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    Harrison & Hetherington Ltd held a store cattle sale at Lockerbie onTuesday.

  • Takeaway owner fears he may have to shut up shop

    A Dumfries takeaway boss fears he could be "days away or weeks away from closing".

  • £22k raised in memory of Jimmy is a fitting tribute

    Thousands of pounds raised in memory of a popular Dumfries teacher will be used to help save people in the community where he helped to"change lives for the better".

  • An insult to the people

    Then call 0901 293 6261 letter clues. Or text CODE 4 clues.

  • Cancer survivor Fiona will step out for charity

    A Dumfries teacher who was twice diagnosed with breast cancer is preparing for a fundraising challenge in aid of the charity that supports research and treatment for the disease.

  • Driver facing trial over mum's death

    A driver is facing trial accused of killing a mum in a Dumfries car park.

  • Shoppers were not disappointed

    The spring sunshine brought out the crowds to Annan's Courtyard Market, which is fast becoming a popular biweekly attraction, on Friday and Saturday.

  • SWI group mark 40th anniversary

    Members of the Georgetown SWI celebrated its 40th anniversary with an afternoon tea at Dumfries Baptist Church.


    The Solway Sharks head to Coventry this weekend in a bid to be crowned national champions and seal a treble.

  • Whisky distillery bid edges closer

    A former village store is set to be converted into a microdistillery and visitor centre.

  • Assault charges

    Dumfries man Liam Donowho has been accused of assaulting a woman and a teenage boy.

  • Ferry lost power

    A full inspection is to be carried out on a P&O ferry that was adrift in the Irish Sea on Tuesday.

  • New Gretna attraction tells its love story

    The iconic"auld clay daubin" Famous Blacksmiths shop at the heart of Gretna Green has begun a new chapter in its romantic history.

  • Folk singer Siobhan set for CatStrand gig

    Award-winning Scottish folk singer Siobhan Miller is heading to the Stewartry.

  • Memory Lane

    30 YEARS AGO Twenty-year-old Susan Cannon from Collinhill Farm, Auchencairn, was the 1992 MissYoung Farmer for Scotland.

  • Pride is at stake

    Wullie Gibson wants his squad to end the season on a high tonight at Dunfermline.

  • Scottish Government grants to boost agricultural sustainability

    Farmers, crofters and agricultural contractors will be able to apply for funding for equipment with a recognised evidence base to protect the water environment and reduce the agricultural impact on climate change and air quality.

  • Workers'Memorial Day

    A community celebration to mark International Workers' Memorial Day will be held in Dumfries on Sunday.

  • Anger at poor train services

    Failures by TransPennine Express to make good on "previous promises" to Lockerbie train station passengers has led to a call for Government intervention.

  • Cup final joy for Moffat rugby kids

    STRATHAVEN ...........14 MOFFAT............... 17 The Moffat U16 team returned home with the silverware after defeating Strathaven in the U16 Cup Final on Sunday.

  • Free live events this weekend

    Dumfries'Big Burns Supper is holding a free May Bank Holiday celebration in the Loreburn Hall More than 50 local and tribute acts will perform over the next three days, with free tickets available at www.

  • Creative kids club

    Dumfries'Moat Brae is running a storymaking and tabletop role playing club for creative nine to 13-year-olds called Fable Makers on Fridays until June 3.

  • Donald uses photographs to bring old Dumfries to life in lecture

    Donald Henderson was the guest speaker at this month's Dumfries Probus Club meeting, attended by 19 members.

  • It's time for action now

    Politicians have condemned the chaos in Dumfries' English Street.

  • Ads could feature in free-to-play titles

    Both PlayStation and Xbox are said to be looking into the potential of having adverts in free-to-play games.

  • cricket

    Dumfries CRICKET Club There was a full weekend of cricket for the club at Nunholm with two pre-league friendlies against Ferguslie and Galloway.


    ANOTHER TITLE FOR SOLWAY SHARKS The Building Craftsmen Dumfries Solway Sharks headed to Planet Ice Leeds at the weekend, looking to secure the NIHL North 1 playoff trophy to add to their league title.

  • Prison sentence

    An Annan man has been jailed for 18 months after admitting a series of threatening offences against women and carrying a Stanley knife.

  • Support for our refugee hosts

    Sir -Your reporting of Councillor Dougie Campbell's call for those taking in Ukrainian families to be properly supported is welcome.

  • Businesses hit hard by sudden road closure

    Bar boss Jacqui Dickson told how she suffered her worst weekend in more than 20 years due to the English Street road closure.

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