Memories of a flooded Newton Stewart

One year ago today, Newton Stewart was engulfed in torrents of water which threatened many businesses and homes.

Over a 24-hour period, people were evacuated, roads closed, emergency units set up and a state of emergency declared.

Relief for local residents Innes Robb and Andrew Forsyth as the Fire and Rescue service bring them safely to firm ground. GG 2011083 12

Relief for local residents Innes Robb and Andrew Forsyth as the Fire and Rescue service bring them safely to firm ground. GG 2011083 12

Take a look at our slideshow of photos from November 19 2012 to see what the town was faced with.