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It’s been all go on Langholm Showfield this week.

Week: 38 | 21st September 2023 | Farming and Environment News

A veritable army of willing volunteers and committee members has been hard at work, putting up marquees, setting out tables, roping off rings, staking out pens and doing all the thousand and one other jobs that need doing before the…

Outdoor Fun in the September sun

Week: 38 | 21st September 2023 | Community Lifestyle

We catch up with our young friends at Langholm Playcare During the recent warm spell, we took the children outside as much as possible. We take them outside regardless of the weather, but the sunshine definitely helps. The benefits of…

Langholm Forum contacts Holyrood

Week: 38 | 21st September 2023 | Community News

Warbla petition prompts invitation to Gougeon Following an excellent response from local residents to a petition objecting to the Warb Law Hill (Warbla) Forestry Proposals, which gathered almost 600 signatures, it was recognised this alone would not be sufficient to…

10th time lucky for Castleholm cricketers

Week: 37 | 14th September 2023 | Cricket Sport

Delight as LCC promoted to Premier League On their tenth attempt Langholm finally made it out of Division 1 securing promotion with a 65-run win over Champions Stainton. Batting first after winning the toss Langholm posted 255 after 40 overs.…

Erskine Church saga reaches the airwaves

Week: 37 | 14th September 2023 | Community News

Denise Irving-Lang to be interviewed by Radio Scotland It’s encouraging to see the public interest in the state of the church continue to gain momentumregionally and a key task for the Stakeholder Group now is to bring the upcoming BBC…

There's still time to get your creations into Langholm Show

Week: 37 | 14th September 2023 | Arts and Entertainment Farming and Environment Lifestyle

If you’re a baker, floral artist, photographer, gardener, crafter, knitter crocheter, artist, there’s still time to enter your masterpieces into the industrial sections of Langholm Show as entries are open until this Saturday, 16th September.The Industrial Tent has always been…

Wet rot and
Week: 37 | 14th September 2023

Flat roof problems for Langholm's Primary school

From no RAAC one week to wet rot and water…

Week: 37 | 14th September 2023

Indefinite delay for Murtholm development

Loreburn announce moratorium on new-builds But promise Langholm project is…

Week: 36 | 7th September 2023

Innov8-ive ideas to tackle isolation in kids

Gilly Fraser reports on Newcastleton initiative to instil pride and…

Week: 36 | 7th September 2023

Cheers! Langholm's Beer Festival hailed a huge success

Joint venture by Buccleuch Centre and Borderlands Brewery goes down…

Week: 36 | 7th September 2023

Langholm Day Centre grow their own

There’s nothing quite like the taste of home-grown tomatoes and…

Wet rot and
Week: 36 | 7th September 2023

Eskdale & Liddesdale schools declared safe

No RAAC detected in preliminary inspections Councillor Denis Male contacted…

Week: 35 | 31st August 2023

Park breaks record

Langholm got back to winning ways on Saturday in decisive…

Week: 35 | 31st August 2023

Jumping Matilda!

Langholm athlete takes triple-jump gold in Cardiff 15-year-old Langholm Academy…

Week: 35 | 31st August 2023

Holm Show 2023

Oh what a day that was – a day of…

Week: 35 | 31st August 2023

In-spired Thinking?

After 20 years, planning permission is sought for removal of…

Week: 34 | 24th August 2023

The Fantastic Four

Four young athletes from Langholm travelled to Aberdeen this weekend…

Week: 34 | 24th August 2023

The 125th Canonbie Show

The 125th Annual Canonbie Flower show and Vintage Show took…

Things looking rosie as fashion company expands

Week: 34 | 24th August 2023 | E&L Life Lifestyle News

Local fashion brand Rose’s Wardrobe continues to grow, taking on a large space in the old Border Fine Arts building.The business – founded in 2019 by local creatives Leanne and Emma Duncan – has seen a lot of expansion over…

Frustration grows over Murtholm delay

Week: 34 | 24th August 2023 | Community News

Work may not now begin until 2025 Loreburn “still committed” to stalled housing project The company behind Langholm’s stalled Murtholm housing development say they are still committed to the project. But Loreburn Housing Association admit they are “frustrated” that legal…

Councillor seeks solution to derelict Ford Mill site

Week: 31 | 3rd August 2023 | Community News

Following several complaints from townspeople regarding the state of the derelict Ford Mill site in Langholm, CouncillorDenis Male contacted the E&L with an update on the situation.It is believed that the property still belongs to Yorkshire-based Hartley Properties and has…

And horseracing forbye!

