Samantha Kanepe from Kirkcudbright Academy has been named the Dumfries and Galloway winner of the 2013 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society Schools Poster Competition supported by Virgin Money.
Dumfries and Galloway Sands were delighted to be able to buy and hand over a brand new camera and printer to staff at the Clenoch Birthing Centre, Galloway Community Hospital, Stranraer.
New Dark Sky Park street lighting is being installed across the region to both control light pollution and save money.
The latest statistics published by the Office of National Statistics show that the jobseekers claimant count in Dumfries and Galloway for April 2013 was 3392 , compared to 3298 for April 2012 .
Robson Pereira, 49, who owns Kirkclaugh Riding Centre near Gatehouse of Fleet, made no plea or declaration on Monday.
ATH Resources was the holding company for operators in Ayrshire, Fife and Dumfries and Galloway until its collapse in December More than 230 coal jobs have been saved after an energy and waste services group bought parts of collapsed surface mining firm Aardvark for A 10.4m. The move came as liquidators were appointed for Aardvark, the main trading ... (more)
Wigtownshire man Dr Lyell Hogg has achieved his dream in Mason City, Iowa, USA, after opening up the North Iowa Oral Surgery at a state-of-the-art facility.
Dumfries and Galloway MP Russell Brown has called on local schools to take part in My Money Week , giving pupils the chance to learn more about money and personal finance.
The trust wants to keep the area as a place of "beauty and tranquillity" and now has almost all the money it needs to buy the most southerly tip of the Scottish mainland A community group has secured more than A 300,000 towards its buy-out of the most southerly tip of Scotland.
A Newton Stewart teenager who became a Modern Apprentice at her former school is urging businesses across Dumfries and Galloway to support Scottish Apprenticeship Week, which runs from May 20-24. Morgan McKie believes her Modern Apprenticeship in Children's Care Learning and Development, supported by Skills Development Scotland, has transformed her ... (more)
A 54-year-old drugs courier found with cannabis resin with a potential street value of A 300,000 has been jailed by the sheriff at Dumfries for 29 months.
The Labour group on Dumfries and Galloway Council has expressed its concern that proposals for alternative arrangements during the closure of DG One do not go far enough.
The trio of proposals would see a total of 38 new turbines, all more than 100 metres in height, being erected near Shennanton, Portpatrick and Carsphairn.