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Ch Supt Julian Innes, the area's divisional commander, told BBC Scotland: "I make most of the local decisions that take place here.
A heartbroken mum, whose son died following an accident in the River Nith, said her boy would have been proud to be an organ donor.
An attempt by a local bus company owner to continue to operate while he appeals a decision to close his two businesses down has failed.
A nationwide charity relay with a difference will be visiting RAF Marham and the former RAF West Raynham base next month.
Nigel Miller, President of NFUS Scotland, has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of Scotland's Rural College, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to Scottish Agriculture and the rural economy.
The National Farmers Union Scotland's president is to receive an honorary fellowship for his "outstanding contribution" to the industry.
Wigtown Festival Company has recently appointed three Literary Arts Animateurs from Dumfries and Galloway to support the development of writers and artists in their local areas.
Dumfries and Galloway Council's Social Work Services committee have reported a net overspend of 49,000 of the Social Work Services budget for 2013/14.
"Dark Elegy" was created to A memorialize victims of terrorism, A particularly the 1988 bombing of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in which the Lowensteins' son Alexander lost his life.
AN elderly man has accidentally run over his wife in a tragic car accident at their home in Sydney's southwest.
POLICE officers are appealing for the assistance of the public in an effort to trace a 16-year-old girl missing from her home in Forth.
Dumfries and Galloway Council has earmarked more than 6.3m to go towards essential upgrades in the region's schools over the coming year.
An alternative to unpopular wind turbines in the Galloway area could see its first example if planners give the go-ahead to a new venture.
The UK's leading marine charity, the Marine Conservation Society , says recent figures showing the highest amounts of litter on British beaches in 20 years have prompted it to launch a mass beach participation event 'The Great British Beach Clean'.
Updated: Mon Jul 14, 2014 02:01 am
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