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  1. Special ceremony for VC soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BBC News

    A special ceremony is to take place in Dumfries for the first soldier from the region to receive the Victoria Cross during World War One. Two months later, he rescued a severely wounded man from in front of German trenches, after a stretcher party had been forced to abandon their attempt while under heavy fire.


  2. Anger as vandals destroy years of hard work at a Dumfries schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Record

    Staff and pupils at Maxwelltown High were left "devastated" after louts trashed the school's polytunnel which is used by students with additional support needs. He added: "They're all upset, particularly the children from the learning centre who've spent a considerable amount of time planting and digging in the polytunnel.


  3. Gordon Cup semi-finals decided on penaltiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Daily Record

    The two J Haig Gordon Cup semi-finals dominated the South of Scotland football programme last weekend with both matches featuring Wigtownshire teams. Newton Stewart played host at Blairmount to an improving Crichton side who took the tie all the way in an effort to reach the final.


  4. Region's school's support staff face chopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | The Daily Record

    Education committee councillors asked to back the proposal for a A 2 million council cost-cut. The move has angered Union officials and parents of children with special needs.


  5. Unbeaten Newton Stewart host AnnandaleRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Carrick Today

    League leaders Newton Stewart host Mid-Annandale at Blairmount Park and with the home side still unbeaten in the league the Creesiders will start as favourites to add another three points to their impressive tally. The Lockerbie side though usually produce a performance at Blairmount and are more than capable of giving Newton a run for their money in what could be a fairly even match.


  6. Dumfries Standard Wish Campaign 2014 off to a flying startRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | The Daily Record

    The Dumfries and Galloway Standard's Wish Campaign is off to a flying start to give more than 100 community groups in the region the chance to grabe a share of a A 10,000 community cash giveaway - this week we shine the spotlight on the the Orchard Nature Nursery, based at the Crichton. More than 100 groups have signed up and now it's the more tokens collected, the more money handed over.


  7. A 17-year-old Maxwelltown High school girl Caitlin Potts dedicated...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | The Daily Record

    A Dumfries girl who has suffered Arthritis since the age of 2-years-old organised sponsored walk for her second family. Caitlin Potts, held a sponsored walk to raise cash for DGRI's Ward 15 on her 17th birthday.


  8. Pupils' inner entrepreneurs are stirred in business challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2014 | Galloway Today

    School pupils from 10 secondaries across the region took part in an enterprise challenge last week to inspire their inner entrepreneurs. The University of the West of Scotland hosted its fifth UWS Enterprise challenge which required the puils to promote their town at Christmas under the 'Unwrap Dumfries and Galloway' theme.


  9. Crash driver was bang out of orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | The Daily Record

    A Dumfries pensioner is looking for the female driver who left the scene of a crash with him before he could get her insurance details.