Congratulations go to Ben Moore and Kirsty McColm, S3 pupils at the Douglas-Ewart High School, as they have successfully gained places to attend the Scottish Youth Theatre ‘Summer Festival’.
Bladnoch based record label Distilled Records bring their Yorkshire ska band Pepperjam to Dumfries and Galloway this month for a series of gigs starting with a headline slot at this years Gatehouse of Fleet music festival on Friday - June 21.
The pupils of Castle Douglas Primary School have chosen names for the ospreys which are currently nesting at the National Trust for Scotland’s Threave Estate.
Nationwide Building Society has welcomed Shelter’s call for more affordable housing to be built to help young people buy their own homes.
The Wickerman Festival, which takes place on July 26 and 27, is on the hunt once again for a talented young photographer to help document the 2013 event.
The visit of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre to the Crichton Grounds in Dumfries on July 3 and 4 represents “a world-class theatrical event”.
A fascinating new exhibition opens at Dumfries Museum on Saturday, June 15.
If you missed Anne Butler’s Spring Fling Open Studios exhibition at the end of May, you have another chance to see her colourful landscapes inspired by fields and fences, wind and waysides, sea and skies.
Four friends are combining their artistic talents to enhance the walls of the gallery at Threave Gardens, near Castle Douglas, with paintings and photographic works.
A Galloway playwright is in the running for a top award.
The search is on to find Galloway’s best amateur or professional “home-stager” – the art of making low-cost changes to homes to make them more appealing to buyers and increase viewings.
With only six weeks to go until Scotland’s hottest summer party kicks off, The Wickerman Festival has announced its eagerly anticipated goNORTH Festival Tour line-up, hot on the heels of goNORTH, which took place in Inverness last week.
Kirkcudbright Primary Players invite you to take a journey round the world with them when they present their Folk Tales later this month.
A group of dedicated volunteers have produced a much-awaited new publication devoted to reviving and sharing memories from Moat Brae House and Gardens in Dumfries – the inspirational ‘enchanted land’ behind JM Barrie’s story of Peter Pan.
Since opening in August last year, the Mull of Galloway Trail has proved to be popular for local and visitors to the area.
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Weather for Newton Stewart
Thursday 20 June 2013
Temperature: 11 C to 16 C
Wind Speed: 10 mph
Wind direction: South
Temperature: 11 C to 15 C
Wind Speed: 17 mph
Wind direction: West