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Red Nose Day total for Stranraer store

Caring staff and customers at a Stranraer opticians have donated £577 to Comic Relief.

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Have you heard of them?

What are fidget spinners and where can I find them?

Have you heard of fidget spinners yet? If you haven’t, it’s a safe bet that you will soon.

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How well do you know these Scottish Tartans?

How well do you know these Scottish Tartans?

Tartan is a Scottish staple, like Tunnocks Teacakes and Irn Bru.

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Michelle Burton.

Kirkcudbright student heads for Laos

A Kirkcudbright student is among a group of four students from the University of the West of Scotland Dumfries campus undertaking their second year placement module in Laos, making a key contribution to improving the water supplies of local villages.

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the Let's Get Sporty event in Newton Stewart.

Sport brings out the community spirit

Loreburn Housing Association hosted a series of events for children over the Easter Holidays.

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Jay Hutton, Alice Perrin and Steven Porter of E4's Tattoo Fixers

E4’s Tattoo Fixers looking for ink disasters in Galloway

Do you have an embarrassing tattoo?

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Newton Stewart Store Co-op staff hand over a cheque to Galloway Thistle

Amazing total raised by Co-op members for local groups

On the 21st September 2016, The Co-op relaunched their members cards giving members 5% back to themselves and 1% to local causes on all Co-op products bought.

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A delighted Heather Bestel with her London Marathon medal.

Emotional marathon run for inspiring Wigtown mum

‘The most amazing, wonderful and challenging thing of my life’.

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Volunteers ready for work on Town Hall garden.

Gatehouse volunteers get into action

Gatehouse volunteers are determined to restore the much loved Town Hall garden which the Local Authority is no longer able to maintain and with the council’s agreement, they are already getting the garden into shape for the summer.

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Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Quiz: Can you tell the difference between Scotland and England?

Across the UK, you will find spectacular scenery, quaint villages, dazzling architecture and bustling cities.

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Treasure trove...of historical information has been unearthed by society members at kirkyards, like Lennel, and war memorials in our local communities.

Borders historians build database of local history

You could not accuse members of Coldstream and District Local History Society of lacking ambition.

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Galloway MSP Finlay Carson takes a selfie with Kirkcubright Primary pupils.

School ‘selfie’ for MSP Finlay

Galloway and West Dumfries MSP Finlay Carson visited Kirkcudbright Primary School to take part in a Q&A session with pupils.

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10 places to visit in Scotland you may not know about

Scotland is famed for its beautiful landscapes and welcoming people and there are many a tourist guide that cover the length and breadth of the country, however not all attractions are as well known as Edinburgh Castle or the Fairy Pools of Skye.

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Something to Think About with Rev. Edward Lyons

Something to Think About with Rev. Edward Lyons

Our western secular world prizes choice. Though the real joy is not simply choice itself but when we choose well and get the best of all options. Choice is not to be thanked when we buy a car that cannot drive more than five miles without breaking down. We would admit we made the wrong choice.

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JM Barrie Theatre Tours big success.

Theatre Royal inspired Barrie to write Peter Pan

Last weekend audiences were treated to a tour of J.M. Barrie’s favourite theatre.

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Revealed: the UK’s favourite TV scenes

Revealed: the UK’s favourite TV scenes

Brits are a nation of telly watchers, and according to a new survey, comedy is always what has kept us glued to the small screen.

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9 maps that tell the history of Scotland

9 maps that tell the history of Scotland

Scotland has had a long and varied history, which has been told in word and song down the centuries.

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“Kids shouldn’t be allowed to cross the road alone until they are 14” say scientists

Children aren’t safe crossing the road on their own until they’re 14, say scientists.

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Co-op customers help Wigtown Players

Wigtown Co-operative manager Colin Murdoch was delighted to hand over a cheque for the sum of £2,224.00 to May McColm of Wigtown Players in the supermarket on Wednesday morning.

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Quiz: Can you tell a flower from a weed?

Quiz: Can you tell a flower from a weed?

More Brits are gardening than ever before - but many can’t tell the difference between flowers and weeds, according to a new poll.

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