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Thieves attempt to steal a nursery bus

Police Scotland officers in Stranraer are carrying out enquiries after attempts were made to steal the Busy Bee’s nursery bus.

Crime
This pound coin is the rarest in circulation according to Change Checker.

REVEALED: The rarest £1 coin you must NOT cash in

The value of the rarest £1 coin is set to soar when it is taken out of circulation next month.

Lifestyle
The search is on for hero pets to receive charity medal

The search is on for hero pets to receive charity medal

Blue Cross pet charity is calling out to hear about hero pets from across the nation as it opens nominations for the Blue Cross Medal 2018.

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Wigtownshire Health and Social Care Team.

Major investment for Stranraer hospital

Galloway Community Hospital in Stranraer is set to benefit from major investment.

Health
Brits lose more than £3 million down the sofa each year

Brits lose more than £3 million down the sofa each year

With the old £1 coin due to expire next month, research has revealed that Brits could be sitting on a fortune, as more than £3 million is lost down the back of the nation’s sofas each year.

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New TV game show looking for the country’s worst singers

New TV game show looking for the country’s worst singers

A new television game show is aiming to find the country’s worst singers - and giving them the chance to win a major cash prize.

Lifestyle
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The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you’re affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.

Lifestyle
Police Scotland rolls out dual English-Gaelic Logo

Police Scotland rolls out dual English-Gaelic Logo

Police Scotland has today (Tuesday, September 19) introduced its dual language logo featuring both English and Gaelic.

News
Newton Stewart Market

Newton Stewart Market Tup Sales

Newton Stewart- Saturday 16th September 2017

Business
The oysters are carried through the crowds to the cookery marquee. Pictures by Jim Ryder

Stranraer hosts first oyster festival

Stranraer - and Scotland’s - first oyster festival took place last weekend with the fun starting on Friday with an oyster landing ceremony.

Business
Survey reveals transformation of childhoods in a digital world

Survey reveals transformation of childhoods in a digital world

The number of young teenagers who play outside, read books or get enough sleep has dropped sharply in comparison to teenagers from previous decades, a startling new survey from Barnardo’s reveals.

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Newton's Lewis Richardson avoids this challenge from Annan's Robbie Hogg

SFA regional cup dominates south football weekend

The first round of the SFA Regional Cup dominated South Football last weekend with five ties involving clubs from this area.

Football
Thousands could be spared devastation of stroke, report reveals

Thousands could be spared devastation of stroke, report reveals

A new report, published today by the Stroke Association, reveals that over 110,000 people could be saved from having a stroke by 2035 if research into the latest stroke prevention procedures were properly funded.

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Lord Lieutenant of Wigtownshire John Ross with boxers, coaches and committee members of the Bravehearts Boxing Club.

Lord Lieutenant presents Bravehearts with Queen’s Award

The Lord Lieutenant of Wigtown, John Ross, presented the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service to Whithorn Bravehearts Amateur Boxing Club in a special ceremony at the Steam Packet Hotel, Isle of Whithorn, last Friday evening.

Sport
New research for Meningitis Awareness Week revealed

New research for Meningitis Awareness Week revealed

New research published during national Meningitis Awareness Week, September 18-24, shows only 33% of UK teenagers surveyed (aged 14-18) think vaccines are needed at school or university, despite an urgent campaign to vaccinate teenagers to protect them against a deadly new strain of meningitis.

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Planning applicaions

Latest planning applications

The following planning applications have been registered with Dumfries and Galloway Council:

Business
Class 9 champions Fraser Wilson and Craig Wallace

Champions crowned after Galloway Hills event

The 2017 ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship (SRC) concluded on the Galloway Hills Rally, Castle Douglas, last weekend (9th September).

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Fraser Morton dummies the last man on his way to the try line.

Newton Stewart RFC riding the crest of a wave

Newton Stewart RFC made the long trip to Orkney RFC last weekend accompanied by an enthusiastic throng of sixteen supporters.

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Famous Scottish faces doodle for epilepsy charity

Famous Scottish faces doodle for epilepsy charity

Famous faces from Scotland are busy doodling to raise much-needed funds for national charity Epilepsy Action.

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The triples winners and runners-up at Port William Bowling Club

Triples winners at Port William

Port William bowling club held their triples tournament on Saturday 9th September.

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