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Wednesday, 23 April 2014

News at a glance

Plea for flats refusal

A DROVE Road resident is objecting to a plan to convert the former EU Congregational Church in Langholm into four flats.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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Musical afternoon

LANGHOLM accordion and fiddle club held an afternoon of enjoyable music in the Royal British Legion clubrooms.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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Join Big Deal to save on fuel bills

CONSTITUENTS of Michael Moore, MP for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk, are being encouraged to sign up to The Big Deal campaign to beat the Big Six energy companies and save hundreds of pounds on energy bills.

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Changes allow more to claim grants for housing

MORE sub-standard properties in Dumfries and Galloway look set to be upgraded after the council made it easier for owners to qualify for grants.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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Three into one won’t go

LANGHOLM residents have challenged Dumfries and Galloway Council’s proposal to integrate three essential services and drastically cut their hours in a bid to save cash.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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Special visitor lands for play

easterbunnyfdgfgd A VERY special visitor hopped along to the Langholm mothers and toddlers’ weekly get-together in the Studio.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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Plan for three wind test masts at village

A RENEWABLE energy company is applying for permission to put up three meteorological masts with the intention of developing a windfarm in Newcastleton.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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Rose and Finn bring religious studies to life

weddingpartyfggf WEDDING celebrations were carried off in style by Langholm primary school P1 pupils when they held their own mock wedding ceremony in Langholm parish church.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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Castle captures children’s imagination

langholmcastlefgf LANGHOLM primary P4/5 pupils took a trip to Carlisle Castle before the Easter break as part of their Border Reivers topic.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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Volunteers are wanted

adlingtonfggf YOUNG people interested in volunteering are needed to help run the Commonwealth Youth Summit being held this summer in Scotland.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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Support for micro enterprises

PEOPLE with innovative ideas for a group or service to help others who need extra care or support are being sought.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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Battlefield visit for 1914 centenary year

KC battle1 April17 A TRIP for Langholm Academy pupils to the Belgian battlefields and memorials of World War One deepened their understanding of the sacrifices of soldiers in the conflict.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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Crackdown on litter louts and dog mess

FLY-TIPPING, litter and dog fouling continue to be a scourge for residents in Eskdale but help is at hand.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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Thousands embrace Moorlands project

THE award-winning Langholm moorland education project has organised 353 activities and engaged with more than 11,000 participants over the past five years.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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Half UK’s turbines in Scotland

SCOTLAND has less than 10 per cent of the UK population but has more than 50 per cent of its onshore wind turbines, it has been revealed.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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Cross- country expertise on show

CANONBIE PRIMARY SCHOOL NEWSInfant cross-country event: Nineteen eager pupils from P1/2 took part in a cross-country competition. P2 pupil Matt Hall took an early lead and showed true stamina to lead the event to the finish.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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New social rent register

FINDING social rented housing in Dumfries and Galloway will become easier after the council and registered social landlords signed a new common allocations policy.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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Margaret’s busy schedule in glorious detail

margaretwaltyfggf A BUSY few months lie ahead for Langholm artist Margaret Walty.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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Both subject and medium reveals artist’s true love

THE work of slate artist Wendy Patterson of Newcastleton can be seen outside houses and at farm gates across the district.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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Historic tower tours a steal

GILNOCKIE Tower, one of Eskdale’s most important Reiving landmarks, is geared up for this season’s visitors.

Last updated 17 April 2014
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