Youngsters engage in Upstart project: High Street to be taken over this Saturday as project finale

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019 | News

A SERIES of events engaging with people aged 14 to 40 will culminate in a Langholm High Street event this Saturday. The Upstart project is looking to engage with residents of Langholm in that age group. It consists of a…

A hop, skip and a jump to school

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019 | News

AMBER Foster and Aidan Elliot, the junior road safety officers at Newcastleton primary school, proudly show off the shield they received at the Active School Travel awards ceremony at Scottish Borders Council. They represented the school well and all the…

Town cheers on our Jilly

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019 | News

LLY McCord had many supporters in Langholm last Friday as she took part in the final of the BBC Masterchef competition 2019. It was the first all-women final and each competitor cooked their own food for the last time in…

We can stay!: Buccleuch tenants win their fight to remain on their farm

Week: 14 | 4th April 2019 | News

TENANT farmers David and Alison Telfer have won their fight to stay on their farm at Cleuchfoot near Langholm until they retire. The couple had been told to leave by Buccleuch when the landowner put up the land for sale…

Gift of a win at Sedgefield for local trainer

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019 | Horse Racing Sport

The horses continue to run right up to form with Honourary Gift winning at Sedgefield. Both Foxey and Ettila de Sivola ran excellent races on a lovely sunny day at Haydock last Wednesday. The drying ground was not ideal for…

5 conversions for Wilson: Experienced Annan team keeps Langholm U14s on their toes

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019 | Rugby Sport

Rugby Langholm U14s 26 Annan U 14s 24 A large crowd under the lights at the 3G witnessed an exciting game of rugby against Annan U14’s on Tuesday evening. It was evident from the start that the Annan team had…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

Academy girls are regional champions

Netball Langholm Academy’s under 18 girls beat Douglas Ewart High…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

Langholm are one step nearer league promotion: A win against Gala on Saturday will see them achieve second spot

Rugby Earlston 19 Langholm 29 Langholm RFC took another step…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

More cabaret characters: Mother and daughter take to the stage in Copshaw

Julie Thomson and daughter Holly talk about their involvement in…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

My Fair Lady hits the high notes for LAODS: Amateur society delighted with audience reaction to latest production

Quite often, one approaches a local amateur production not knowing…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

From satellites to digging mud: An archivist’s job is a fascinating exploration of the distant past

WORLD War One and its lasting impact on Dumfries and…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

Youth Council vote: Langholm Academy produces three worthwhile candidates

YOUNG people in Eskdale have cast their votes in two…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

A Day with Amber Rabbit

Wendy Patterson will be opening her front gates at The…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

To market for former primary school building: Lack of preventative maintenance sees old property deteriorate

The former Langholm Primary School is to be placed on…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

No umbrellas needed for this Rotary walk: 166 walkers for fundraiser in Canonbie and Langholm

Langholm Rotary Club’s umbrella walk took place on Saturday without…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

Moonwalkers train

Katrina Kenny and Caroline Jardine of Langholm are training for…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

Langholm Academy in top 20 in Scotland: Team approach from primary upwards leads to school’s success

LANGHOLM Academy has been ranked 19th out of the top…

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019

Final four for Langholm’s Jilly

At the time of going to press Jilly McCord is…

Kids get Red Noses

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019 | News

CHILDREN at Langholm primary school and nursery brought a splash of colour to their classrooms on Friday, March 15 when they took part in Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day. The nursery class sold red noses to the whole school and…

Community group campaigns against wind farm

Week: 13 | 28th March 2019 | News

Faw Side Community Group (FSCG) will be issuing a formal letter to the Energy Consent Unit (copied to both Dumfries and Galloway and Scottish Borders Councils) once the formal application for planning has been submitted by Community Wind Power for…

Fly me to the moon: Families enjoy an out-of-world experience from the ground

Week: 12 | 21st March 2019 | News

A BRITISH Science Week astronomy evening at Canonbie primary school packed in everything from stargazing to drones and from bats to virtual reality. The event, which attracted families from Canonbie, Langholm and Newcastleton, combined the week with the celebrations to…

First steps to the saddle: Sam pursues his dream career with help from local trainer

Week: 12 | 21st March 2019 | Horse Racing Sport

Horseracing TEENAGER Sam Cottrill is pursuing the career he has always dreamed of and now he is on the cusp of taking his first steps to becoming a licensed jockey. Sam, 16, who lives with his mum and step-dad, Carol…

Zoe is golden girl of Abu Dhabi

Week: 12 | 21st March 2019 | Sport

Special Olympics GOLDEN girl Zoe Irving is bringing a gold medal home to Langholm from the World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi. Zoe’s achievement is even more momentous, it being the first time a competitor from Dumfries and Galloway has…

Successful rugby squad meets to celebrate 60 years: LRFC team-mates celebrate with commemorative diamond lunch

Week: 12 | 21st March 2019 | Rugby Sport

Rugby TEN members of Langholm’s most successful rugby team sat down to a special commemorative lunch at Milntown last Saturday. There was a large gathering of former players, guests and members at the club for the lunch to celebrate the…

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