Dumfries and Galloway County, Scotland Newswire (Page 10)

Dumfries and Galloway County, Scotland Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Mobile coverage boost planned for 4G blackspotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Andover Advertiser

    More than a dozen areas in Scotland with no access to 4G coverage Scotland have been identified in a A 25 million project to improve mobile connectivity. The majority of the initial 16 sites identified are in the Highlands and islands and include one each on Orkney, Shetland, Skye, and the Applecross peninsula, two in the Western Isles and one in Sutherland.

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  2. DGRI staff praised by health minister for coping during recent blizzardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | The Daily Record

    Shona Robison paid tribute to staff for coping with the Beast from the East to work at DGRI while Labour questioned budget cuts. The hospital has racked up an 84 per cent success figure for meeting the waiting time period recently and Scottish Health Secretary Shona Robinson paid tribute to the tenacity of staff working through the storm.

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  3. Johnstonebridge wheelchair racer Shelby Watson aiming for SpainRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | The Daily Record

    The world record holder is looking to raise money to travel to the CP Games in Sant Sugat with a challenge this month. Shelby Watson will be hitting the road once again as she bids to return to the CP World Games in Spain.

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  4. Galloway farm dairy champions 'ethical' cheeseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | BBC News

    That differs from traditional methods where calves are taken away at birth allowing farmers to take two or three daily milkings from the cow. David and Wilma Finlay, of Cream O'Galloway's Rainton Farm at Gatehouse of Fleet, say they hope their approach can be adopted by others in future.

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  5. Trek for a great causeRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2018 | Macarthur Advertiser

    Ready to go: Andrew Kennedy, Tamara Kennedy, Tricia Noack and Steve Noack. The family are raising funds and awareness for Scleroderma research.

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  6. Rashay's Mount Annan set to open soonRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2018 | Macarthur Advertiser

    The former Blockbuster store in Mount Annan has been empty since it closed a few months ago but in just six weeks time it will begin a new life.

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  7. Mass BRAWL involving 40 people kicks off outside hotel - " two hospitalisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | Daily Star

    Two people were rushed to hospital and two arrests have been made after the fight in Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway. Emergency services were called to reports of a fight involving 30-40 people at around 11.35pm on Saturday night outside the Black Horse Hotel on Queen Street.

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  8. Two hurt in large-scale disturbance in Newton StewartRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2018 | Newsday

    Two men have been seriously injured in a late-night disturbance in Dumfries and Galloway involving up to 40 people. Police received reports of people fighting outside the Black Horse Hotel in Queen Street, Newton Stewart, at about 23:35 on Saturday.

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  9. All the action from the 2018 Campbelltown City Challenge WalkRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2018 | Macarthur Advertiser

    The sun was shining, the air was fresh and the scenery was delightful as hordes of locals took part in the annual Campbelltown City Challenge Walk this morning. Held each year at the Australian Botanic Garden, Mount Annan, the walk is hosted by Campbelltown Council to foster healthier lifestyles in Macarthur residents.

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  10. Daily Briefing: Renewi quits loss-making contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Daily Mail

    Waste management firm Renewi is quitting a loss-making contract in Dumfries and Galloway and Buckinghamshire, writing off A 73million on those and other contracts. Boeing's 787 Dreamliner is Hawaiian Airlines' pick as its flagship plane for medium to long-haul flights.

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  11. Waste firm Renewi seeks to end Dumfries and Galloway PFI contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | BBC News

    A waste recycling firm has announced it is in talks with a Scottish council to terminate a loss-making Private Finance Initiative contract. Managing director James Priestley said: "Regrettably, the D&G PFI project and Renewi's operating contract do not currently meet the objectives of the new Zero Waste Scotland legislation.

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  12. First World War hospital admissions data goes onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Andover Advertiser

    Moira Gallie holding the leather bound book detailing admissions to the hospital during the First World War Families will be able to find out about their wounded relatives' treatment during the First World War through a hospital admissions archive which has gone online. Historical records featuring the admissions registers of soldiers cared for by veterans' charity Erskine from 1916 to 1936 have now been fully digitised.

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  13. Derelict Dumfries mill vision takes shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | BBC News

    A trampoline park, brewery and an arts centre are among a string of potential uses being suggested for a derelict riverside building in Dumfries. Charity PAS, which was commissioned to find community recommendations for the building's future, said people wanted to save the structure but also see it help regenerate the town.

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  14. Dumfries photographers challenge is a huge success for Lochside and LincludenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | The Daily Record

    Amateur photographers in North West Dumfries got the chance to win a 250 camera in a competition run by Creative Futures Lincluden and Lochside. Organiser Kirstin McEwan said: "We received some amazing submissions from the community and it gave everyone the chance to see what people love about their local area.

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  15. Dumfries and Galloway council tax to increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | The Daily Record

    Council tax payers across the region will have to dig a little deeper in their pockets after councillors gave the green light to a three per cent rise. Members felt they had little choice but to go for the maximum increase which should bring in 2.044 million to help plug a funding gap of 10.755 million.

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  16. Moffat Mountain Rescue Team seeking help to find Dumfries storage siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | The Daily Record

    Moffat Mountain Rescue members Charlie McCreadie, Colin Mitchell and Simon McCrae with their Land Rover. The team are looking for a garage to store their vehicle in.

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  17. Dumfries and Galloway whiteout as the Beast from the East strikes regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | The Daily Record

    Small roads were closed and a series of minor car accidents were reported while dozens of schools were closed and staff sent home from offices, shops and factories. The "Beast from the East" had combined with "Storm Emma" to hammer the area while Scotland received its first red alert weather warning meaning a risk to life.

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  18. Maxwelltown High School reunion taking place in DumfriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | The Daily Record

    A pair of former Maxwelltown High pupils are bringing back the good memories for a special reunion night taking place tomorrow evening. The "Class of 1971" reunion evening is to celebrate pupils who attended the school in the first few years of its opening as work continues on a new campus to replace Maxwelltown High.

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  19. Politicians ready to discuss bridge between NI and ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2018 | Newsday

    The Scottish government says it is ready to initiate discussions with Belfast and in Dublin about the feasibility of building a bridge between Scotland and Northern Ireland. A spokesman for the Scottish Government told BBC NI's The View programme that it will "initiate discussions to explore improving connectivity between our two islands".

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  20. Motorists warned after several crashes due to icy roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | Sunday Herald

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