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- Massive backlog on road repairs
The neglect of roads across Dumfries and Galloway over the years has resulted in a maintenance backlog which now stands at more than £254 million.
- Dad can't sleep after terrifying dog attack
A Dumfries man has told of his terrifying early morning ordeal after being savaged by a dog.
DONNELLY Catherine Frances (Cathie) On 20th November 2023, peacefully surrounded by family, in the care of Lochduhar Nursing Home, Catherine Frances Donnelly, Nee Dunn RIP, beloved wife of Derek, much loved mother of Yvonne, Fiona and Brian and mother-in-law of John, Adriano and Teresa and a much-loved Nanny and Great Granny. Requiem Mass will be held at St Andrew's Church on Wednesday 6th December at 11.00am. Funeral thereafter to St Michaels Cemetery. All friends are respectfully invited to attend.
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- I DON'T WANT TO RETIRE!
MARY Berry says she still has a "passion" for cookery and isn't planning to hang up her apron any time soon.
- Christmas countdown
The magic of Christmas was in the air on Friday night as Kirkconnel and Kelloholm villagers began their festive countdown.
- Great selection of festive family fun
The festive season has arrived in style at both the Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre and Annan Lonsdale Cinema this week with two fantastic special events.
- Let the festivities begin
Moffat stepped into Christmas on Sunday with a feast of fun and lights.
- Public Notices
GOODS VEHICLE OPERATOR'S LICENCE NHS Dumfries & Galloway trading as NHS Dumfries & Galloway, Transport Services Department, Mountainhall Treatment Centre, Bankend Road, Dumfries, DG1 4AP is applying to change an existing licence as follows: To add an operating centre to keep 1 goods vehicle and 0 trailers at NHS Dumfries & Galloway, Transport Services Department, Mountainhall Treatment Centre, Bankend Road, Dumfries, DG1 4AP. Owners or occupiers of land (including buildings) near the operating centre(s) who believe that their use or enjoyment of that land would be effected, should make written representation to the Traffic Commissioner at Scottish Traffic Area, Hillcrest House, 386 Harehill Lane, Leeds, LS9 6NF stating their reasons, within 21 days of this notice. Representors must at the same time send a copy of their representations to the applicant at the address given at the top of this notice. A Guide to making representations is available from the Traffic Commissioner's office.
- Are 'activity snacks' the key to a healthy heart?
SITTING for too long has already been compared to smoking in terms of its impact on heart health - and now a new study has highlighted how detrimental it can be.
- ARMSTRONG Elizabeth (Betty) On the [...]
ARMSTRONG Elizabeth (Betty) On the 3rd February 2023, peacefully at Dumfries Infirmary, Elizabeth Agnes Armstrong (Betty) aged 93 years of Brooms Road, Dumfries, formerly of Muil Farm, Kirkcowan, much loved wife, mother, sister in law, aunty, grandmother, great grandmother and friend....
- Football fans bus rule wasn't necessary here
Sir - Your article "Football fans blast buses ban plan and urge: Stop treating us like hooligans"(Friday, September 8) highlighted the latest attempt by a UK Government agency, in the form of a"public consultation"by the"senior traffic commissioner for Great Britain", to interfere with the way...
- Show is back in business
The region's biggest agricultural event made a welcome return to Dumfries' Park Farm showfield at the weekend....
FOOTBALL CHARLIE COWIE Teenage goalie Charlie Cowie was left smarting after Killie's late winner on Saturday....
Football Ayr Utd Ladies 1 QoS Ladies 5 Queens ladies returned home from their match against Ayr United with their 100 per cent record still intact and a three point lead over Ayr in the title race....
Hockey Dumfries Hockey Club Dumfries Men through to plate final Dumfries Men's 1s travelled to Glasgow Green on Saturday to face Northern outfit Ellon in the plate semi-final....
Ice hockey Solway Sharks 9 Widnes Wild 3 Solway Sharks were back in action home and away last weekend, continuing their quest for points in the race for the league title....
- Election special: Meet the candidates
The ward has an electorate of 11,486 and the main towns and villages are: Johnstonebridge, Lochmaben, Lockerbie and Moffat....
- Dumfries Show
The full list of results in the sheep and goat sections are as follows: Cheviot Judge: Mr Tom Elliot, Jedburgh Champion: James Common and Son, Crossdykes Farm, Lockerbie Reserve Champion: Angus Smith, Middleton of Glasclune, Kinloch Cheviot Challenge Cup (champion Cheviot): James Common and Son Tup:...
motorsport mixed weekend for wylie It was a mixed Porsche Carrera Cup GB weekend for Ross Wylie....