Broken cattle grid sets off elderly couple’s airbags: Resident has to constantly pick up debris from damaged vehicles

Week: 19 | 9th May 2019 | News

A CATTLE grid is in such appalling condition that it is wrecking cars, it has been revealed. Langholm, Ewes and Westerkirk community council heard that the cattle grid had been “fixed” but the repair was totally inadequate. Anne Elliot of…

Trio of hopefuls

Week: 19 | 9th May 2019 | News

TOMORROW night the public of Langholm and surrounding areas will go to the polls to elect the 2019 Cornet. This year the three young men are Henry Jeffrey, who is standing for the second time, Lloyd Johnstone and Lawrence Ewart,…

Exhibiting a passion for wildlife

Week: 19 | 9th May 2019 | Arts and Entertainment

Wendy Patterson of Newcastleton is currently exhibiting her paintings in the Welcome to Langholm shop in Langholm’s Market Place. Wendy runs a popular and award-winning wildlife watch group for youngsters in Liddesdale and says she is inspired by her surroundings.…

Langholm flooding plan hits cost hitch: Holmwood project likely to go up by £150,000, a 40 per cent rise

Week: 19 | 9th May 2019 | News

A FLOOD protection scheme in Holmwood, Langholm may rise by up to £150,000, an increase of nearly 40 per cent on the original cost. The original estimate of £250,000 has now been revised up to between £375,000 and £400,000 after…

Fresh start

Week: 18 | 2nd May 2019 | Bowling Sport

Bowling VICE-PRESIDENT Kevin Irving opened the New Town bowling club’s season in the presence of about 20 members. A fun triples bowl with three rinks for 18 members was played. Karl Nawrocki, president, sent his best wishes and thanked the…

Great finish to the season

Week: 18 | 2nd May 2019 | Rugby Sport

Rugby Annan U14 23 Langholm U14 24 LANGHOLM were out to do the double on their neighbour but after three minutes, they were four points down after an Annan try and conversion. This inspired the lads to retain the ball…

Week: 18 | 2nd May 2019

No fog on Tynemouth

Hounds AT WEST Woodburn Tynemouth and Ranger set off with…

Week: 18 | 2nd May 2019

Nine-wicket defeat

Cricket LANGHOLM 2nds began their campaign in the Sunday league…

Week: 18 | 2nd May 2019

Watsonians are supreme: Langholm Sevens is still one of the best tournaments in Scotland

Rugby WATSONIANS retained the Scott cup in devastating style at…

Week: 18 | 2nd May 2019

Cracking Copshaw Cabaret: Standing ovation for society’s first big production

Copshaw Cabaret brought the audience to its feet on both…

Week: 18 | 2nd May 2019

Capturing history in the spoken word: Langholm voices included in Ewart Library ethnology project

THE recording of voices talking about lost ways of life…

Week: 18 | 2nd May 2019

A fresh start in Eskdale

In our final instalment on the life of Janet Armstrong,…

Week: 18 | 2nd May 2019

Water births to laptops - a midwife’s life

THE speaker at the Canonbie SWI meeting this month received…

Week: 18 | 2nd May 2019

New Zealand envoy visits scenic Eskdale: Sheep farmers discuss opportunities and challenges

EVERYDAY life, farming and the history of a remote and…

Week: 18 | 2nd May 2019

Motorbikers find the best breakfast in the Borders

MEMBERS from the Morecambe Bay and Estuaries Advanced Motorcyclists group…

Week: 18 | 2nd May 2019

Kirsty’s On Call Africa

FOR more than 20 years Langholm Rotary Club has been…

Week: 18 | 2nd May 2019

Four are lying for Copshaw Tub

FOUR candidates have put forward their names for the 2019…

Week: 18 | 2nd May 2019

Objections may prompt a lengthy public inquiry: Double yellow lines proposal in High Street remain unresolved

THE proposal for double yellow lines in Langholm High Street…

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