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Walking festival hosts party of Japanese academics

Newton Stewart Walking Festival Committee played host last week to a group of Japanese academics interested in walking tourism, path provision and countryside access.

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All Roads Lead to Whithorn

A very positive meeting was held last Friday by the All Roads Lead to Whithorn committee with Gordon Fleming of ARPL Architects to discuss the revised drawings for the New Town Hall refurbishment proposals.

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An artists impression of how the event space could look.

Chance for public to view Kirkconnel event space

Dumfries and Galloway Council are holding a Community Event on Saturday 26th August (3pm – 6pm) at the Miners Memorial Hall, Kelloholm.

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Newton Stewart Market

Newton Stewart Market

Prices from Wednesday, August 16:

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Rupert Shaw with Janis Varklas of VP Holding Ltd, Hong Kong following the loading of the 20ft container.

Antler shipment bound for Chinese medicinal market

A shipment of Scottish Red Deer antlers has started its 35-day journey from Dumfries and Galloway to the Far East.

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Machars Young Farmers enjoyed a netball night

Netball night for young farmers members

The Machars Young Farmers girls had another successful Netball Night last Thursday 10th August at Port William MUGA.

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Illustration depicting a sign with a planning application concept.

Latest planning applications

The following planning applications have been registered with Dumfries and Galloway Council:

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Mark Rowley (Scottish Borders Council), Peter Jackson (Northumberland Council) Elaine Murray (Dumfries and Galloway Council), The Rt Hon David Mundell MP, Secretary of State for Scotland, Stewart Young (Cumbria County Council)

Borderlands leaders met with Secretary of State

Representatives of the new Borderland Initiative met with the Secretary of State for Scotland on Wednesday to promote the region on both sides of the border.

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David Mitchinson

David’s passion will make things happen

Newton Stewart Initiative have recently appointed a new project coordinator who says his “passion” for the town can drive the group’s major plans forward.

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The Bank of Scotland building in Wigtown

Initiative group eye up bank

As well as registering an interest in the old showfield, the Wigtown & Bladnoch Community Initiative now want to take over the bank building in the county town.

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This SMS will give every fishing vessel owner in the UK the support needed to help them become compliant with the ILO C188 changes by February 2018.

Survey call for fishing fleet

Seafish is calling for vessel owners and skippers in Ayrshire to participate in its 12th annual economic survey of the UK fishing fleet.

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Illustration depicting a sign with a planning application concept.

Latest planning applications

The following planning applications have been registered with Dumfries and Galloway Council:

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All factory staff will soon benefit from the Living Wage.

Poppy factory becomes Living Wage employer

Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory in Edinburgh has been named an accredited Living Wage employer.

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Open junior winner Ollie McKie with his Indian Runner

Wigtown Poultry Show delights exhibitors and visitors alike

Despite very wet weather at Wigtown Show last Wednesday, there were smiles aplenty in the ever-popular poultry marquee.

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MSP Emma Harper met with members of the Galloway Glens Canoe Trail Steering Group earlier this week

MSP supports plans for new canoe trail

MSP Emma Harper met with members of the Galloway Glens Canoe Trail Steering Group earlier this week to see plans for a new Canoe Trail.

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Ayrshire Cow takes the Craig Cup at a rain-sodden Bladnoch Park

TROPHIES and prizes presented at the Wigtown Agricultural Show 2017 were:

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Finlay Carson MSP at the A77

MSP welcomes A77 plans

Local MSP Finlay Carson has welcomed confirmation by Scotland Transerv that resurfacing works on a stretch of the A77 north of Stena road will take place in September.

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Ayrshire takes Champion of Champions at Wigtown Show

Ayrshire takes Champion of Champions at Wigtown Show

In weather so foul the parade of Champions had to be cancelled, a four-year-old Ayrshire dairy cow, shown by C and S Service, Moorpark, Sandhead, was the Craig Cup winner at today’s Wigtown Agricultural Show in Bladnoch Park.

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The Scotsman showed strong growth in digital revenue.

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

Newspaper publisher Johnston Press today hailed a strong half-year performance including a double-digit hike in digital advertising revenues and audience numbers.

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