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Sweeping changes to refuse collections

Week: 48 | 28th November 2019 | News

Dumfries and Galloway Council staff were in The Buccleuch Centre on Monday 25th November explaining their proposed waste collection scheme to members of the public. Display boards and staff were on hand to talk people through the proposals. This scheme…

Youth Rugby

Week: 48 | 28th November 2019 | Rugby Sport

Rugby Report by Davie Oliver Annan Under 14s: 44 Langholm: 18 On Wednesday November 20 the Under 14 rugby team travelled to Annan to play the first game of the season playing a well drilled and well coached Annan side…

Meet Katherine and her traffic cone hat

Week: 48 | 28th November 2019 | Lifestyle

CANONBIE Probus Club and visitors from Langholm Probus enjoyed a talk by Multiple Sclerosis Society fundraiser Catherine Lithgow. In typical larger-than-life fashion she wore her orange gear, including her STOP MS traffic cone hat. The focus of her talk was…

Fiasco of farcical fun: Langholm’s popular am-drammers play to big houses at The Buccleuch Centre

Week: 48 | 28th November 2019 | Arts and Entertainment

Langholm Operatic and Dramatic Society presented ‘Clutching at Straws’ to good sized audiences last week. A farce, directed by Bob McLure, it should have been a fast moving witty and humorous play but in the first quarter I found it…

Legion secures vital win

Week: 48 | 28th November 2019 | Football Sport

Football Langholm Legion 2 Jed Legion 1 FINLEY Dell was the hero of the Langholm Legion match against Jed Legion when he scored a vital goal in the 89th minute. Langholm Legion hosted Jed Legion last Saturday in a division…

North Berwick sees determined performance from Langholm

Week: 48 | 28th November 2019 | Rugby Sport

Rugby Langholm RFC 13 North Berwick 7 LANGHOLM RFC showed real determination when they entertained top of the table North Berwick at Milntown on Saturday. North Berwick, who heavily defeated Langholm in the first game of the season, had only…

Week: 48 | 28th November 2019

Community Trust open day for Copshaw: Consultation to look at feasibilty of Holm Hill buy-out

NEWCASTLETON & District Community Trust (NDCT) are holding an Open…

Week: 47 | 21st November 2019

Campaign to build a new line is ‘rock solid’

Railway group celebrates 20 years of fighting for an extension…

Week: 47 | 21st November 2019

Rave Review | BARBARA DICKSON & Nick Holland

Venue: The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm | Reviewer: Rachel Norris SCOTLAND’S…

Week: 47 | 21st November 2019

Breeding sheep to adapt to weather

RESEARCH looking at ways of breeding sheep and goats to…

Week: 47 | 21st November 2019

Speaking with one voice

Launch showcases skills to take on Langholm’s regeneration THE news…

Week: 47 | 21st November 2019

New Town, new store

As one door closes, another opens on TT Road After…

Week: 47 | 21st November 2019

Town's regeneration vision scoops £60k

AN AWARD worth £60,000 is being given to the Langholm…

Week: 46 | 14th November 2019

Ellie’s life in the fast lane

Cycling AN INTERNATIONAL cyclist with family connections in Eskdale was…

Week: 46 | 14th November 2019

Langholm Rugby Club makes shortlist for national award

Rugby LANGHOLM Rugby Club has been shortlisted for a national…

Week: 46 | 14th November 2019

Canonbie crafters collect: Another successful fair

THE annual Canonbie craft fair attracted stallholders from near and…

Week: 46 | 14th November 2019

Bill’s film boosts vital community bus service: Common Riding enthusiast presents money raised by DVD sale

THE proceeds from the sale of a Langholm retailer’s Common…

Week: 46 | 14th November 2019

Three Eskdale groups given £8,300 in total: Windfarm developer donates first round of community grants

CASH totalling £8,300 is being pumped into Langholm and Eskdalemuir…

Langholm will be in rail extension study: Scottish transport minister reassures campaigners of inclusion

Week: 46 | 14th November 2019 | News

A MINISTER of the Scottish government has reassured rail campaigners that Langholm will be considered in a study on extending the Borders Railway to Carlisle. Joan McAlpine, South of Scotlnd MSP, welcomed the comments from Michael Matheson, transport secretary. The…

Copshaw pharmacist is a clear winner

Week: 46 | 14th November 2019 | News

STERLING work in the respiratory field by Newcastleton Health Centre’s pharmacist has been recognised with a prestigious national award. In a glittering ceremony staged by the Scottish Pharmacy Awards in Glasgow’s Crowne Plaza Libby Kennedy was presented with the respiratory…

Secret OutPost: Auction and exhibition at High Street’s new venue

Week: 46 | 14th November 2019 | Arts and Entertainment News

THE Look Out in Langholm High Street will hold a silent auction and exhibition of artists’ original postcards next Thursday. The exhibition, Secret OutPost, will raise funds for OutPost Arts to help them continue the fantastic work they are doing…

Centre of excellence wins regional award: Great team work from staff and volunteers gets recognition

Week: 46 | 14th November 2019 | Arts and Entertainment News

LANGHOLM’S successful performing arts centre is the toast of the town after winning a high-profile regional award. The Buccleuch Centre won tourism champion at the Dumfries & Galloway Life awards 2019. The board of trustees, staff, volunteers, patrons and supporters…

What a blooming farce!

