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Thursday, 02 October 2014

News at a glance

David Mundell MP

Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell has welcomed an emphatic no vote in Eskdale ensuring Dumfries and Galloway recorded a no vote.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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Gearing up for the last show of the year

THE final agricultural show of the year is saving the best until last as all roads lead to the Castleholm in Langholm this Saturday.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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Joan McAlpine MSP

ASSURANCES are being sought by Joan McAlpine, South of Scotland MSP, from her Labour and Conservative colleagues that their parties will stick to promises made on Scottish funding during the campaign.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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Man injured in M6 crash

A MAN from Newcastleton was among six people injured during a five-vehicle accident on the M6 near Carlisle last weekend.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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Michael Moore MP

MICHAEL Moore, MP for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk, has urged Borderers from both sides of the debate to work together for a better Scotland.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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Life membership honour for Ronnie

240914 probus2 LANGHOLM Probus Club president Irving Stuart welcomed 26 members to the first meeting of the new session and called for a minute’s silence for the sad passing of Willie Friell, the last of the club’s founder members and a friend much missed by all members.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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Youngsters honoured at awards

FIVE special young people have been honoured for their work abroad at a ceremony in Langholm’s Eskdale Hotel.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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Bear was war hero

WESTERKIRK WRI’S new president Catherine Tod welcomed everyone back after the summer break.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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Artists opening doors to draw people in

2509 studios8 LANGHOLM and Eskdale is having its first open studios weekend on October 4 and 5.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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Couple fell in love with our church

250914 wedding5 THE picturesque setting of Westerkirk parish church so captivated a young couple living in the Arctic Circle in Norway that they decided to marry there.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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Saving squirrels

SAVING Scotland’s Red Squirrels is hosting a free event at Drumlanrig Castle near Thornhill on Saturday, October 4.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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Bakers find raising agent

2509 coffee2 LANGHOLM’S branch of Macmillan Cancer Support raised £658 during a coffee morning in the Buccleuch Centre.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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Coffee, cakes and cash

2509 coffee1 LANGHOLM Rotary Club raised £236 from a coffee morning in the day centre.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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Glimpse of the art of wet felting

EWES WRI president Susie Grant welcomed returning and new members, 24 in total.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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Signs looking good for village visitors

MORE and better signs in Newcastleton will help visitors find their way to attractions in and around the village, thanks to a deal by the business forum and Scottish Borders Council.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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Camera club plan

MANY people these days have very good cameras and take lots of good photos, even if for some of us it is only with high quality phone cameras.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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Transported to Holy Land

A WIDE-RANGING and engaging talk on a visit to the Holy Land was the centrepiece of the Westerkirk Guild’s first meeting.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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Hats off to Marilyn

250914 hats3 AN EXHIBITION of hats, ceramics, printed textiles and jewellery has been on show in the Langholm town hall gallery.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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Common Riding set to make loss

MEMBERS at the Langholm Common Riding Committee meeting have been told by their new treasurer that there will be a financial loss this year.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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Lifesaving blood bike on road

dc blood7 A NEW Blood Bike will soon be spotted in Eskdale and around south-west Scotland transporting life-saving supplies.

Last updated 25 September 2014
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