Moira’s team are the golden girls at Chelsea
Bob is number 3000
Bank book stall raise £500 for hospital
Lemurs come out for summer season
Lighting up the coast
Cricketing ladies post first win
Wigtown secure third place
A Carsluith couple are thanking The Galloway Gazette for confirming they WERE due compensation from ScottishPower after the snow storm in March. The company had told them they weren’t.
Eighteen-year-old Daniel Glazer was playing football in Creetown recently when he discovered a First World War medal.1 comment
A 19-year -old who appeared from custody this week at Stranraer Sheriff Court will be sentenced on June 18 after Sheriff Kenneth Robb called for reports.
Stealing his partner’s purse and assaulting her resulted in a £300 fine for a man who appeared from custody on Tuesday at Stranraer Court.
Two adults will be reported to the fiscal following a car fire in Kirkcudbright.
Business of hatchery video
A dedicated bunch of volunteers gather together during early November to pull on their dry suits and head off over frost-covered, mist-shrouded fields to the Penkiln Burn; for a new year is just beginning for the River Cree Hatchery and Habitat Trust. These autumnal exploits have one purpose: to catch broodstock for the hatchery so that salmon eggs can be collected, fertilised, hatched and grown before being reintroduced into the same water the broodstock were temporarily removed from.
Wigtownshire Bowling Association’s game with Dunbartonshire East had to be called off as the Stranraer green was under water.
Dumfries and Galloway Council, in partnership with Stewartry Sports Council, is hosting a Stewartry Sport Engagement Event on Monday, May 27, from 7pm-8.30 at Castle Douglas High School Assembly Hall.
The torrential rain on Saturday didn’t stop the dressage taking place at Calgow Equestrian on Sunday May 19.
Dumfries Ice Bowl has been selected to stage the prestigious International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Ice Hockey World Championships for men under 20 and men under 18 categories for the 2013/2014 season.
Galloway ladies cricket team started the season in great style on Sunday with a resounding win against Ayr ladies at home.
League champions Dalbeattie Star once again locked horns with Wigtown and Bladnoch at Trammondford Park and, this time around, the match ended all square at 1-1.
GLENLUCE, north side of A75(T) approximately 3km east of Glenluce, provision of roadside enforcement site. Applicant VOSA; agent Hannah Gregory (13/P/1/0199).
A Galloway playwright is in the running for a top award.
The SPRING SING concert at Bladnoch Distillery is a unique chance to hear five distinctive singer-songwriters from the Machars performing all original music in a range of personal styles.
Next Saturday sees the Creetown Buskers Banquet kick off for its inaugural year.
Castle Douglas author Mary Smith’s latest work, Drunk Chickens and Burnt Macaroni: Real Stories of Afghan Women, has won through to the finals of a national competition.
LAST year The Galloway Gazette highlighted the plight of children in Galloway who were told their branch of the National Youth Choir of Scotland was being merged with one in Dumfries.
Earlier this month the primary 7 pupils of Sheuchan Primary School took a trip to Benmore Outdoor Education Centre near Dunoon. The class stayed there for three nights and days days and really had an enjoyable time!
The Dumfries and Galloway Canine Rescue Rescue Centre are celebrating after recently re-homing rescue dog number3000.
Staff of the Clydesdale Bank in Newton Stewart were delighted to hand over a cheque for £500 for Newton Stewart Hospital funds on Tuesday.
Walk to school week video
THIS week was ‘Walk to School Week’ across Dumfries and Galloway, when primary school pupils took part by either walking or cycling to school or taking part in a playground activity.
Thirteen year old Samantha Kanepe from Kirkudbright Academy has been named the Dumfries and Galloway winner of the 2013 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society Schools Poster Competition supported by Virgin Money.
EXPERT flower arranger and Galloway farmer’s wife Moira Graham is heading off this weekend to demonstrate her skills at the horticultural Olympics that is the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
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Weather for Newton Stewart
Sunday 26 May 2013
Temperature: 8 C to 12 C
Wind Speed: 18 mph
Wind direction: South west
Temperature: 7 C to 10 C
Wind Speed: 33 mph
Wind direction: South