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Thursday, 24 July 2014

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Last updated 17 July 2014
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First class degrees delight for Langholm students

SAIKOU Jammeh, a former pupil of Langholm primary school and Academy, has graduated with first-class honours with a BSc in biomedical science from Edinburgh Napier University on July 4.

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Windfarm objections scaled back

THE Ministry of Defence (MoD) has removed a major obstacle to windfarm planning applications for farmers and landowners in Dumfries and Galloway.

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Landowner’s £25k gift to No campaign

BUCCLEUCH Estates has donated £25,000 to the Better Together campaign, it has been revealed.

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Young cyclists put safety first

170714 bikes11 LANGHOLM P6 pupils proved their skills on two wheels when they did their Bikeability training with teacher Karen Anderson, helped by Janet Nicholson and Lauren Malin.

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£500 boost for African school

170714 mponda LANGHOLM Academy pupils have raised £500 for an African school through their Global Citizenship experience.

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Girls get dancing shoes on

170714 dancers GIRLS in Langholm are putting on their dancing shoes, thanks to the arrival in the town of the Maria Frances School of Dance.

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Armstrong tribute in library

A NEW interpretation board highlighting the achievements of astronaut Neil Armstrong will be placed in the Langholm library garden this week.

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Girls help to create poppy memorial garden

170714 daycentre LANGHOLM Academy pupils Sinead Ewart and Ruth Bobrink have completed work experience placements at Langholm day centre.

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Childcare provision

A MOVE towards implementing 600 hours of early learning and childcare for eligible children from next month has been recommended for approval.

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Tower visit puts modern life in perspective

KC guides July 17 AS A finale to their year, Canonbie Guides walked from Canonbie to Hollows to visit Gilnockie Tower.

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Cannabis raid police tipped off

POLICE raided a house near Newcastleton and discovered cannabis plants being cultivated.

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Busy on the floral front

THE next four weeks are going to be very busy for the floral group in Newcastleton.

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Ambulance crews need more support

dc jimhume5 SCOTTISH Ambulance Service staff need more support to improve response times, it is claimed.

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Playcare scheme hangs in balance

THE withdrawal of Dumfries and Galloway Council’s lease on the community centre may put Langholm Playcare’s future in jeopardy.

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Depot deal jobs boost

A MULTI-MILLION pound investment at the ammunitions depot in Longtown could result in nearly 400 jobs being created by the end of the decade.

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Water tragedies spark safety alert

SCOTTISH Water is reminding people to play it safe in or near rivers, reservoirs and lochs during the summer holidays.

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Runners help cancer fight

af life 176 MEMBERS of the Muckle Toon Joggers and other women from Langholm did the Race For Life 5K and 10K in Carlisle last Sunday in aid of Cancer Research UK.

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First step to the enterprise zone

THE Scottish affairs committee has launched its consultation on the Borderlands, which includes Dumfries and Galloway, Scottish Borders, Cumbria and Northumberland.

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Rory wants to build cairn

PEOPLE are being urged to show solid support for the union of England and Scotland – with stones.

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