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Wednesday, 16 April 2014

News at a glance

Former club achieves its fundraising goals

mbjock CHEQUES were presented by Jock Millar of the former Canonbie Football Club to two organisations last Sunday.

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Common Good fund assets will cost thousands

THE cost to the Langholm community of taking on responsibility for the town’s Common Good fund would run into tens of thousands of pounds annually.

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Tax cuts great for small firms

dmundymw GOOD news for struggling small businesses in Dumfriesshire and the Scottish Borders has been welcomed by their MPs.

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Firm set up to bring benefits to villagers

THE community in Newcastleton has formed a company which residents will manage to bring benefits such as better broadband, mobile phone coverage and a filling station.

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Quilting talent on display

A WONDERFUL display of quilting talent was exhibited in Langholm town hall gallery recently.

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Working together for better future for all

IMPROVED transport and communications links, economic growth and employment were discussed at the first Borderlands Initiative summit last Friday.

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Talks over roll-out of broadband

BERWICKSHIRE, Roxburgh and Selkirk MP Michael Moore has met BT representatives to discuss the current roll-out of broadband in the Borders.

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Spring’s here – time for a clean-up

mbnewcleanie THE Bonnie Langholm annual spring clean got underway last Sunday and will continue up until next Monday.

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£2,000 to help village groups

dc jamiecollins11 COPSHAW Common Riding committee held its honours night in the hall and Tub Gillian McGimpsey was on hand to present £2,000 to some of the organisations in the village.

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Action packed Studio off to a flying start

dc karate8 USER groups were joined by guests for the opening of a new arts and leisure centre in Langholm.

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Pupils on the move

PRIMARY school pupils in Langholm will be returning to education in a new school after the Easter holidays.

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Police in crackdown over doorstep crime

mbleslie POLICE Scotland and its partners, including trading standards officers, launch a major campaign on Monday to help beat doorstep crime.

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Trainer wants access requirement dropped

mbaccess RACEHORSE trainer James Ewart is asking the council’s planning authority to drop the requirement to open a new access to his yard on the B709 as part of his expansion plans.

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Damage from court closures

THE damage done to justice in Dumfries and Galloway, thanks to the Scottish government’s policy of centralisation has been highlighted in a parliamentary debate by Dumfriesshire MSP Elaine Murray.

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Boost for transport initiative

THE Annandale Transport Initiative, which runs Langholm’s community bus, has been awarded £33,200 by Annandale and Eskdale area committee.

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Just look what we made at school, mummy

mbegyptians2 LANGHOLM P3/4 pupils welcomed their families and friends to their Egyptian open afternoon at the end of term.

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Campaign focusing on what people can do

dc boccia11 FOCUSING on what people can do, not what they can’t, is the objective of the long-term conditions group in Canonbie.

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Changes to school week are agreed

SCOTTISH Borders Council has agreed to implement changes to the school week for primary and secondary pupils.

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Extraction inquiry criticised

CAMPAIGNERS in Canonbie fighting Dart Energy’s unconventional gas extraction developments around the village have criticised the public inquiry at Airth near Falkirk.

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Let’s go really wild

WATCH birds being ringed at Langholm’s moorland bird feeding station when a family day is held this Saturday as part of the Dumfries & Galloway Wild Spring Festival.

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