When I was a little girl, I would constantly be asked, as children usually are by grown-ups: “And what do you want to be when you’re older?”
GLENLUCE, Whitecairn Holiday Park, erection of 1 wind turbine (24.6m high to hub, 34.2, high to blade tip) and associated infrastructure including underground cabling. Applicant Whitecairn Holiday Parkl; agen Meg Nelson (13/P/1/0179).
At the end of a season which started on September 12, 2012, the Stewartry Camera Club held its annual dinner and presentations in the Murray Arms Hotel, Gatehouse, on March 27.
Ann Hill, quilter in residence at Alzheimer Scotland, teacher and quilt-maker extraordinaire, came to Gatehouse of Fleet last week for a coffee morning and quilt show to raise awareness and money for Alzheimer Scotland.
Homeowners attempting to have a go at DIY are being urged to think again after an over-enthusiastic householder botched a job which knocked £20,000 off the value of his neighbours’ homes and left his own property derelict.
The coming of spring is always glorious, but this year is special. We have shivered in electricity cuts, dug ourselves out of snow, been blown about and rained on for as long as we can remember.
The Knockengorroch World Ceilidh will soon take place for the 16th year near Carsphairn from Thursday 23–Sunday 26 May.
First-time buyers applying for a mortgage with Bank of Scotland can benefit from up to £2500 cash back, with the lender covering the cost of stamp duty.
For weeks I have been living with pain in my neck, ever since I rode a particularly bouncy horse out from Calgow stables. Wear and tear, the doctor told me, when I paid her a visit a couple of weeks ago. “Age related, nothing you can do except try some exercises and take anti-inflammatory tablets.”
Casablanca, The Big Sleep, The Maltese Falcon – Spring Fling visitors all have the chance to become screen legend Humphrey Bogart.
Two of Scotland’s best known folk musicians will be appearing as part of Wigtown’s Spring Weekend this Sunday (5 May).
Bladnoch-based music label Distilled Records have recently welcomed Dumfries band, Sticks and Stones, to their label. A young trio of teenagers who describe their music as ‘delicate but dirty folk’, Sticks and Stones can already hold an audience for a full set of original, intelligent and sparky songs.
The Scottish Property Federation (SPF) has welcomed proposed changes to Scotland’s planning system, which places greater importance on supporting sustainable economic growth.
The number of homes changing hands in Scotland has increased by 5% compared to the same period a year ago. From January to March 2013, 14,567 residential properties were sold, according to the latest official statistics from the Registers of Scotland.
Dumfries and Galloway Canine Rescue Centre supporters have been enjoying walks across the region to celebrate the centre’s tenth birthday.
Our National Book Town welcomes spring to Wigtown next weekend with a series of events highlighting why the town was given its literary and creative status.
Organisers of the 2013 Monte Carlo or Bust Banger Rally are hopeful of finding teams from Wigtownshire to burn rubber for over 1000 miles to Monte Carlo via France, Switzerland and Italy in July.
How does intimacy change as time passes?
The Wickerman Festival has revealed that punk rock band Stiff little Fingers and new wave act The Rezillos will be headlining its legendary Scooter Tent this July.
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Weather for Newton Stewart
Sunday 19 May 2013
Temperature: 9 C to 14 C
Wind Speed: 12 mph
Wind direction: South
Temperature: 10 C to 17 C
Wind Speed: 20 mph
Wind direction: West