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55 min ago | Newsday
A man has been killed in a crash between a car and a lorry on the B7076 at Johnstonebridge near Lockerbie.
55 min ago | Newsday
Alex Salmond has clashed with Labour leader Johann Lamont over oil figures in the final first minister's questions before the referendum.
56 min ago | Newsday
Craiginches opened in the 19th Century but, along with Peterhead Prison, closed to make way for the new HMP Grampian in Peterhead.
1 hr ago | Galloway Today
Police in Dumfries and Galloway are warning householders to be on their guard after a bogus caller was found operating last weekend.
A LONDON-based renewable energy investment company has bought two wind farms in Scotland underlining its confidence in the commercial potential of such assets in the country.
The vehicles were parked on William Street between 2pm on Thursday and 9am on Friday, during which time around A 150 cash was stolen from handbags left in the cars.
The new weekly food waste recycling service for residents in the Wigtownshire area will launch at the end of the month.
An award of a 38m contract by Scotland's second largest social landlord to a local builder on the verge of collapse is under investigation by the Scottish Housing Regulator and Audit Scotland, the Sunday Herald can reveal.
Farmgate prices for beef cattle hit record levels in November last year but have tumbled dramatically by almost A 250 per head in the past 8 months.
FOR most men the moment they drop to one knee and propose to their girlfriend is a slightly nerve-racking occasion which can end in future bliss or outright rejection.
SNP MSP for the South of Scotland Dr Aileen McLeod has welcomed the announcement by Environment Minister Paul Wheelhouse that a National Resilience Centre will be established at the Crichton Campus.
But when the offer of seeing her dad's bike once again was made to her on Facebook, the 35-year-old said it was a "dream come true".
MSP Elaine Murray used her speech in Tuesday's debate on the economic opportunities of independence to highlight the strong links between Dumfries and Galloway and Carlisle and Cumbria.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 07:27 am
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