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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.
Police Scotland confirm that they are investigating the circumstances surrounding the unexplained death of a 32-year-old Stranraer man who was found unconscious at a flat in Caledonia Court in Stranraer on Wednesday.
He said: "Any suicide is a tragedy which has a devastating impact on family and friends left behind.
The announcement today by the Scottish Government of the establishment of a National Centre for Resilience is no substitute for the axing of 46 police and fire control room jobs, according to local politicians.
Mr Wheelhouse told BBC Radio's Good Morning Scotland programme: "Dumfries and Galloway, as we all know, has suffered significantly through recent weather events.
Last June there were just four referrals to food banks by the Dumfries and Galloway Citizen's Advice Service .
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:20 am
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