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Rural Scotland lit up by stunning street art
Artists Will Barras and Amy Winstanley take a break from painting an old barn at East Knockbrex Farm, near Newton Stewart.
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The exhibition will run at the National War Museum until March 2015, before going on tour to eight venues around Scotland - Dumfries and Galloway, Ayrshire, the Borders, South Lanarkshire, Grampian, Perth, the Highlands and Orkney - thanks to support from the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Scottish Government.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
Banksy-type barns are all the rustic rage
Scenes of a rural nature by specially selected artists all set for the Spring Fling festival in Dumfries and Galloway.
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Salmond appeals to border community
Mr Salmond will again insist that Scotland will keep the pound, despite the pointed refusal of all major UK parties to agree to a currency union People in the north of England would still be able to work and trade in an independent Scotland without changing currency, First Minister Alex Salmond will say today.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Come Dine with Me
Dairy farmer's wife and Disney enthusiast Charlene Fry-Henderson hosts the first dinner party in Dumfries and Galloway, where she hopes that her locally reared meat, home cooking, and entertainment involving a plastic cow will secure her the A 1,000 prize.
Sun Apr 20, 2014
Moc Golfers 5th After Day 1 Of SoCon Championships
The Chattanooga Mocs shot 297 to open play at the Southern Conference Championship at National Golf Club.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
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Dumfries serves up TV feast
Five people in Dumfries will sample a taste of small-screen stardom next week when cult Channel Four reality show Come Dine With Me features episodes filmed in the region.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Recycling takes a backward step
Recycling in the Machars took a backward step this week with the news that both the opening of the state-of-the-art recycling centre at Barnkirk, Newton Stewart and the new waste collection policy were being postponed.
Arr Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship: Round 3: April 26th
Two points separate frontrunners Euan Thorburn and David Bogie going into the third round of the ARR Craib MSA Scottish Rally Championship in Aberdeen on Saturday, April 26th.
Dumfries woman finds message in bottle from 1960s
FOR more than five decades, its journey has been a mystery known only to the tides and currents of the Solway Firth.
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New kidney for New Abbey man
David Cameron is told food banks are no myth after being accused of trying to hide scale of the problem PRIME Minister's smear tactics against a Christian charity are condemned as Labour MP says Britain is the hungry man of Europe.
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Beaches get excellent grades
It's the first time since 2008 that a local beach has been given an excellent mark for water quality.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Scotland 'worst' in UK for mobile phone coverage
Improved 2G and 3G signals are needed to increase growth and encourage visitors to return to the country, the Federation of Small Businesses said.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Inspectors raise child safety fears
Inspectors have warned they are "not confident" that vulnerable children and young people in Dumfries and Galloway are being kept safe.
Gold panners find human remains
The men found a skull and part of a femur on Sunday as they worked in a burn near Wanlockhead in Dumfries and Galloway.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
The 'forgotten' bestseller writer
In the late 19th and early 20th century, Samuel Rutherford Crockett - published as SR Crockett - was a hugely successful novelist.
Proposal to cut library hours scaled back following outcry
Dumfries and Galloway Council had come under fire after it said it intended to switch the library in Wigtown from a full-time service that was open for 40-and-a-half hours a week to one that is open 17.5 hours.
Artist thanks hospital staff
Ward 3 Staff at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary with the painting and artist L-R David Clark , Nichola Burnett , Davy Brown , Sharon Ferguson , Iain Muir , Elizabeth Ferguson , Julie Booth, Senior Charge Nurse.
Awarded for big ideas
The NHS Dumfries and Galloway Interventions for Dementia: Education, Assessment and Support team are celebrating after scooping a national award that recognises their work on reducing stress and distress in people living with dementia.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Every Scots beach in guide passes water quality tests
EVERY Scottish beach entered in a prestigious guide has passed its rigorous quality standards for the first time in almost 30 years.