Dumfries and Galloway County, Scotland Newswire

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  1. Revered artist's new solo exhibition is a visual voyage of discoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    THE glorious settings of the Isle of Mull, Skye, Dumfries and Galloway and the remote Island of Soay, all play a major part in the new Fiona Clucas exhibition. However, for fans of Fiona's paintings her latest solo show promises to be a visual voyage of discovery with works she's produced over several years on show for the first time: mixed media gouache paintings, graphite drawings, and oils both landscape and, surprisingly, still life, not the usual genre associated with the brush strokes of the renowned Witherslack-based painter.

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  2. Panelbase and Survation Scottish pollsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Polling Report

    There are two Scottish polls in Sunday's newspapers - Panelbase for the Sunday Times and Survation for the Sunday Post. Voting intention figures, with changes since the general election in 2015, are below: Panelbase/S Times - SNP 44% , CON 33% , LAB 13% , LDEM 5% Survation/S Post - SNP 43% , CON 28% , LAB 18% , LDEM 9% The two polls have very similar shares for the SNP - still showing a large lead, but not at the heights they enjoyed in the 2015 election.

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  3. TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    On March 31, the EU's statistical agency, Eurostat, published statistics on incomes per capita for the 276 'NUTS 2' regions of the EU. The statistics are reported on a 'purchasing power standard' basis, meaning that they are adjusted for the cost of living.

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  4. Lama: Monastery boom not due to good business, just good karmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sunday Herald

    IT is the seat of Buddhism in the west where stars like David Bowie and Leonard Cohen were students seeking enlightenment. Now the holy man at the head of Buddhist monasticism in Europe has spoken of the secret of the religion's spiritual centre in Scotland as it prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

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  5. Nicola Sturgeon refuses to rule out Tory deal despite urging voters...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Record

    The First Minister refused to rule out potential council coalitions while saying the upcoming elections are chance to stop Tories trying to 'steamroller' Scotland. Nicola Sturgeon refused to rule out any SNP-Tory council deal yesterday - despite urging voters to block Theresa May 's party at the ballot box.

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  6. School run driver 'five times over legal alcohol limit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sunday Herald

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  7. School run drink-drive rap after woman 'crashes into hedge' ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Record

    Police in the Borders responded to reports the driver of a Nissan Juke had hit a hedge next to Gretna Primary School after collecting a pupil. A woman has been arrested for allegedly being five times over the drink-drive limit after picking up a child from a school in the Borders .

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  8. School run driver 'five times over the legal alcohol limit'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Belfast Telegraph

    A woman has been arrested for allegedly being five times over the Scottish drink-drive limit after picking up a child from school. A woman has been arrested for allegedly being five times over the Scottish drink-drive limit after picking up a child from school.

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  9. Former park inspector blasts council for failure to repair Dumfries children's playgroundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Record

    Dad-of-two Steven said: "The council fenced off Terregles four weeks ago. Why they wouldn't repair it during the Easter holidays, I don't know."

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  10. Dumfries and Galloway College lecturers plan strike following pay disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Record

    The Dumfries and Galloway College has already indicated classes will be cancelled but the building will remain open during industrial action on Thursday. Educational Institute of Scotland Futher Education Lecturer's Association members will take part in a strike next week and again on Wednesday, May 3. More than 96 per cent of members voted in favour of a walkout and have plans for escalating strike action which could see staff striking three days a week next month.

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  11. Dumfriesshire man's petition calling for national benefit change hits 50,000 signaturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Record

    Lochmaben man fights for change to appeal system after losing his Motability car and being "forced" to take loan for new vehicle. David Gale had to spend his wedding savings on another car so he could keep up his commute to work.

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  12. Dumfries and Galloway MP Richard Arkless plans to stand again in snap general electionRead the original story

    Friday | World News Report

    The country is set to go to the polls twice in little more than a month. With political parties gearing up for the Scottish council elections on May 4, Prime Minister Theresa May made the shock announcement on Tuesday that there would be a general election on June 8. It comes just two years after the last election which saw the SNP's Richard Arkless, above, oust Labour's Russell

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  13. Auchencairn Initiative launch urgent appeal to find someone to run vital shopRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Record

    But she is planning to retire and attempts to find someone to take over have so far drawn a blank. "I think it is the only post office between Dalbeattie and Kirkcudbright and a lot of older people in the village use it to access their money so it is very important.

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  14. Dumfries and Galloway rally crews head for McDonald and Munro Speyside Stages in ElginRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Record

    There's a healthy turnout of entries with David Bogie and Jock Armstrong leading the charge in the latest round of the Scottish Rally Championship Dumfries and Galloway crews make the long journey north this weekend for the third round of this year's ARR Craig MSA Scottish Rally Championship. The Elgin-based McDonald & Munro Speyside Stages is the only round of this year's series to feature a tarmac stage, although it is still a predominantly forest rally.

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  15. Threave Rovers close in on top four finish - but manager Scott Wilby aiming higher next seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Record

    Saturday's 3-1 win over Newton Stewart means Threave now occupy fourth in the table with just a couple of games to go. "We have two games to go and the lowest we can finish is sixth.

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  16. Iain Macwhirter: Twenty years on, another Tory wipe-out in Scotland is onRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 20 | Sunday Herald

    THE General Election of 2015 in Scotland was one of the most remarkable in British electoral history. In General Elections, a swing of 10 per cent is exceptional; in the "tsunami", as it was called, the average swing to the SNP was 30 per cent and famously broke the BBC's swingometer.

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  17. Research highlights mental ill health issues in rural ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Sunday Herald

    UP until last year, little was known about how people with mental ill health across rural Scotland experience their day-to-day lives. That changed when Support in Mind Scotland joined forces with Scotland's Rural college last autumn, to carry out a survey across all parts of Scotland which asked people who experience mental ill health to explain what it's like living in rural Scotland today.

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  18. Benefit scheme switch leaving Dumfries and Galloway's disabled people strandedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | The Daily Record

    The government's rollout of the Personal Independence Payment system has meant many in the region have lost use of a car under the Motability scheme. And Alex Thorburn, a director of the Scottish Disability Equality Forum, believes the move away from the Disability Living Allowance is leaving vulnerable people stranded.

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  19. Dumfriesshire teenager Chloe Cameron walking back to happiness after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | The Daily Record

    Chloe is celebrating her 17th birthday on Monday with a fundraising party at the Cairndale Hotel to raise money for Ward 15 at DGRI and Ronald House at Glasgow's Royal Hospital for Sick Children. Chloe Cameron had just celebrated her 16th birthday when she was rushed into hospital with a benign tumour a year ago.

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  20. General election: The Scottish seats to watchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Sunday Herald

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