There are plans to erect eight wind turbines and associated buildings at Larbrax.

Larbrax windfarm proposals submitted

Brookfield Renewables UK of Edinburgh has applied to Dumfries and Galloway Council to vary a condition of the existing planning permission which will extend the date for the implementation of the existing permission to erect eight wind turbines and associated buildings at Larbrax, Leswalt, near Stranraer.

Witness the arrival of Spring in our region's beautiful Logan Gardens

Tourism blossoms in Galloway

Galloway’s annual Snowdrop Festival visitor attraction is about to get underway soon and it will take place against a backdrop of booming tourist figures in the region.

Police Scotland has said that anti-social behaviour, which includes littering and driving vehicles with non-standard exhaust systems fitted are just two areas they are clamping down on.

Police target litterbugs

Police Scotland, along with partner agencies in Newton Stewart have just completed a targeted campaign to tackle growing concerns in the community.

Windfarm cash is supporting local groups.

Groups share windfarm cash

In its first round of grant making, the Kilgallioch Community Benefit Company has awarded over £227,785 to 59 charities and community groups, with a further £400,000 to be distributed in the next round.

The recycling rate has seen a considerable increase since last year.

Scottish recycling rate rockets

Scottish recycling, composting and re-use of waste from all sources has rocketed past the 60 per cent milestone for the first time. That was the key finding of Official Statistics published today (29 May 2018) by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA).

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