18 June 2013: 11:45pm
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The Reverend Bill McKenzie MBE, his wife Margaret, two daughters and their families and his sister Reverend Mae McKenzie visited the David Livingstone Memorial Centre in Blantyre.Read
PORTPATRICK Lifeboat Week gets underway next month with a line-up of fun and exciting events for all the family.Read
MORE than £20,000 has been raised for a variety of charities from people opening their gardens to the public in Dumfriesshire this year.Read
BARONY College students were presented with certificates and trophies marking their achievements over the past academic year at the annual Barony College presentation of certificates and awards event recently.Read
LESSONS were suspended at Dumfries Academy on Friday morning while pupils raised more than £3,500 for a cancer charity, the school library and its general committee.Read
DUMFRIES group Youth Alive was given a special present – a new computer system.Read
DYNAMIC Youth Awards have been presented to ten people from Lockerbie who have spent six months carrying out various projects on the theme of respect.Read
A WIGTOWNSHIRE woman who has lost friends and family to cancer has been nominated for Buchanan’s of Scotland Young People of the Year award for her charity and community work.Read
A FORMER student of Dumfries and Galloway College won a Stewartry Celebration of Achievement award at a recent event held at Threave Visitor Centre, Castle Douglas.Read
A FORMER student at Dumfries and Galloway College is to represent the UK at a prestigious event in Canada in September.Read
CHILDMINDERS from Dumfries Childminding Group joined forces with parents to treat 45 school-age children to an afternoon of tenpin bowling at AMF Bowling in Carlisle, on Sunday, June 14.Read
A GROUP of young men are flying the flag for the future of the construction industry in the region – and bucking the national trend.Read
THREE members of the Scottish Youth Parliament (SYP) from Dumfries and Galloway were recently involved in celebrating its 10th anniversary.Read
THREE very special Georgetown Community Centre volunteers have been given a real vote of thanks for their hard work serving up food.Read
A PENPONT couple have celebrated 60 years of marriage.Read
GENERATIONS of youngsters at Lochmaben Primary School are celebrating 50 years of donations to a children’s charity.Read
THORNHILL and District Rotary Club members were delighted to hand over a cheque for £11,400 to a cancer charity recently.Read
THE LIGHTS went out for the final time at Bargrennan Church last Sunday following a moving and sombre service conducted by the Reverend Edward Lyons.Read
A DUMFRIES charity was delighted to receive the proceeds of a raffle organised by the Solway Quilters group.Read
A UNIVERSITY recently celebrated the success of one of its innovative new training programmes.Read
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