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10 Scottish restaurants named in UK top 100

Ten Scottish restaurants have been featured in a prestigious top 100 list, which showcases the best culinary talent in the UK.
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A Scots Gaelic sign on the Isle of Skye

Quiz: How good is your Scottish Gaelic?

Take our quiz and see how well you know Scotland's second language
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Last years winners were the band, Back From Nowhere from Dalbeattie High School.

Battle of the Bands

Eden Festival are on the search for the best youth band in Dumfries and Galloway. Could it be you?

Music
Extra tickets will go on sale this Friday for Runrig's concert in Stirling on Friday, August 17.

Extra tickets released for Runrig’s farewell concert

A limited number of additional tickets are to be released for Runrig’s farewell concert: The Last Dance in Stirling’s City Park.

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Glasgow 2018 see more top-class sporting action coming to Scotland.

Glasgow 2018 promises 11 days of top sports and cultural activities

Glasgow 2018 is the first time in history that existing European Championships in aquatics, cycling, gymnastics, rowing and triathlon have been brought together into one major event alongside a new golf championships, with athletics being held in Berlin.

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Gandeys Circus will be appearing in Dumfries.

Circus returns to Dumfries following a sell-out run in Hong Kong

The UK’s biggest and most spectacular Big Top show, GANDEYS CIRCUS is coming to Dumfries showfield with an action-packed star-studded production for the whole family – with a cast of over 30 all new acts never before seen in the Scotland !!

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Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival launch their 39th annual programme.

Arts festival gets underway

Scotland’s largest rural performing arts festival kicked-off off its 39th year on Thursday evening with a spectacular concert.

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Inspiring presentation from global scholars

Inspiring presentation from global scholars

Rotary Global Scholars, Kayla Stovall and Carlyn Harris, who are both studying for a Masters Degree in Public Health at Edinburgh University, gave an inspiring presentation to Kirkcudbright Rotary Club last Tuesday evening.

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Accusations fly over Galloway Hoard

Accusations fly over Galloway Hoard

South Scotland MSP Colin Smyth has accused the Scottish Government of dragging its heels over a deal to display part of the Galloway Hoard at the new Kirkcudbright Art Gallery.

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The Arctic Monkeys first UK tour date in over three years will take place at TRNSMT Festival

Arctic Monkeys to headline TRNSMT festival

Sheffield rockers the Arctic Monkeys have announced Glasgow festival TRNSMT as their first UK tour date in over three years.

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Kirkcudbright Academy are busy rehearsing their Christmas Show of Beauty and The Beast.

Pupils get ready for Christmas show

Kirkcudbright Academy are busy rehearsing their Christmas Show - Beauty and The Beast. The cast range from S1 to S6 with and performance nights are on 7th and 8th of December. More information can be obtained from the School Office. Director, Mrs Jackson-Bonning, teacher of Drama and Musical Director, Miss Gill, teacher of Music, are proud of all the effort everyone is putting in to make sure the show is a super success,

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Do you know someone who fits the bill?

Nominate an ‘Unexpected Star’ for new Michael McIntyre TV series

A new BBC show hosted by Michael McIntyre is looking for new talent - but the nominees can’t find out…

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Le Haggis are appearing at the Big Burns Supper

Star-studded line up as top acts head for Big Burns Supper

A heady mixture of cabaret, comedy and music will head up next year’s landmark celebration of Scotland’s National Bard, Robert Burns.

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A Carolingian vessel found with the Galloway Hoard.

Galloway Hoard is saved for the nation after nearly £2 million raised in six months

National Museums Scotland has today announced that it has achieved its fundraising target of £1.98 million in order to acquire the Galloway Hoard on behalf of the nation.

Arts
The Wigtownshire Women's Aid team.

Women’s Aid are Christmas Fair winners

Wigtownshire Women’s Aid is set to benefit from Lochinch Castle Charity Christmas Fair taking place on 10th & 11th November, 2017

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Karen-Marie Keenan

What a year for Karen-Marie!

Karen-Marie Keenan only took up Drum Major competition in February this year and entered her first competition in June, but has already won a host of awards.

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Friday the 13th: Why is it unlucky?

Friday the 13th: Why is it unlucky?

It’s Friday 13th, the most cursed day in the calendar.

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Ramblers on the Port Logan circular

Ramblers head for the ‘really lost’ village

On Saturday, 7th October, 18 Wigtownshire Ramblers met for an easy walk round Port Logan, widdershins.  They set off southwards on an old drovers’ road, unconcerned about the gittery conditions underfoot as we chatted to friends.

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Ray Mears

Ray Mears explores Australia’s wilderness

This coming week Ray Mears, the famous woodsman, instructor, businessman and author will be presenting the first in a new series of seven half-hour programmes.

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Erin is getting her lovely long red hair cut and has chosen to donate it to the Little Princess Trust

Erin’s big cut for charity

A Leswalt schoolgirl is cutting her flowing locks in aid of children’s charity the Little Princess Trust.

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