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News

Midwife to meet health secretary

Health
The Bible went missing some time on Tuesday or Wednesday.

Theft of rare Bible

Crime
Lactallis McLelland will be at the Royal Highland Show until Sunday.

Stranraer company to showcase wares and the Royal Highland Show

Business

Call for new enterprise agency to halt decline in small businesses

Business

Options for Stranraer’s waterfront put forward

Politics

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

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

Theft of rare Bible

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

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
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

Stranraer company to showcase wares and the Royal Highland Show

Business
The FSB has called for the South of Scotland's new enterprise agency to create new businesses in the region.

Call for new enterprise agency to halt decline in small businesses

Business
Keynote speakers will include David Mundell MP, Secretary of State for Scotland.

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

Midwife to meet health secretary

Health
Dumfries and Galloway Council has reiterated its commitment to the waterfront redevelopment project.

Options for Stranraer’s waterfront put forward

Politics
MSP Joan McAlpine has said the new enterprise agency needs to address particular problems in the south west.

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
The sector is facing a number of significant challenges, including a decline in the number of salmon.

New scheme to improve health of wild salmon

Environment

Midwife to meet health secretary

Health
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
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