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Thursday, 27 November 2014

News at a glance

Public must see detailed proposals: MP

ESKDALE residents need to see detailed proposals in the planning system before they can give a definitive view on coal plans for the Canonbie area, says MP David Mundell.

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Libby’s our golden girl yet again

af libby 2611 1 COMMONWEALTH gold medallist Libby Clegg scooped two awards at the KUKRI Scottish Athlete of the Year awards ceremony last weekend.

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Bicentennial Celebration in full swing

LANGHOLM Town Band launched their keenly anticipated Bicentennial Celebration CD at a concert in the Buccleuch Centre on Saturday evening.

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LONG-WALL mining removes essentially all the coal from a broad coalface and allows the roof and overlying rock to collapse into the void behind, while maintaining a safe working space along the face for the miners.

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Village sees the lights thanks to fundraiser

af llags 2511 LIDDESDALE Ladies’ Amenities Group (LLAGs) held a coffee morning in the village hall at Newcastleton last Saturday which raised an excellent £554.

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Lions get better every time

IN THE last two weeks the Langholm Lions have played in two tournaments in the Mini Development League which was set up between Newton Stewart, Moffat, Stewartry and Annan, and first up last week were matches at Langholm.

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First win for Lucy

TRAINER James Ewart from the Craig, Westerkirk, carried off the top prize in the feature race on the card at Hexham last Wednesday.

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Folk favourites add flare to festive fayre

af Kirsty Graham  2511 IT WAS an afternoon of festive fun in the Buccleuch Centre in Langholm on Sunday at the Christmas fayre.

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THE Langholm friendly at Berwick last Saturday was called off as the club was finding it difficult to get a side and needed to give injured players time to recover for the league encounters.

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Top tips for keeping Xmas shoppers safe

POLICE Scotland has launched a campaign to help make sure Eskdale and Liddesdale’s high street and online shoppers stay safe over the Christmas and New Year period.

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Fighting abuse

af abuse 2611 RESIDENTS in Eskdale and Liddesdale are being urged to enjoy a happier Christmas with the launch of a festive safety campaign which runs until Wednesday, December 10.

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Sporting delight at reduced rates deal

af justin sinclair 2611 LANGHOLM’S sporting stars of the future could benefit from access to the latest facilities after councillors approved a report offering reduced rates to affiliated sports clubs.

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Be alert to danger of terrorist attack

PEOPLE across Eskdale and Liddesdale are this week being urged to join the rest of the country in being extra vigilant as the threat level of a possible terrorist attack was raised to “severe”.

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Legion left seeing red in Hawick loss

af little legion 2611 1 LEGION made the short journey to play old foes Hawick United and, with both teams in good form of late, it was always going to be a crunch fixture.

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Calls to pass on fuel price reduction

POLITICIANS in the Borders are urging fuel suppliers and distributors to pass on the benefits of falling oil prices to customers more quickly.

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MSP in talks on economy

SCOTTISH Enterprise bosses have agreed to meet South of Scotland MSP Joan McAlpine after she accused them of not doing enough for Dumfries and Galloway during a parliamentary committee evidence session.

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If you’re underneath the arches, take note...

af Community noticeboard 2511 FUNDING from the Safe & Health Action Partnership’s Putting You First fund has enabled a community noticeboard to be put up in Wattie’s Arch in Langholm.

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Flooding fears over plan for new houses

CONCERNS about poor access and flooding have been raised by neighbours objecting to a plan to build two houses between Hallpath and the A7.

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Search for growing companies

EFFORTS are underway to attract major distribution businesses such as Amazon or DHL to spare land at MoD Longtown.

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