Week: 45 | 7th November 2019 | Arts and Entertainment

Take one pushy businesswoman and one womanising roué plus his sister and her flirty friend and add a titled lady for good measure. Sprinkle in a weepy nurse and a solicitor and place them all together in a posh country…

Charlie is Kelso’s darling

Week: 45 | 7th November 2019 | News

THE £30,000 feature race of Saturday’s fixture at Kelso Racecourse celebrates the discovery of a wishing well during the development of the new parade ring fewer than 18 months ago. The well, an unusual structure to be found on a…

Week: 45 | 7th November 2019

Great plans for popular butcher's shop

RYAN Greig and Samantha Taylor are reopening the butcher’s shop…

Week: 45 | 7th November 2019

Mural trail explores Langholm's heritage

A LANGHOLM-BASED arts organisation officially launched its new High Street…

Week: 45 | 7th November 2019

Canonbie parents up in arms as heating fails

A SCHOOL parent council in Eskdale is up in arms…

Week: 45 | 7th November 2019

Cumbria's horseman

Penton Discussion Group met at Skitby House Smithfield on Monday…

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019

Posties Wear-it-Pink and raise £900

POST Office and Royal Mail staff combined their sense of…

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019

Valley faces another large-scale windfarm: Plans submitted to build up to 25 220m turbines at Callisterhall

ANOTHER large-scale windfarm is being proposed for a site on…

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019

Cross country success

TWO young runners from Langholm represented their club at a…

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019

Stevie is club champ

Bowling LANGHOLM New Town Bowling Club hosted its presentation of…

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019

Vital point gained with a struggle

Football Langholm Legion 0 Newtown AFC 0 LANGHOLM Legion had…

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019

Teams try their hardest: An excellent turnout of sides makes for a busy tournament for youngsters

Rugby LANGHOLM Lions and Cubs hosted a festival at Milntown…

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019

University professor designs first “tunabot”: Former Langholm pupil examines how fish swim so fast and far

A LEADING American university professor, who attended Langholm Academy, has…

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019

Physio’s research will help identify strokes: Dawn Lamb’s work is aiding the diagnoses by A&E clinicians

AN ADVANCED specialist physiotherapist in acute stroke and neuro-rehab has…

Sprinter’s ice challenge: Libby hopes to impress judge John Barrowman on TV show

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019 | News

A DOUBLE Paralympic champion is set to appear on the small screen in the New Year as she takes to the ice in one of the nation’s most celebrated reality TV shows. Libby Clegg, whose family live in Langholm and…

Tories and Labour pick their candidates: Mundell and Chisholm prepare for a Christmas general election

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019 | News

LABOUR and the Con-servatives have announced their candidates in the Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale and Tweeddale constituency for the general election. MPs voted by a wide margin on Tuesday to hold the election on Thursday, December 12. David Mundell has been re-selected…

A mural paints 1,000 words

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019 | News

THE launch of Mural Stories, a project to decorate walls in Langholm with murals, is being held this weekend. The event and the project are organised by OutPost Arts in its High Street hub, The Look Out. Residents may have…

Two vital elements to promote quality of life: Town’s tourism and health and social care are in the spotlight

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019 | News

THE Langholm Alliance steering group recently held a public consultation and, as a follow-up, its sub-groups have submitted summaries of the work they have been doing in preparing for the launch of the community action plan. Tourism John Galloway IN EARLY…

Pumpkin run

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019 | Athletics Sport

THINGS that go bump in the night were much in evidence at Langholm cricket club’s ground last Saturday. As twilight fell, gruesome ghouls, hideous phantoms and wicked witches descended onto the Castleholm to do their worst. Adults and kids dressed…

Family sport fun day

Week: 43 | 24th October 2019 | Sport

A SUCCESSFUL free family sports day was run in the Eskdale Sports Centre earlier this week. The event was led by young sports leaders Alistair Paisley and Callum Jeffrey with help from Freya Blaikie, Matilda Brockley and Alice Roberts. The…

Week: 43 | 24th October 2019

MP: It's Brexit now or election showdown

ESKDALE’S MP has pledged to continue to back the Prime…

Week: 43 | 24th October 2019

Champion biker

A BIKE trials rider from Newcastleton has won the overall…

Week: 43 | 24th October 2019

Karate medallists

Karate WORLD Traditional Karate Organisation karateka from Langholm, Dundee, Edinburgh…

Week: 43 | 24th October 2019

Blue Flight in flight at Kelso

Horseracing RACEGOERS will get an early opportunity to see several…

Week: 43 | 24th October 2019

Gormley ends flat season with a smart win for leading owner

Horse Racing LANGHOLM jockey Jamie Gormley rode one of two…

Week: 43 | 24th October 2019

Unique bothy is restored

PRIORSLYNN Bothy in Canonbie hosted an open day recently, giving…

Week: 43 | 24th October 2019

Loughborough learns lessons around Langholm

IF YOU were to design a visitor centre to reflect…

Week: 43 | 24th October 2019

The vegetables say it all

MARGO and Gerald Smith, the owners of Netherby Hall, Longtown…

Week: 43 | 24th October 2019

Firm’s community work earns award nomination: Langholm windfarm developer is in line for a national prize

THE developer of the Crossdykes windfarm near Langholm has been…

Week: 43 | 24th October 2019

90% want flood scheme: Newcastleton residents have their say on wall and other options

NINE out of 10 Newcastleton residents, who responded to a…

Week: 43 | 24th October 2019

Going wild in the woods is so much fun

IF YOU went into the woods last Thursday, you were…

Week: 43 | 24th October 2019

Having a fun-gi time, won’t you join us? Mycologists hold their get-together in Langholm countryside

A GROUP of fungi enthusiasts are so impressed by their…

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