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Stevie is club champ

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019 | Bowling Sport

Bowling LANGHOLM New Town Bowling Club hosted its presentation of prizes night for the 2019 season in Langholm Social Club last Saturday. Twenty-four people attended and members received prizes from Paul Mitchell, vice-president, who stood in for Roddy Innes, president,…

Vital point gained with a struggle

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019 | Football Sport

Football Langholm Legion 0 Newtown AFC 0 LANGHOLM Legion had to work extremely hard to gain a vital point in last Saturday’s Division A league fixture on the 3G. Legion had been on the receiving end of a heavy defeat…

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

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019 | Rugby Sport

Rugby LANGHOLM Lions and Cubs hosted a festival at Milntown on a beautiful sunny morning last Sunday. Langholm Blue P2/3s had nine players and five games so they were in for a busy morning and the whole squad applied themselves…

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

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019 | News

A LEADING American university professor, who attended Langholm Academy, has invented a “tunabot”. Hilary Bart-Smith, the daughter of Peter and Elizabeth Bart-Smith, was interviewed on the BBC World Service about the project she is doing at the University of Virginia.…

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

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019 | News

AN ADVANCED specialist physiotherapist in acute stroke and neuro-rehab has been awarded a post-graduate certificate in clinical research with distinction from the Faculty of Medical Sciences at Newcastle University. Dawn Lamb, who lives in Langholm, has a special interest in…

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…

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019

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

LABOUR and the Con-servatives have announced their candidates in the…

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019

A mural paints 1,000 words

THE launch of Mural Stories, a project to decorate walls…

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019

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

THE Langholm Alliance steering group recently held a public consultation…

Week: 44 | 31st October 2019

Pumpkin run

THINGS that go bump in the night were much in…

Week: 43 | 24th October 2019

Family sport fun day

A SUCCESSFUL free family sports day was run in 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…

The vegetables say it all

Week: 43 | 24th October 2019 | Lifestyle

MARGO and Gerald Smith, the owners of Netherby Hall, Longtown opened the doors of the hall for a fabulous fundraising weekend for Maggie’s Cancer Care and their wonderful restored 1.5-acre walled garden. Emma Tennant, painter, gardener, amateur botanist and historian…

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

Week: 43 | 24th October 2019 | News

THE developer of the Crossdykes windfarm near Langholm has been nominated for a prestigious national award in recognition of its work to engage with the community. Muirhall energy is one of four shortlisted in the best engagement category of the…

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

Week: 43 | 24th October 2019 | News

NINE out of 10 Newcastleton residents, who responded to a survey, believe the community must have a flood protection scheme. An interim report by Scottish Borders Council on a public consultation showed 89 per cent thought this should be the…

Going wild in the woods is so much fun

Week: 43 | 24th October 2019 | News

IF YOU went into the woods last Thursday, you were sure of a big zip line… Wild Eskdale took a group of seven to 10 year olds into the woods for a couple of hours, kicking off the holiday club…

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

Week: 43 | 24th October 2019 | News

A GROUP of fungi enthusiasts are so impressed by their finds around Langholm that they plan to hold another annual trip here soon. The Scottish Joint Foray brings amateurs and experts together for one week every year to record and…

Bank customers to lose post office cash service

Week: 42 | 17th October 2019 | News

Barclays Bank says it will introduce its own cashback scheme

Week: 42 | 17th October 2019

Bursting with ideas: Moorland community consultation attracts positive interest

THE options for the future management of an area of…

Week: 42 | 17th October 2019

GP earns care award nomination

A GP in Newcastleton has made it to the finals…

Week: 42 | 17th October 2019

Council pledge to cut carbon status to zero

Residents are urged to support climate emergency measures DUMFRIES and…

Week: 42 | 17th October 2019

Little White Rose blossoms

TAKE a stroll down Langholm High Street and pause for…

Week: 42 | 17th October 2019

Day centre pot set to rise by nearly £18,000

LANGHOLM Day Centre’s funding from Dumfries and Galloway Council may…

Week: 41 | 10th October 2019

Club is taken for a ride

MEMBERS of Langholm Probus Club enjoyed being taken for a…

Week: 41 | 10th October 2019

Teenage athletes perform at their best

RUNNER Iona Jamieson of Langholm and biker James Moffatt of…

Week: 41 | 10th October 2019

Relay success for kids

Relay A TRIO of P7 Canonbie school boys won their…

Week: 41 | 10th October 2019

Double win for Jock’s dogs

Hounds THE two Langholm hounds trained by Jock Fawkes have…

Week: 41 | 10th October 2019

Scarlett scores five tries at festival

Rugby SCARLETT Crossan Brown of Langholm played in the second…

Week: 41 | 10th October 2019

Force to be reckoned with

BAILEY Donaldson of Langholm played for Hawick Force last weekend…

Week: 41 | 10th October 2019

Apprenticeship funding blackhole filled by trusts: Dyehouse apprentices are caught in cross-border bureaucracy

