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Top 10 most popular Mother’s Day gift purchases

It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday - but what will you be buying?

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Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per litre at all of its petrol stations this afternoon, Friday March 24.

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Galloway Past Picture

Two weeks ago, we had a picture of The Square in Port William taken around the time of the First World War 1914-1918.

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Private Hughes and Leading Seamen Weaver

Whithorn seaman survives being torpedoed at sea

The Galloway Gazette looks back 100 yrears to the Great War.

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Private McGeoch

Chauffeur confirmed dead

QUIET AND UNASSUMING YOUNG MAN

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Power of purple

United by the power of purple

This week businesses and homes across Wigtownshire have been raising awareness and vital funds for Cancer Research UK by painting their towns purple.

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The Daleian Singers
Photo credit - Paul Sampson

Choir join Robyn for hospital charity concert

The Daleian Singers male-voice choir are coming to Newton Stewart with award-winning Stranraer singer Robyn Stapleton in May for a charity concert that will thrill music lovers.

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Thought for the week with Rev. Edward Lyons

Thought for the week with Rev. Edward Lyons

“And the books were opened” (Revelation 20:12) There is a difference between a waste and a tragedy. Most if not all will face tragedy but we do not need to always see it as a waste. A waste can be a loss with no prospect of any return at all, but tragedy can be quite different.

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55 per cent of kids think their parents have super powers

55 per cent of kids think their parents have super powers

Kids really do think their parents are superheroes - with more than half believing their mums can read their MINDS, according to a study.

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Whithorn's recreation of a 5th Centurn Roundhouse will be officially opened on April 1st

Sir Alex and Whithorn residents to open the Roundhouse

The Whithorn Roundhouse will be officially opening by former Galloway MSP Sir Alex Fergusson on Saturday, April 1.

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Robin Hood

Giant soldier statue will raise funs for ex-servicemen

AN eight-foot wooden carving of a Gordon Highlander, complete with specially made kilt, is heading to Newton Stewart to help raise funds for a charity that helps former soldiers retain for civilian jobs.

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When do the clocks go forward this year?

When do the clocks go forward this year?

The light nights are coming - and hopefully they’ll bring some warmer weather with them.

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Around 180,000 families in Scotland will be eligible for Tax-Free Childcare

Government child care website now online

Millions of parents can pre-register from today (Wednesday) for the government’s new childcare offers, with the launch of a new Childcare Choices government website www.childcarechoices.gov.uk

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Most Scots manage to 'find themselves' by the age of 29.

Scots settle into their own identites by the age of 29

*Scots finally know who they are and feel comfortable in their own skin at the age of 29 – but their sense of identity starts to fade at 58, according to new research.

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Watch millions of new 12-sided £1 coins being produced at Royal Mint

The new £1 coin is within striking distance as the Royal Mint makes preparations for it entering circulation next week.

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One in four Scottish millennials care more about their body image than career

One in four Scottish millennials care more about their body image than career

A new study has revealed that career aspirations are at the bottom rung of the ladder with young Scots, with two thirds happy to take a pay-cut if it meant achieving the perfect body.

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NFU Scotland president Andrew McCornick.

Shoppers urged to buy Scottish amid ‘rotten’ Brazilian meat claims

Shoppers are being urged to buy Scottish in the wake of allegations that Brazilian meat processors are selling rotten beef and poultry.

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PLANNING APPLICATIONS

Planning applications

STRANRAER, vacant plot adjacent Ochtrelure Way, erection of dwellinghouse and formation of access: applicant Mr and Mrs D McLellan (17/0430/FUL).

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Down's Syndrome Scotland

Ending the stigma about Down’s syndrome

Schools and communities have been urged to pull on their favourite pair of socks to back Down’s Syndrome Scotland’s awareness week.

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Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

Average Brit spends £1,000 on clothes per year

The average Brit spends over £1,000 on new clothes every year, shops for new gear every two months - but leaves a third of it hanging in the wardrobe, according to new research.

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