Christmas News
Candy canes carry Christmas message

Candy canes carry Christmas message

In the spirit of Christmas, Douglas-Ewart High School Head Girl (Kezia Dale) and sixth form prefects organised a Candy Cane Charity Fundraiser.

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Christmas build up well underway

Christmas build up well underway

The build up to Christmas is well underway in Stranraer with the latest event seeing hundreds of Santas running through the streets.

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Santa Claus is coming to a town near you!

Santa Claus is coming to a town near you!

Newton Stewart & District Round Table proudly present the unveiling of their new sleigh for 2016 after they needed to build a new sleigh after the trailer and sleigh were damaged last year.

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Kirkcudbright Choral society concert

Kirkcudbright Choral society concert

Kirkcudbright Choral society extends a very warm welcome to its traditional celebration of Christmas on Sunday 11th December starting at 7.30pm.

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Wigtown’s princesses light up festive season

Wigtown’s princesses light up festive season

Wigtown’s festival princesses, twins Diana and Helene Stetina, flew in from Austria specially to perform their ceremonial duties and carry out the Christmas lights switch-on.

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Kirkcudbright Christmas sees a host of events in town

Kirkcudbright Christmas sees a host of events in town

There are a host of Christmas events starting this weekend in Kirkcudbright.

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Christmas gifts galore at the Winter Kist

Christmas gifts galore at the Winter Kist

Wigtown Festival Company offers a warm welcome at this year’s Winter Kist taking place this weekend as part of Book Week Scotland.

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Card shop funds good causes

Card shop funds good causes

A Cards for Good Causes shop is open in Newton Stewart offering Diabetes UK Christmas cards for sale.

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