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A change in the Scheme for Community Councils in Dumfries and Galloway means that 16-year olds can now vote for and become community councillors.
NHS Dumfries and Galloway board bosses ordered by ombudsman to apologise to family of dementia patient after string of failures in care NHS bosses have apologised to the family of a dementia patient who was discharged from hospital unable to walk, talk, swallow tablets or eat solid food.
A fresh call has been made for the re-opening of Solway cockle beds that have been targeted by illegal gangs of fishermen.
A community council is to ask local authority planning officers to investigate their claims that a well established road remains a right of way despite its recent purchase.
A group of Northern Ireland yachtsmen were treated to a rare sighting of a humpback whale as they travelled from Dumfries and Galloway to County Down this week.
Following recent reports of armed police being deployed on routine patrols in Dumfries and other parts of Scotland, MSP Elaine Murray has raised concerns about their use across the region.
NFU Scotland will be hosting a panel of high-profile speakers as it continues its roadshow of independence debates at an event in Dumfries and Galloway on Tuesday 29 July.
Dumfries and Galloway's Chamber of Arts is hosting a two-day visit to the region by Janet Archer, chief executive of Creative Scotland.
With the Wickerman Festival expecting crowds from across Scotland as well as Galloway, Police Scotland is calling on all festival goers to have fun, but keep themselves safe.
A seven-strong shoal of red-bellied piranhas that had outgrown a home aquarium in Dumfries and Galloway is settling in to new surroundings.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 01:52 am
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