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Sunday, 29 March 2015

News at a glance

NHS stubs out smoking on its land

andy cigcloseup NHS grounds throughout Dumfries and Galloway will be smoke free by this time next week.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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‘Welfare cuts hurt region’

CONCERNS about the high impact Conservative welfare cuts are having on families and households in Dumfries and Galloway have been voiced by Joan McAlpine, South of Scotland SNP MSP.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Windows policy review

A DISCUSSION on the revised policy for replacement windows in Newcastleton’s conservation area will be held at the community council’s May meeting, it has been pledged.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Arts and culture talks

THE future of culture in the Scottish Borders is set to be the subject of debate in the next seven days.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Council tax notices sent out

COUNCIL tax notices have gone out to Eskdale, Liddesdale and throughout Dumfries and Galloway.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Minimum wage rise welcomed

THE news that nearly 2,000 Borderers will have their pay packets boosted from October, thanks to an increase in the national minimum wage, has been welcomed by Michael Moore, MP for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Politicians welcome Budget tax breaks

TAX cuts in Chancellor George Osborne’s budget last week have been welcomed by the area’s politicians.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Call to explain grant refusals

MORE than £70,000 worth of grants have been approved by members of Annandale and Eskdale area committee of the regional council to help local organisations.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Choir on song for guild guests

WESTERKIRK Guild president Margaret Sanderson welcomed members of Langholm church choir to sing at the guild’s annual invitation to other guilds in the Presbytery.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Boundary changes considered

THE Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland has begun its consultation with councils on proposed wards for each council area as part of the 5th Reviews of Electoral Arrangements.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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‘Young in jobs crisis’

A NEW direction is needed to tackle the youth unemployment in Dumfries and Galloway, according to Dumfriesshire Labour MSP Elaine Murray.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Sixty-four hop on board

MORE than 60 firms have been given advice and encouragement by a ‘business bus’.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Plans for kirk revised

A REVISED plan to convert the EU Kirk in Langholm has been submitted to Dumfries and Galloway Council’s planning authority.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Dangerous drivers putting lives at risk

POLICE in Dumfries and Galloway will continue to take a robust stance against irresponsible and dangerous drivers who put lives at risk as a new survey shows the public in Scotland put ‘speeding motorists’ in their top three concerns.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Tracy celebrates national success story

traceycalvertel FORMER Newcastleton woman Tracy Calvert was part of the celebrations when her employer received a national award.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Gas extraction fears go to top

A COMMUNITY group in Canonbie has lobbied Scotland’s top planner over the way the local authority dealt with planning applications for unconventional gas extraction in and around the village several years ago.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Totally cool: Pupils’ view of solar eclipse

KC eclipse2 March25 LANGHOLM and Canonbie schoolchildren were thrilled to see the solar eclipse last Friday and they were among millions of people in the UK and northern Europe to have glimpsed the best one in years.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Car driver’s outrage over pothole damage

potholefggffg A LANGHOLM woman is to complain to the local authority over claims that her car was damaged by a pothole.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Jonny brings sweet sound of success

andy razzchoreo1 PERFORMING arts students from Canonbie, Langholm and Newcastleton who attend Razzamataz Theatre School in Carlisle were among some of the 250 youngsters who were inspired when Jonny Bowles, resident director of the West End musical The Sound of Music, dropped in to their theatre school.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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Village is target of raids twice in week

A RURAL community has been targeted by criminals twice in the space of a week.

Last updated 26 March 2015
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