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News

Farming TV star brings out the sun!

Business
Professor David Munro is Historical Geographer in Residence at Drumlanrig Castle.

Cosmic talks turn to occult

News
Tthe Drinking Water Quality Regulator for Scotland confirms that 99.91 per cent of samples pass stringent water quality tests, but has highlighted that where failures do occur, many are a result of the hygienic condition of kitchen taps.

Scottish homeowners should take no chances with household plumbing

News
Drivers still admit to taking risks by calling and texting while driving, although the number has fallen since new legislation introduced earlier this year.

Law leads to drop in drivers using phones

Crime

Bursaries for new graduate medical course

Health

Brits waste £2bn a year ‘getting rid’ of currency on last day of holiday

News

More action needed on air pollution

Transport

BSE risk status announced

News

Mixed picture for Scottish insolvencies

News

Scottish workers are only thanked once a month

News

More action needed on air pollution

Transport
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

Transport
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
Questionaire

Council want your views on transport

Transport

Law leads to drop in drivers using phones

Crime
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

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

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

Farming TV star brings out the sun!

Business
Call for more action to tackle air pollution, despite Government ban on the sale of diesel and petrol cars.

More action needed on air pollution

Transport
Monster truck Big Pete will be at the show next Wednesday

A ‘monster’ line up for Wigtown Show

Business
At 90 per cent, Scotrails passenger satisfaction is back to its normal high levels, according to a new poll.

Rail passengers give Scotrail the thumbs up

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
The latest national survey of Scotlands population of capercaillie, the worlds largest grouse, estimates there to be only 1114 individuals - making it one of the countrys most endangered birds. Pic credit: Dave Braddock (rspb-images.com).

National survey results fuel plans to help one of Scotland’s most iconic birds

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

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

Bursaries for new graduate medical course

Health
Sammi Wood

Sammi’s Wood’s latest charity challenge

Health
Galloway Community Hospital

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