A LEADING employer in Langholm says it is grateful to…

Council faces a £5m yearly budget squeeze: Liddesdale residents are asked for money-saving suggestions

Week: 41 | 10th October 2019 | News

LIDDESDALE residents are being asked for their ideas on how Scottish Borders Council can cut £5m a year for the next five years from its budget. The council has launched a consultation to help inform the upcoming budget which will…

Heartening music: Aly and Phil give thumbs-up to fundraiser

Week: 41 | 10th October 2019 | Arts and Entertainment Lifestyle

EVERYONE was in good heart for the Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham gig at the Buccleuch Centre recently. The Langholm branch of the British Heart Foundation held a fundraiser on the night and the musicians gave it their wholehearted support.…

Heather, hen harriers and grouse thriving on moor: Project report shows how legal management techniques benefit all species

Week: 41 | 10th October 2019 | News

THE final report into a 10-year, multi-million-pound project to restore driven grouse shooting alongside the conservation of hen harriers on Langholm moor has been published. The report comes as a group seeks to take on ownership from Buccleuch of the…

Perfect conditions at Kelso

Week: 40 | 3rd October 2019 | Horse Racing Sport

THE track at Kelso is in perfect condition for the valuable fixture this Sunday. The racecourse has just been announced as the winner of the Racecourse Association Jumps Track groundstaff awards 2019. Jonathan Garratt, managing director of Kelso Races Ltd,…

Bobby Moon shines brightly

Week: 40 | 3rd October 2019 | Sport

Hounds THE Langholm Show trails at Sorbie Farm last Sunday managed to dodge the rain for most of the day. The first trail for the Podge McGimpsey trophy was for senior hounds and there were six entries. As they jumped…

Russell hooks a knighthood

Week: 40 | 3rd October 2019 | Rugby Sport

Rugby RUSSELL Anderson of Langholm is one of three experienced forwards to make the move from Melrose 1XV to play for the Southern Knights, adding significant strength to the pack. Anderson, a hooker, started playing rugby in his hometown and…

Week: 40 | 3rd October 2019

Impressive home victory against struggling Inverleith: Callums smash the defence in a fine display of rugby from Langholm

Rugby Langholm 53 Inverleith 0 LANGHOLM gave a fine display…

Week: 40 | 3rd October 2019

Glaury but glorious: Weather plays ball for the Langholm show but wellies are needed

THE Becks Farm in Langholm had a triumphant day at…

Week: 40 | 3rd October 2019

Public toilets must stay: Council recognises their value to both residents and visitors

ENTRANCE charges and handing over management of public toilets to…

Week: 40 | 3rd October 2019

It’s sew simple to recycle

PUPILS at Canonbie primary school have had a wonderful time…

Week: 40 | 3rd October 2019

Huge opportunities to help boost jobs market: Eskdale will benefit from a £15m investment in Chapelcross

A £15.3M investment in the site of the former Chapelcross…

Week: 40 | 3rd October 2019

Just champion for Campbell

ONE young lad and his sheep took the rigours of…

Week: 40 | 3rd October 2019

Langholm can thrive: Community buy-out of precious moorland has exciting potential

A VISIT to two successful community buy-outs in the Western…

Week: 39 | 26th September 2019

Partnership award for young people

A LEADERSHIP award for young people in Eskdale is being…

Week: 39 | 26th September 2019

“Welcome to Langholm” Future Champions Awards

Welcome to Langholm Awards The “Welcome to Langholm” Future Champions…

Week: 39 | 26th September 2019

Eagles soar at Teviothead

Hounds THE sun was out in full force at Teviothead…

Week: 39 | 26th September 2019

450th appearance for Johnson

Football Greenlaw 3 Langholm Legion 2 LEGION let a two-goal…

Week: 39 | 26th September 2019

We play our best rugby in the wettest weather: Youth rugby players shrug off the rain and produce their best games

Rugby THE Langholm Youth Rugby teams – and their supporters…

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