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News
New research has revealed that marital status and age are key in how older people respond to scams.

Scammers target more than 400,000 older people in Scotland

Crime
Campaigners are calling for cameras in slaughterhouses to be required by law.

Petition calls for compulsory CCTV in slaughterhouses

Environment
Monday 21st November
The removal of the sparling bridge
The bridge swings round towards the riverside  car park

November date for Sparling Bridge reinstatment

Transport

Petition to save A&E at GCH in Stranraer

Health

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Transport

Police investigate Glentrool break in

Crime
Some of the products recalled by MacSween of Edinburgh. Picture: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL

MacSween recalls haggis products over ‘botulism fears’

Health
Little Ross Island

‘Murder’ island is put up for sale for £325k

Business

November date for Sparling Bridge reinstatment

Transport
From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Transport
Questionaire

Council want your views on transport

Transport
Finlay Carson MSP

MSP raises concerns over timing of A77 works

Transport
The incident happened on a train between Perth and Edinburgh. Picture; stock image

New rail partnership launched in south west

Transport

Scammers target more than 400,000 older people in Scotland

Crime
Police Scotland

Police investigate Glentrool break in

Crime
Thefts of quad bikes and tractors has fallen in the last two years.

Fall in tractor and quad bike thefts

Crime

Galloway police target phone use while driving

Crime

Helpline to open again next month for pupils waiting on exam results

Education
Rebecca McQuaker.

Rebecca’s graduation double celebration

Education
Stewart with the Joliny family

Top student Stewart gives prize to charity

Education
Monday 21st November
The removal of the sparling bridge
The bridge swings round towards the riverside  car park

November date for Sparling Bridge reinstatment

Transport
From left: John Fairweather, regional resilience advisor, Karen Macaulay, national emergency preparedness communications and liaison manager (both Scottish Ambulance Service), Mark Ilderton, head of ScotRail Alliance Integrated Control.

Early interventions help unwell customers and cut delays

Transport
Potholes

Residents are “scunnered” with uneven surfaces

Politics
Alister Jack MP.

Galloway captures the hearts of all who visit says new MP in maiden speech

Politics
Drones are becoming increasing ly popular

Drones threat to privacy discussed at Wigtown CC

Politics

Petition calls for compulsory CCTV in slaughterhouses

Environment
Sofa so good as the social media campaign to promote this free uplift service reaches one million people

Video shows how to skip the trip to the tip

Environment
Poll calls to protect places like the hill Quinag in the Scottish Highlands. Pic: Kevin Lelland.

Poll calls for Scotland’s wild lands to be protected

Environment
The yellow-legged tortoiseshell. Picture: SWNS

Sir David Attenborough warning of butterfly decline - and how you can help

Environment

Petition to save A&E at GCH in Stranraer

Health
Some of the products recalled by MacSween of Edinburgh. Picture: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL

MacSween recalls haggis products over ‘botulism fears’

Health
Galloway Community Hospital

Answers needed after hospital unit closes for a week

Health
Susan Lowes, Policy and Public Affairs Manager
Fiona Snowdon, Regional Office Administrator
Georgia Ramplin, Community Fundraiser for Dumfries and Galloway and South Lanarkshire
Colin Smyth MSP
Susan Macrae, Helper Service Manager
Elizabeth Baines, Clinical Nurse Manager
Jessica English, Senior Nurse
Judy Lever, Healthcare Assistant

MSP praises support given by Marie Curie

Health

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

Health