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A DUMFRIES farmhouse has become the first in the country to win five-star status from VisitScotland.Read
LOCHSIDE Primary kids have joined the battle against crime.Read
THE region fell silent on Sunday morning as communities remembered their war dead.Read
STAFF at Chapelcross nuclear power station, which is now decommissioned, were tickled pink after raising £367 for Breast Cancer Research.Read
HEATHHALL Community Council held its Remembrance Day service at the Aviation Museum.Read
A COMMUNITY has vowed to rally against potential council cuts to two vital services.Read
A DUMFRIES doctor wants to introduce a minimum price per calorie for food.Read
STUNNING photographs of the fauna and flora around Lockerbie’s Eskrigg Nature Reserve have been turned into a fundraising calendar.Read
MORE THAN 1,000 international aid workers are to learn skills developed by a Dumfries woman.Read
PRIVATE bus operators which collect more than £3 million a year from Dumfries and Galloway’s public purse are set to hike up their contract charges.Read
ANOTHER 100 seasonal jobs are up for grabs at Annan’s Pinneys of Scotland factory to meet demand during the Christmas period.Read
FIRE service chief Colin Scott has warned that desperate budget cuts will put lives at risk.Read
PROTESTERS gathered outside council offices in Dumfries yesterday calling for a popular bowling club to be rehomed.Read
A GRAVEYARD has been overrun by rampaging rabbits and angry locals have had enough.Read
A DOCTOR put false details in a job application to make himself a more impressive candidate, a misconduct hearing has been told.Read
THE CROWN Office confirmed yesterday that no criminal proceedings are to be taken against Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell over an election expenses “mistake”.Read
DUMFRIES and Galloway Council is mulling over two funding cut options after the Scottish Government set its 2011/12 budget on Wednesday.Read
VICTIMS of domestic abuse will be “let down” if a decision to scrap short-term prison sentences goes ahead.Read
WE’VE had a Boots-yful start to this year’s Standard Christmas Toy Appeal.Read
AMBULANCE bosses have agreed to introduce changes to the way the service is run in Mid and Upper Nithsdale following fears that lives are being put at risk by the current system.Read
A TEACHERS’ union has condemned the catalogue of proposed education cuts.Read
CLOSEBURN residents will finally get the chance to voice their views on a proposed quarry that has the community up in arms.Read
THE FINDINGS of an investigation into why Lockerbie Town Hall was left as a potential death trap are expected to be revealed in the new year.Read
FOR almost three decades, Mary Anderson has opened her heart and her home to scores of kids looking for a loving family.Read
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