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ANNAN’S historic celebrations tomorrow have been given a £12,100 cash boost.Read
THE Absolutely Fabulous actress Joanna Lumley is to raise awareness of the Moat Brae project on the BBC One Show at 7pm tonight..Read
SUBARU driver Scott Robson earned his first podium position in the recent round of the UK Time Attack Championship at Knockhill.Read
SHAKESPEARE’S Globe production of Hamlet, which is set to visit Dumfries in August, is proving a hit with local schools.Read
ARRANGING flowers from ground level in her shop in Thornhill just wasn’t exciting enough for intrepid Margaret Young.Read
A YOUNG singer-songwriter has scooped a recording opportunity in a national talent competition.Read
A DETERMINED sister pushed herself to complete a charity challenge for her brother.Read
SHE’S an inspiration to the children of Dalbeattie Primary School where she’s the devoted head teacher.Read
A DECISION to set up a sub-committee to deal with Dumfries Common Fund has been declared a “major victory” for the people of the town.Read
THE DOORS to a new youth support unit in Dumfries were officially opened yesterday.Read
THE TOP spot in the British Pipe Band Championships, held in Annan, was again won by Grade 1 Field Marshal Montgomery from Northern Ireland.Read
MUD and the constant threat of rain did not stop Annan from being piping hot on Saturday as it staged the final of its three-year British Pipe Band Championship deal.Read
DESPITE the constant threat of rain hundreds turned out to support to Annan’s annual Riding of the Marches Raft Day on Sunday.Read
A DUMFRIES youngster is praying that her dream of dancing her way to the big time is about to become a reality.Read
THE SNP’s scooter raffle that never was will finally be drawn next week.Read
DENISE Van Outen was spotted having a go on the swings in Closeburn yesterday.Read
A 91-YEAR-OLD war veteran was attacked on his doorstep by a thug claiming to be from the council.Read
YOUNGSTERS at Hoddom Primary School in Ecclefechan were given a real blow on their last day of school.Read
CRISIS talks were being held yesterday between the major farming unions to see what action dairy farmers in the region could take over milk price cuts.Read
A VITAL bus service has been given a six-month reprieve.Read
CAITLIN Ritchie has been named as The Annan Young Citizen of the Year 2012.Read
RAP STAR Tinchy Stryder will headline at the 2012 Youth Beatz this autumn.Read
A £5.5 MILLION new Langholm Primary School could be up and running by December next year.Read
A DUNSCORE soldier killed in action in 1945 was laid to rest at Milsbeek War Cemetery in the Netherlands.Read
SIX Dumfries workers have lost their jobs as Clinton’s Cards rolled its shutters down for the last time.Read
AN ANNAN woman has raised more than £33,000 to support Scotland’s two children’s hospices.Read
A DOONHAMER is leading the Olympic charge into Scotland this month.Read
THE SKIRL O’ the pipes will again resonate in Annan tomorrow for the second Saturday in a row.Read
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