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Tuesday, 26 May 2015

News at a glance

Langholm residents want more police on beat at night

Steven Wilson photo Police officers in Langholm should spend more time on late-night patrols than issuing parking tickets, residents are claiming.

Last updated 20 May 2015
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Langholm's new gallery certainly cuts the mustard!

Langholm gallery photo It would not look out of place in an upmarket arts quarter of a vibrant city but this particular gallery is in the heart of Langholm's High Street.

Last updated 20 May 2015
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New funding to wipe out invasive plants on River Esk

Denis Male photo Funding has been secured for an initiative to wipe out invasive plants on the River Esk and its tributaries.

Last updated 20 May 2015
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Graduation ceremony for Langholm Academy pupils

Langholm academy photo Langholm Academy S6 pupils attended a service in their honour with friends and families to acknowledge their graduation.

Last updated 20 May 2015
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Runners overcome injuries to raise thousands at London Marathon

Sharon Irving photo Four London Marathon runners raised thousands of pounds and had the time of their lives when they took part in one of the world's greatest sporting events.

Last updated 20 May 2015
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Groups rewarded at record umbrella walk

Umbrella walk photo A total of 29 organisations in Langholm and Canonbie have been rewarded for their efforts at the Rotary Club umbrella walk, a similar number to previous years.

Last updated 13 May 2015
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Second place for Langholm man in tractor European cup

Simon Richardson photo Langholm forestry contractor Simon Richardson has won second place in a European tractor driving championship in France.

Last updated 13 May 2015
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Residents hand flood petition into Dumfries council

:Langholm flooding photo Residents in Holmwood have presented a petition to Dumfries and Galloway Council, voicing their fears that their homes may be flooded.

Last updated 13 May 2015
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Mundell wins at General Election - but his majority is slashed

David Mundell photo The Conservatives defied the polls in Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale to hold onto their only seat in Scotland in the General Election.

Last updated 13 May 2015
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Art exhibition for earthquake victims

KC art May 6 A FUNDRAISING art exhibition to help the victims of the earthquake in Nepal is being hosted by the Eskdalemuir community hub.

Last updated 7 May 2015
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Houses surveyed after talk

ESKDALE’S crime prevention police officer has carried out surveys on 20 properties in Canonbie after a roadshow for residents.

Last updated 7 May 2015
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Let’s get things in perspective...

KC Cornet1 May6 AN IMPORTANT election is being held in Langholm this week and it's one the townspeople have been looking forward to all year.

Last updated 7 May 2015
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Teams of litter-picking pupils do what they can

KC litter1 May6 LANGHOLM’S annual spring litter clean-up has been one of the most successful for many years, say organisers.

Last updated 7 May 2015
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New war drama puts women centre stage

KC timbertown2 LANGHOLM’S Centre Stage Theatre Company is performing a new musical drama telling the story of the thousands of women who worked at HM Factory Gretna during World War One.

Last updated 7 May 2015
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Ten places available on graduate scheme

DUMFRIES and Galloway Council has launched its 2015/16 graduate scheme and there are 10 placement opportunities up for grabs this year.

Last updated 7 May 2015
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First, roll the chippings...

DG First, Dumfries and Galloway Council’s maintenance division, is embarking on a programme of surface dressing today.

Last updated 7 May 2015
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Big challenge ahead for social work team

COUNCILLORS responsible for social work have been grappling with the challenges they face in the next few years as they put together their new business plan.

Last updated 7 May 2015
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Bright sparks show off work

KC Lisa May6 TWO jewellers are putting on sparkling displays in Langholm as part of the Spring Fling visual art and craft open studios event.

Last updated 7 May 2015
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PETER NEILSON Ukip

THE coalition government quickly scrapped the new surveillance aeroplanes being built. They then had to ask other countries’ air forces to track Russian submarines cruising around the UK. Refuse to honour our NATO commitment.

Last updated 7 May 2015
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KENRYCK LLOYD-JONES Scottish Labour Party

THIS election offers us a clear choice. Are we going to continue with a government which will cut even deeper under David Cameron or change society with a Labour government? Are we going to allow the Tories to rule in a further £12 billion of cuts to welfare but not rule out further tax cuts for millionaires? Or choose an economy which supports the many, not just the few at the top?

Last updated 7 May 2015
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