Newton Stewart man cycles the length of Scotland in memory of his late wife
Last Saturday Stephen Varney, from Newton Stewart, known in the local cycling community as Nipper, rode his bike the length of Scotland in less than a day to raise money for charity in memory of his late wife.
A leading charity has expressed concerns over access to oral healthcare in Scotland, as new research reveals an estimated 216,000 of the country’s residents are facing a 40-mile round-trip to be seen by a dentist.
A major project to enable delivery of a new ‘digital hospital’, and provide greater connectivity for public services in our region is now complete. Months of work to install a seven mile long cable around Dumfries has paved the way for a new circuit that will connect data centres serving the new hospital, existing hospital and the local Council.