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Thieves make off with jewellery haul
Thieves have taken jewellery and a laptop computer worth about A 10,000 in total from a house in a Dumfries and Galloway village.
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Intensive care unit cleaning 'poor'
Health inspectors have called for a string of improvements after finding poor cleaning practices in a hospital's intensive care unit .
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Tartan Week: Anger at Buccleuch Great Scot title
A ROW has broken out over plans to celebrate Scotland's largest landowner as one of the world's "Great Scots" at the annual Tartan Week celebrations in New York next month.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Holyrood rules out nuclear sub radioactive waste dumping in Scotland
Scotland's Environment Minister, Richard Lochhead, has written to the UK's Under Secretary for Defence, Philip Dunne, saying that waste from dismantling the vessels "should not be stored in Scotland".
Shore body named as missing man
Police say a body found by a walker on a beach in Dumfries and Galloway has been identified as that of a missing Annan man.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
From a lightkeeper's house and lighthouse in Dumfries and Galloway, to a former firestation converted into loft apartments in Brooklyn, New York.
NHS dental services to end
NHS Dumfries and Galloway's plans to close dental provision at the health centre in Minnigaff were met with dismay by members of Cree Valley Community Council this week.
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On the trail of Rabbie's links
Three new Burns Trails will let visitors absorb information about the Scottish Bard and his poetry while enjoying the landscapes of south Scotland that inspired his work.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Man dies in Dumfries house fire
Firefighters responded to a smoke alarm activation at a house in Broomrig Court in Lincluden, Dumfries, at around 12.15am yesterday.
Trails made for Burns
VISITORS will be able to walk in the footsteps of Robert Burns after three new trails were created for people interested in the sights that inspired the national Bard.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Bereaved partner urges fishermen to wear lifejackets
THE partner of a fisherman who was lost at sea has made an emotional appeal for all workers to wear a life jacket after new figures suggested many are not regularly using the safety devices.
Library consultation in Whithorn tomorrow
Officers from Dumfries and Galloway Council's Community and Customer Services team will consult with customers about changes planned for of Whithorn Library tomorrow, Thursday, March 6, between 3.30pm and 4.30pm.
Man dies following kitchen fire
Firefighters were sent to the property at Broomrig Court in Lincluden at about 00:15 on Tuesday following reports of a smoke alarm having been activated.
Committee told to keep out of NHS staffing plans
The issue of NHS provisions in the Stranraer area must be left to NHS Dumfries and Galloway to deal with, local councillors were told this week.
West Lothian Council may quit Cosla
Aberdeen, Dumfries and Galloway, Renfrewshire, Inverclyde, South Lanarkshire and Glasgow councils have also warned they may leave in April 2015.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
McMillan Hall to close for seven months
There was a stunned silence at Monday night's meeting of Cree Valley Community Council when a Dumfries and Galloway Council official delivered the shock news that the McMillan Hall would be shut for seven months for essential repairs.
Flood options to be discussed by council
Newton Stewart's flood protection options will be discussed by Dumfries and Galloway Council next week at a meeting of the economy, environment and infrastructure committee.
Perthshire flooding 'underlines need for action plan' - NFU
The NFU has used a visit to a flood-hit farmer in Perthshire to renew its call for key stakeholders to get round the table and start planning to minimise the impact that flooding is having on farmland around Scotland.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
18% of hyperactive youngsters wait months for care
ALMOST a fifth of children and young people needing access to mental health services in Scotland are waiting more than 18 weeks to be seen, figures show.