Week: 31 | 3rd August 2023 | Horse Racing Sport

Langholm’s Gormley shares Champion Jockey title Langholm Horse Racing Association held their last race meeting of the season on the Castleholm on Saturday. The organisers would like to thank each and every one for their support, it was amazing.Thanks also…

New beginning for popular Copshaw hotel

Week: 31 | 3rd August 2023 | Newcastleton News

GILLY FRASER reports as the Swan family reopen The Grapes The doors of the Grapes Hotel in Newcastleton are about to reopen as it begins a whole new lease of life after being closed for more than ten months.New owners brother…

Common Riding Gallery

Week: 31 | 3rd August 2023 | Lifestyle News

Children’s author makes a return to his Copshaw roots

Week: 28 | 13th July 2023 | Arts and Entertainment Community Newcastleton

Family collaboration over 4,200 miles leads to potential series of books When artist Paula Downey and children’s author Ian Rowan decided to collaborate on a creative project there was just one problem. Paula lives in Newcastleton and Ian is in…

Walkers are Welcome

Week: 28 | 13th July 2023 | Community Lifestyle News

Walking back to happiness as new Langholm Walks website goes live Langholm Walks, which promotes a variety of treks around the town and surrounding countryside, has launched a new website. It replaces the existing site, which was more than 20…

Enough is Enough!

Week: 28 | 13th July 2023 | Community News

Petition for vital health services to be restored to Langholm A petition has been launched demanding a decision to degrade services at Langholm’s Thomas Hope Hospital is reversed. Local podiatry, physiotherapy, dementia day-care and ?? services have already been outsourced…

Jake Reid remembered by 40 pairs of bowlers

Week: 27 | 6th July 2023 | Bowling News Sport

Memorial Tournament brings Langholm clubs together By Luke Tolson The Jake Reid Open Pairs was played on Saturday with an excellent entry of 40 pairs!Winners were Steven Barker & Mark Grieve.Runners-up were Luke Tolson & Duncan Ritchie.A very close final…

25 years of down-right uniqueness

Week: 27 | 6th July 2023 | Arts and Entertainment Community Gilly Fraser Newcastleton News

Copshaw Common Riding fills the heart and mind with something only the initiated understand It was the kind of day when the weather just didn’t know what to do with itself, so settled on offering up a bit of everything.…

Government urged to order review of controversial Langholm forestry plans

Week: 27 | 6th July 2023 | Farming and Environment News

By David Greybe Calls are growing for the Scottish Government to intervene and assess the impact of several industrial scale commercial proposals for extensive Sitka spruce forests in the immediate Langholm area, including Warb Law Hill. Margaret Pool, long-time member…

Week: 27 | 6th July 2023

Threat of minimum class sizes is worrying parents

As D&G grapples with the funding gap, rural schools may…

Week: 27 | 6th July 2023

Dozens take their ‘First Bite’

Nicole ‘very busy’ as her long-awaited new café opens in…

Week: 26 | 29th June 2023

The 'Green tail is wagging the docile dog'

The Scottish government’s decision to ban the use of the…

Week: 26 | 29th June 2023

Al takes the editor’s chair

Born and bred Langholm man takes charge of the E&L…

Week: 26 | 29th June 2023

Pureous Bunkamous...abundant Holm humour

Prepare for lift-off Copshaw – this coming weekend is like…

Week: 26 | 29th June 2023

The march of the windfarms

80-turbine EDF site now planned for Liddesdale Plans for yet…

Week: 25 | 22nd June 2023

Is rewilding contributing to increase in wildfires?

Could rewilding be one of the culprits behind the increasing…

Week: 25 | 22nd June 2023

Round Copshaw town they did roam!

Build-up is almost palpable as The Holm prepares Tub 2023…

Week: 25 | 22nd June 2023

Rosie's coming up roses!

Scholarship success at last for Langholm theatre star After six…

Week: 25 | 22nd June 2023

Fans stay Cool amid high drama!

Medical emergency halts Everest lecture – then midges descend! Fans…

Week: 24 | 15th June 2023

Medal haul for young Langholm stars

Matilda, Antonia and Ava shine at national and regional championships…

Week: 24 | 15th June 2023

All aboard for the adventure of a lifetime

Meet Tuppence, the Canonbie vet who is attempting to conquer…

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