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Horse Society cheque for Air ambulance

Dumfries and Galloway branch of British Horse Society Scotland held their annual charity show at Barstobrick which raised £1,000 for Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance.

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Amy Hall.

Young medic Amy heads for Honduras

On June 26th, Amy Hall, who intends to pursue a career as a doctor, will be going to Honduras for a 10 day medical brigade with a group from Edinburgh University.

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Top 10 weirdest items found in storage units

Top 10 weirdest items found in storage units

A sunday dinner left in an oven, a samurai sword and a secret designer wardrobe have been revealed as some of the most surprising things Brits have left behind in storage facilities across the UK.

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The Overall prize and the William Hanna Clarke Trophy was won by Nick Gallagher.

Kirkcudbright young artists’ presentations

The Kirkcudbright Young Artist Presentation Evening was held last Friday in the Tolbooth where an exhibition of all the winners’ artwork is now on display.

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Roger Moore as James Bond. Photo by Moviestore/REX Shutterstock

QUIZ: Can you name the Bond villains?

In tribute to Sir Roger Moore, here’s a James Bond themed quiz.

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Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

Eating plenty of cheese is healthier than you think and does not necessarily increase your risk of heart disease, cancer and diabetes, say scientists.

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Carsluith Hall grounds

Bags of help needed for Carsluith Hall

A local village hall is looking for the support of Tesco shoppers to help improve the area around their facility.

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The Ideal Home Show Scotland returns for its 70th year

Ideal Home Show Scotland celebrates 70th birthday

The Ideal Home Show Scotland celebrates its 70th year in Scotland when it returns to Glasgow this weekend.

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Have you got a ‘fugly’ pet? It could be a TV star!

Have you got a ‘fugly’ pet? It could be a TV star!

Do you have a pet that’s, well, not the prettiest?

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Revealed - Britain’s favourite flower

Revealed - Britain’s favourite flower

The humble garden rose has been revealed as Britain’s favourite flower.

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Whithorn School fete

Whithorn School Summer Fete

Whithorn Primary School Parent Council are holding their annual summer fete at the school on Saturday, June 17, and they want all Galloway Gazette readers to come along!

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Gatehouse SWI

Members met at 7.30 on 17 May at Gatehouse Community Centre.

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Galloway Past Picture

This week’s past picture features the Rev H Tolland, Lady Hedley, Helen Hyslop, Miss Dalrymple-Hamilton, Mrs W Armstrong and young Irene Murray presenting flowers to the Countess of Galloway at Kirkcowan.

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9 sacred sites of Stone Age Scotland

9 sacred sites of Stone Age Scotland

Scotland has a rich selection of Neolithic sites which give some insight into human existence in what is now Scotland between 4000BC and 2300BC.

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Daniel Sloss has released The Estimated Guide to Scotland  (Pic: Mikael Buck)

Sloss takes on the estimations of Scotland

Scottish comedian Daniel Sloss has launched a new guide based on the worldview of Scotland, its people, traditions and culture to highlight the ridiculousness of estimations.

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Something to Think About with Rev. Edward Lyons

Something to Think About with Rev. Edward Lyons

Before I was a Christian I was always determined to get into places for people over 18 years old in Glasgow.

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The museum recently put on display Piper Wullie Marr's WW1 bagpipes

Will Aid scheme helps Newton Stewart Museum

Newton Stewart solicitors McCormick & Nicholson ran another successful ‘Willing to Help’ scheme this year, after asking their clients if they were Willing to Help.

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The winner was Emma Carstairs of Kirkcudbright Primary.

Emma is champion speller

Last Thursday 20 keen pupils from local primary schools gathered in Kirkcudbright for a spelling challenge set by Kirkcudbright Rotary.

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TV show looking for real-life Romeo and Juliets

TV show looking for real-life Romeo and Juliets

A new TV series is looking to talk to couples whose love goes against their parents or families wishes.

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The Boys' Brigade members set off on their charity cycle run

Whithorn BBs charity cycle raises £500

Following a visit from the Dumfries and Galloway Blood Bikes team last year, the boys of 1st Whithorn Boys’ Brigade decided to try and raise some funds for this local, worthy cause.

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