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Disgruntled Kirroughtree staff want their wages and tips paid

The former staff of Kirroughtree Hotel have been left without wages and tips owed to them when the hotel suddenly shut earlier this month.

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Newton Stewart Market

Newton Stewart Market prices

PRIME & CAST SHEEP - WEDNESDAY 29TH NOVEMBER.

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planning applications

Planning applications

STRANRAER, Auchtralure Farm, erection of poultry unit; applicant Mr & Mrs John Dalrymple (17/1963/FUL).

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MSP Finlay Carson

Lottery’s £19,000 boost

Two local community groups are celebrating after benefiting from National Lottery funding.

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A programme of upgrading and improvement is needed on the  A77 road through south west Scotland.

En route for an improved A77?

It’s time to get serious about upgrading the road network in South West Scotland.

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For sale, Stranraer waterfront.

Money for nothing

An MSP has questioned the Scottish Government on the fate of £6m it promised for the project to give Stranraer Waterfront a facelift.

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Dumfries and Galloway Council

Planning application goes in for old showfield

A planning application from 3b Construction for 43 houses at Southfield Park, Wigtown was officially lodged with Dumfries and Galloway Council last week.

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Kirroughtree House Hotel

Kirroughtree closes its doors

An iconic hotel in Galloway has closed its doors after suffering a sustained downturn in business, writes Stephen Norris.

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planning applications

Latest planning applications

The following planning applications have been registered with Dumfries nd Galloway Council this week:

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The Black Loch in Galloway Forest Park
Photographer - John Lindsay

Galloway National Park idea gains support

Scenic Galloway has taken a step forward to becoming Scotland’s latest National Park.

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New mobile banking service punctured by customer criticism

A Wigtown and District Community Councillor branded the new Bank of Scotland mobile service in the town “disastrous” at a meeting on Monday evening.

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Dumfries and Galloway Council

Council’s budget will reduce by a quarter in five years

A local councillor has warned the public to take proposed cuts to the local authority’s budget seriously as it will impact heavily in the region.

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Newton Stewart Market

Newton Stewart Market prices

Wednesday 15th November - 1529 Prime and Cast Sheep Sold

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Hardeep Singh Kohli with the Youth Media Team at this year's festival.

Half million is shelled out at oyster festival

Over half a million pounds was pumped into the Stranraer economy during its first Oyster Festival claimed its organisers this week.

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Daytime parking in Victoria Street is always at a premium

Parking problems continue in Newton Stewart

Vehicles belonging to staff working in shops and offices in Newton Stewart are still cluttering up the main street, blocking parking spaces for up to nine hours, Cree Valley Community Council heard this week.

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planning applications

Latest planning applications

STRANRAER, 12 Hanover Street, installation of two retractable sun canopies and shop frontage including replacement windows and door - partially retrospective; applicant Tres Chic Hair & Beauty (17/1668/FUL).

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The Loch Ryan Port in Cairnryan.

Port concern at road closures

Ferry operator Stena Line say ongoing roadworks and disruption on the A77 and A75 trunk roads is now ‘debilitating’ to its port operations.

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The worrying of sheep and other livestock by domestic dogs not only has an obvious financial and emotional impact on farmers when their animals are killed or injured, but also has an effect on the animals themselves, their productivity and welfare.

Rise in sheep attacks by dogs unacceptable

A month-long campaign has been launched by Police Scotland to raise awareness among dog owners about the devastating effects of livestock worrying.

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The Pink team.

Second and third for pink and blue teams

Two teams competed for Machars at Dumfries and Galloway’s Junior Speech Making competition on Sunday, November 5 at Twynholm.

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Fairtrade triumph
for area celebrated

Fairtrade triumph for area celebrated

The award of coveted Fairtrade Zone status to Dumfries and Galloway was this week being hailed as a huge success for the area.

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