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Port William’s PIRSAC in line for national award

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A total of �6.3 million Scottish Government funding will support delivery of the Towards 2020: Taking Care to the Patient strategy  focusing on increasing the Services capacity for care at home or in the community.

£6.3m government funding for Scottish Ambulance Service

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National Museums Scotland launches photography competition

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New bucket list challenge launched

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Worrying rise in social sector evictions in Scotland

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Children really do believe that money grows on trees

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Tackling abusive behaviour and sexual harm

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Beverley Knight is bringing some Memphis soul to Scotland ...

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Muscle, bone and joint injuries are looked up more than any other conditions.

Revealed: Conditions researched most on national health website

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Chiefs plea...Mr Gormley wants members of the public to share their views on the 2026 Police Scotland strategy. You can complete the survey by visiting the website www.scotland.police.uk/about-us/policing-2026/ by May  8.

Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley’s 2026 vision

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Early buses are cancelled in Castle Douglas

Transport
Easter commuters face travel delays

Lengthy delays predicted for Easter travellers

Transport
The MP with the Transerv and Transport Scotland representatives

MP gets “clarity” over timescale for A77 landslip works at Cairnryan

Transport

Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley’s 2026 vision

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Getting the basics right...is a top priority for Scottish Police Authority chairman Andrew Flanagan.

SPA chairman Andrew Flanagan discusses Policing 2026

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Conversation and consultation...is vital to ensuring the success of the 2026 vision, according to Deputy Chief Constable Rose Fitzpatrick.

DCC Rose Fitzpatrick on Police Scotland’s 2026 vision

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Scottish Police Authority chairman Andrew Flanagan with Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley at the 2026 strategy launch.

Police Scotland 2026: ten year strategy consultation

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Young engineers show their ingenuity

Education
Spring is the perfect time to have fun outdoors with your little ones.

Spring into action and embrace the outdoors with your wee ones

Education
Stranraer Academy

£28,000 Lotto boost for the academy

Education

Call for more young people to pursue apprenticeships

Education

Beef event captures farmers’ imagination

Business
Ian McAndrew, Chair of Visit South West Scotland with VisitScotland Regional Director Doug Wilson and Harry Hall from The Knowe in Carsphairn and owner of Mimi, the Triumph Stag.

Drive to put Galloway on the map

Business

Early buses are cancelled in Castle Douglas

Transport

PM calls snap general election

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon (right) and TripAdvisor senior vice-president Robin Ingle announce the new collaboration during a meeting at Carnegie Hall in New York.

Tourism deal could attract £150m to Scottish economy

Politics

Galloway Candidates for May election announced

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Eagle bid takes flight, thanks to £1.3m grant

Environment
The old show field in Wigtown

Wigtown community group apply to buy the old showfield

Environment

Inspection praises Stranraer support

Health
Heather Bestel will take on the London Marathon.

From liver failure to marathon success!

Health
Hazel Hamilton from Lockerbie and Kelvin Frew, originally from the Stewartry, now based in Dumfries.

First Queen’s Nurses in 50 years

Health

NHS urges caution to avoid accidents around the home

Health
NHS 24 is reminding the public that healthy alternatives to chocolate are available for Easter.

Stay healthy at Easter

Health