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News

New scheme to improve health of wild salmon

Environment
Roadworkers have experienced verbal and physical abuse while working on the region's roads.

Drivers’ ‘shocking’ abuse of workers

Crime
Two nurses have been recruited for Newton Stewart Hospital, although a cap o the number of beds will remain in place until August,

Successful recruitment to hospital’s staff

Health

Obstacles overcome to provide hospital with mobile reception

Health

Hundreds sign up for first Borderlands Conference

Business

MSP says enterprise agency should be a driver of change in economy

Politics

Buccleuch investing in rural economy

Business
Colin Smyth has berated both the UK and Scottish Governments for what he says is a lack of action on jobs in the Langholm area.

MSP says “spiralling” NHS recruitment crisis needs to be tackled

Health
Colin Smyth has berated both the UK and Scottish Governments for what he says is a lack of action on jobs in the Langholm area.

Action needed to Langholm “jobs crisis”

Politics

Wigtown man dies in hospital three weeks after Newton Stewart crash

Transport
Daytime parking in Victoria Street is always at a premium

Parking problems continue in Newton Stewart

Transport
Roe deer.

Deer danger warning for motorists

Transport

Drivers’ ‘shocking’ abuse of workers

Crime
The police campaign will last until the start of June.

Campaign highlights awareness of bogus callers

Crime
Up to 3500 motorcycles are expected to pass through the area on their way to Cairnryan.

Motorists urged to think bike as motorcycles pass through area

Crime
The incident happened this morning.

Police round up 31 missing animals

Crime
A Scots Gaelic sign on the Isle of Skye

Quiz: How good is your Scottish Gaelic?

Arts
The EIS says teachers' salaries have gone down 20 per cent in real terms in the last decade.

Teachers urged to send clear message to John Swinney calling for a ‘fair pay increase’

Education
Entrants from Douglas-Ewart school for Poppyscotland competition

Douglas-Ewart and Annan need votes

Education

Pupils set for five weeks of exams

News

Hundreds sign up for first Borderlands Conference

Business
The Duke of Buccleuch said that his company's investments will make a "significant contribution to economic development in the South of Scotland".

Buccleuch investing in rural economy

Business
The Pinneys plant in Annan is due to close at the end of the year.

Staff “devastated” by closure

Business
The group aims to build on Dumfries and Galloway's reputation for its natural larder and tourist attractions.

Industries team up to promote region

Business

MSP says enterprise agency should be a driver of change in economy

Politics
Colin Smyth has berated both the UK and Scottish Governments for what he says is a lack of action on jobs in the Langholm area.

Action needed to Langholm “jobs crisis”

Politics
The Ryan Centre will be one of the venues for the Scottish Youth Parliament this weekend.

Scottish Youth Parliament to meet in Stranraer

Politics
Mr Carson said more needs to be done to protect residents from an increase in antisocial behaviour.

Call to protect rural policing

Politics

New scheme to improve health of wild salmon

Environment
It's not good news for Scottish residents with a phobia of creepy crawlies (Photo: Charlesjsharp / Wikimedia Commons)

Experts predict an increase in Scotland's daddy longlegs population

News

Successful recruitment to hospital’s staff

Health
Vodafone and EE users can now access mobile services at DGRI.

Obstacles overcome to provide hospital with mobile reception

Health
Colin Smyth has berated both the UK and Scottish Governments for what he says is a lack of action on jobs in the Langholm area.

MSP says “spiralling” NHS recruitment crisis needs to be tackled

Health
The proposal is to build the centre next to the new Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary.

Proposals put forward for new cancer care centre

Health
Helping to raise awareness can lead to early diagnosis.

Raising awarenss of bowel cancer

Health