to share the story of local man Captain Cecil Riding and his role in the SAS during WWII. The exhibition Who Dares Wins, featuring Cecil Riding’s story and the war memorabilia he collected, finishes on Sunday 26 January. The current foyer exhibition “Who Dares Wins”, […]

Nominations are now open for the Annandale and Eskdale Annual Sports Awards Ceremony for the sporting year 2013. 2014 is a huge year in Scottish Sport with Glasgow hosting the  Commonwealth Games and the Ryder Cup coming to Gleneagles. Sport is in the spotlight and this is your chance to recognise those achieving or contributing to sporting success in the […]

Surveys asking about experiences of farming and views on the future of tenant farming of Scotland are being sent to all farm business that rent-in land on leases for more than one year. Responses can be submitted online or on paper and are requested by February 7, 2014 with a final closing date of March […]

Two public consultations have been launched by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) to help inform the next stage of Scotland’s plans for sustainable management of rivers, lochs, estuaries, coastal waters and groundwater. Officially launched in December 2013 on SEPA’s website, the six month consultations are aimed at local authorities, stakeholder groups and water users […]

Emergency services and the local council are still busy across the region dealing with the aftermath of the recent heavy rain.  Major roads across Dumfries and Galloway have been badly affected by flooding including the A74(M) at Greenhillstairs, the A76 at Kirkconnel, which is currently still closed, and the A75 at various points through the […]

Alive’s very own double trouble, the terrible two, return to Alive Breakfast tomorrow morning from 7AM as they sit in for Lee Medd on Medd In The Morning! Tune in from 7AM as they get Christmas week started off with a bang on Alive bringing you all the latest sports and news, as well as all […]

Police Scotland has donated £200 to the Ecclefechan Day Centre for their support during the investigation surrounding the recent murder of a local man in the village. The centre opened their doors to police officers allowing them to use it as a rest centre during the days following the incident. Sergeant John Adams who co-ordinated […]

Independent retailers in Dalbeattie town centre are being encouraged to enrol in the Let’s Talk Shop programme, a free course of specialised Shop Doctor support. Bill Smith, the Shop Doctor, will be delivering his informative and motivational retail master-class, Let’s Talk Shop, to retailers on the evening of Monday 16 September 2013, starting at 5.30pm, […]

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