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A man caught with cocaine in his underwear during a journey between Girvan and Newton Stewart was ordered to undertake 80 hours of unpaid work this week.
Dumfries and Galloway Council and Stena Line have revealed that there have been over 20 enquiries to date from interested parties to develop the East Pier in Stranraer.
Scientists in Edinburgh say that while just six cases have been confirmed since 2006, the situation is likely to be much wider-spread than they have seen so far.
Plans for an 80-metre high wind speed monitoring mast on Kirkdale Hill, Carsluith which would have paved the way for a wind farm have been refused.
Despite a raft of objections, councillors gave the green light to an energy firm's proposals to erect nine 413ft turbines each three times the height of Carlisle Civic Centre at Beck Burn Peat Works between Longtown and Gretna.
I must admit that I struggle to see the dynamic middle ground in the debate over Scotland's independence.
And a Facebook campaign has now been launched in a bid to raise awareness of the case and to track down anyone with information about it.
Access notes Park in the double-entry layby . At the right end of the fence a path leads down through the wood to the beach.
Police have named the man killed when his motorcycle collided with a Mercedes van on the A713 near Dalry on Wednesday.
An advert for the event said an all-night party on 18 September would be "followed in the morning with a celebration champagne brunch".
Electric Fields music festival ready to rock Dumfries and Galloway with acts including Prides, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Honeyblood and Fatherson Electric Fields organisers have announced a last minute addition to the region's newest festival - the Red Bull Studios Stage Electric Fields, which takes place in the grounds of Drumlanrig Castle, ... (more)
An increased police presence in rural areas would act as a deterrent to wildlife crime, the Law Society of Scotland has said.
This year's Spring Fling visual art and craft event was the biggest ever with 40,000 studio visits and A 1.4 million brought in for the local economy.
In December 2006 an in-depth article appeared in this newspaper looking at the future prospects of the Scottish ski industry.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 12:54 pm
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