Dumfries and Galloway County, Scotland Newswire (Page 5)

Dumfries and Galloway County, Scotland Newswire (Page 5)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Dumfries and Galloway County, Scotland. (Page 5)

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  1. Parking row pensioner needs stitches to head wound after DIY store bust upRead the original story

    Friday Oct 27 | The Daily Record

    A pensioner needed stitches to his head after he was assaulted during a row over a parking space at a DIY store. The victim suffered a head wound and was taken to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary after the incident at around 11.15am.

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  2. Roadworks on the wayRead the original story

    Friday Oct 27 | Borders Today

    A busy schedule of road-patching works is lined up for the A7 Edinburgh-Carlisle road over the coming weeks. From this Sunday, October 29, to next Thursday, November 2, between 8pm and 6.30am, the A7 will be closed between Canonbie and Hawick.

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  3. Grocery bill 'shock' for Stewartry residents as survey reveals postcode lottery on pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 27 | The Daily Record

    The average cost of the items was 15.33 but at Lidl in Stranraer the bill was 8.79 and at the Dalbeattie Co-op it soared to 24.70. A similar basket at Kirkcudbright was not far behind on 21.32 with Castle Douglas a little easier at 17.15.

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  4. Dumfries foodbank rescued by "spectacular" community responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 27 | The Daily Record

    The cash-strapped First Base Agency needed to raise 10,000 to keep its doors open through the winter when its service is most needed. "This is the third year in a row where we wouldn't have been able to continue without the community's support.

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  5. New signage to put region on the mapRead the original story

    Friday Oct 27 | Galloway Today

    MSPs Emma Harper and Joan McAlpine say plans to include towns in the region on motorway signage could increase visitor numbers. Plans to update motorway signs on the M74 to include Dumfries, Ecclefechan and other towns in the region were unveiled by Transport Scotland during a meeting with the MSPs yesterday.

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  6. Viking age hoard saved for nation as National Museum raises A 2mRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 | Sunday Herald

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  7. EU fails to agree renewal of glyphosate's licence for 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 26 | Sunday Herald

    EU member states have failed to reach agreement on the renewal of glyphosate's licence for 10 years, as the Commission had proposed. The current licence ends on 15 December.

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  8. More fibre broadband goes live in GallowayRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2017 | Galloway Today

    More fibre broadband has gone live across Dumfries and Galloway thanks to the 428M Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband roll-out. More than 800,000 premises across Scotland can now receive fibre broadband through the programme, with the technology going live in Balgrennan, Drummore, Bankend, Kirkcowan, Lochmaben and New Luce for the first time.

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  9. Weekend mini tour of the mull braves Storm BrianRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2017 | Carrick Today

    Members of Ayr Roads/Harry Fairbairn Cycling Club were well and truly 'drookit' at the weekend. With the south west of Scotland facing the worst of storm 'Brian' the exposed Mull of Galloway was not the best place to be.

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  10. Million pound painting found in drug denRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    A A 1 million painting stolen five years ago was discovered in a drug dealer's den alongside his lucrative stash of cocaine and ecstasy, police said. The work, by Sir Stanley Spencer and titled Cookham from Englefield, was taken from the Stanley Spencer Gallery, Berkshire, in 2012.

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  11. Survey will scrutinise land agents' conductRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | Sunday Herald

    Scotland 's Tenant Farming Commissioner, Bob McIntosh, is encouraging landlords and tenants to take part in a survey of views and experiences of the conduct of agents engaged to act on their behalf in matters relating to agricultural holdings. The survey is part of the review of agents which the Tenant Farming Commissioner is tasked to complete under the Land Reform Act 2016.

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  12. MSP's roadside litter campaignRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2017 | Galloway Today

    In a round-table discussion facilitated by Carson, local councillors, StenaLine, P&O, council officials and representatives from Keep Scotland Beautiful met to discuss roadside litter in Dumfries and Galloway and what actions can be taken to improve the situation. It is anticipated that a report can be brought before Dumfries and Galloway Council to assist in the campaign launch, which will focus primarily on the A75 and A77.

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  13. Villagers of rural Dumfries and Galloway communities opposed to windfarm mastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | The Daily Record

    A planning proposal to Dumfries and Galloway Council for a single temporary wind mast at Thornhill has left nearby residents upset. If granted permission EDF Energy Renewables, the company behind the application, will erect one 90 metre wind monitoring mast on Auchinleck Hill, north east of the village.

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  14. Dumfries and Galloway's plea to "pause" Universal CreditRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | The Daily Record

    Communities committee chairman Andy Ferguson will write to Secretary of State for Scotland David Mundell in a bid to halt the change to how benefits are handed out in the area beyond February 7. It came after a "sobering" meeting yesterday when members discussed the implications of the new policy which has already gone live in other areas.

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  15. Community Shop Dumfries and Galloway raises A 10k groups in the regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | The Daily Record

    Staff of a Dumfries shop celebrated donating more than 10,000 to local and region-wide groups with a week-long event in the town centre. The Community Shop Dumfries and Galloway (CSDG) moved its second-hand furniture store from its regular haunt on Friars Vennel to a pop-up shop on the High Street.

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  16. Increase in enforced treatment for mental health patients in Dumfries ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | The Daily Record

    According to a Scottish Government report, NHS Dumfries and Galloway is one of two health boards which consistently used above the average national rate of emergency detention certificates last year. An EDC allows a person to legally be held in hospital by management for up to 72 hours while their condition is assessed.

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  17. Council counting cost as teachers succumb to work-related stressRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2017 | The Daily Record

    An investigation by TES Scotland found that in Dumfries and Galloway , 397,000 worth of teaching hours were lost over seven years following absences caused by work-related stress suffered by teaching staff. EIS, Scotland's largest teaching union, Dumfries and Galloway secretary Andrew O'Halloran believes the increasing workload - amongst other factors - is pushing teachers to the brink .

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  18. MSP accused MP's of "dereliction of duty" over voteRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2017 | Galloway Today

    A Labour MSP has accused MPS David Mundell and Alister Jack of a "massive dereliction of duty" after they failed to vote on the Universal Credit issue in the House of Commons. South of Scotland MSP Colin Smyth says the local MPs chose to abstain in the vote on a Labour motion calling for a pause in the roll-out of the disastrous new benefit which is causing misery for people on benefits across the country.

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  19. Storm Ophelia battered Dumfries and Galloway as clean up takes placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | The Daily Record

    More than 1,500 homes lost power in the 70mph plus winds with around 200 calls made to the police. Some 1,600 homes lost power at the height of the storm and around 200 emergency calls were fielded by police.

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  20. "End of an era" for visitor centres as Dumfries branch faces battle to stay openRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | The Daily Record

    Information centres at the Whitesands in Dumfries, Gretna Gateway and Kirkcudbright have been told they will know by the end of the year which one is to become the new regional hub for the visitor industry . Where the shutters come down for the final time will depend on footfall and talks with the local tourism industry.

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