POLICE officers and staff in Dumfries and Galloway have a strong sense of local identity and work hard to provide an efficient and effective service to their communities.
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016 at 4:00PM
A 27-year-old motorist has been accused in court of driving on the Carlisle road in Annan with almost three times the permitted drink limit in his breath. Brian Mattinson of Waverley Road, Langholm, pleaded not guilty at Dumfries Sheriff Court to committing the offence on May 9. Trial has been set for August.
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016 at 11:25AM
UNWANTED air weapons in Eskdale and Liddesdale should be surrendered at police stations ahead of new licensing legislation.
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016 at 10:51AM
TO COINCIDE with Spring Fling this weekend Langholm Academy S1, S2 and S3 pupils are organising an exciting exhibition of work to celebrate their achievements in the art and design department over the last 12 months.
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016 at 10:49AM
FIVE men braved where few have gone before to raise money for a worthy cause supported by their employer.
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016 at 10:47AM
Langholm Moor: A Moorland Diary by Rick Taylor of Making the Most of Moorlands is a new series of articles for the E&L Advertiser from this award-winning educational project.
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016 at 10:45AM
THE S6 class of 2016 came together for the last time at a special assembly before they head off into the wide world.
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016 at 10:43AM
AN ACTION plan to help people in Dumfries and Galloway to manage their money has completed 45 of its 55 projects with a year still left to run.
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016 at 10:41AM
NEWCASTLETON primary school pupil Katie Adamson is celebrating after being awarded book review finalist 2016 at the Heart of Hawick children's book awards.
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016 at 10:38AM
NEWCASTLETON primary school is inviting the community to help it reach its target at the Scholastic Book Fair next week so the pupils will benefit from free books.
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016 at 10:35AM
BUCCLEUCH Estates has applied for planning permission to site a container unit for housing a biomass boiler at Ewesbank in Langholm.
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016 at 10:29AM
EFFORTS to commercialise part of the Ministry of Defence base in Longtown have been delayed.
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016 at 10:28AM
THE chairman of the strife-torn Canonbie community council says he stands by his decision to hold a co-option vote in private, despite accusations that the council is a 'secret society'.
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016 at 10:25AM
UNSUNG hero Davie Gordon has been recognised for his dedication to the Langholm Youth Rugby Trust by being awarded the Rotary Club's community service award.
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016 at 10:20AM
A CRIME wave in Langholm has prompted the police to urge residents, businesses and clubs to be more conscious of security.
Wednesday, 25 May, 2016 at 10:18AM
Information is being sought on a group of youths who were seen stoning ducks on the Kilngreen in Langholm, killing one of them.
Wednesday, 18 May, 2016 at 11:00AM
A NEW venue at this year's Spring Fling is Canonbie United parish church which will host two artists.
Wednesday, 18 May, 2016 at 10:58AM
LANGHOLM Academy pupils and adults have benefited from a food handling course run by a project in the town.
Wednesday, 18 May, 2016 at 10:32AM
COPSHAW'S villagers have had their say and elected the 2016 Tub who will lead his bicycle-mounted followers on Common Riding day in July.
Wednesday, 18 May, 2016 at 10:30AM
RESIDENTS in Canonbie are warned to be vigilant this summer as online scams and bogus workmen become more prevalent.
Wednesday, 18 May, 2016 at 10:25AM