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Monday, 20 October 2014

News at a glance

New pack on child rights

A TEAM of young people from Scottish Borders Youth Voice has created a new resource pack for their peers to learn about child rights.

Last updated 16 October 2014
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Economy and young are the top priorities

dc Ronnie7 BUILDING the region’s economy and improving the lives of children and other vulnerable groups top the new set of priorities at Dumfries and Galloway Council.

Last updated 16 October 2014
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New plan has sites to build 7,000 houses

DUMFRIES and Galloway Council has adopted its local development plan after receiving clearance from Scottish government ministers.

Last updated 16 October 2014
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Brilliant tips from a very crafty pair

TWO women entertained a captivated audience at the Westerkirk WRI monthly meeting.

Last updated 16 October 2014
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Arts charity’s new name brings Unlimited opportunity

A NEW name and fresh look have been unveiled for the charity which champions Dumfries and Galloway’s arts and culture.

Last updated 16 October 2014
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Thanks for help with council

THE chairman of Langholm, Ewes and Westerkirk community council has given her thanks to colleagues and their ward councillors for the work they have been doing over the past year.

Last updated 16 October 2014
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Revealed: The Hugh MacDiarmid poems unread for 100 years

af addison 1310 1 A HUNDRED years ago this month a Langholm lad went to war. His name was Christopher Murray Grieve. He would become Scotland’s greatest modern poet, Hugh MacDiarmid.

Last updated 16 October 2014
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Success for funding roadshow

af funding 1610 1 A ROADSHOW to connect funding bodies with voluntary groups is set to produce a fruitful outcome for organisations in Eskdale.

Last updated 16 October 2014
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Hundreds object to 20mph signs

KC speed Oct16 MORE than 300 people have so far voiced their opposition to a proposal to trial a 20mph zone in Langholm High Street, says Margaret Sanderson, community council chairman.

Last updated 16 October 2014
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It’s time for coaches to be the winners

af George Morrison 1310 SPORTS coaches in Annandale and Eskdale have been rewarded for their contribution at the Dumfries and Galloway coaching awards.

Last updated 16 October 2014
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Bobby Moore wins another promotion

af kate police 1310 DUMFRIES and Galloway has a new police commander in charge after changes made by Police Scotland in the management structure.

Last updated 16 October 2014
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John’s in the pink

af lamont pink 1610 LIDDESDALE’S MSP John Lamont has once again joined the fight against breast cancer as part of ‘wear it pink’ day.

Last updated 16 October 2014
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Hours are reviewed

THE council official charged with looking after customer services has been to Langholm to look at the buildings at the centre of a row over opening hours.

Last updated 16 October 2014
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Fiddles and accordions

LANGHOLM accordion and fiddle club hosted a superb night with a large audience in the Royal British Legion clubrooms.

Last updated 16 October 2014
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Time to decide how to prevent flooding

KC flood1 Oct16 COUNCILLORS in Eskdale are being asked for their views on the types of measures they would like to be used to prevent flooding in the area.

Last updated 16 October 2014
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Junior band back in contention

0910 junior LANGHOLM junior band returned to competition last Saturday for the first time in three years.

Last updated 9 October 2014
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Motorist warrant

A WARRANT has been granted by the Sheriff at Dumfries for the arrest of a Langholm motorist who failed to appear in court on a charge of driving with more than double the permitted drink limit in his breath.

Last updated 9 October 2014
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Parliament to meet in village church

RESIDENTS of Canonbie will have the opportunity next Monday to contribute to a national discussion when the Scottish rural parliament holds a meeting in the village.

Last updated 9 October 2014
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Healthy partnership for infirmary build

af ward corridor 910 NHS Dumfries & Galloway has marked the start of a new partnership with the company chosen to build the new infirmary in Dumfries during an event for the official project launch.

Last updated 9 October 2014
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Top class results

af s acad 910 3 ACADEMIC excellence awards were presented to pupils of Langholm Academy in Langholm parish church.

Last updated 9 October 2014
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