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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…

Threat of minimum class sizes is worrying parents

Week: 27 | 6th July 2023 | Community News

As D&G grapples with the funding gap, rural schools may suffer Parents of pupils at Langholm Academy say they’re gravely concerned about proposals to change minimum class sizes which they say discriminate against smaller rural schools and could mean senior…

Dozens take their ‘First Bite’

Week: 27 | 6th July 2023 | Community News

Nicole ‘very busy’ as her long-awaited new café opens in the Market Place It’s always great news when a new business opens up on Langholm High Street, and the recently opened First Bite in the Market Place will put a…

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…

Week: 24 | 15th June 2023

Knitting the light fantastic

Creation Mill’s In Stiches group casts on with the national…

Week: 24 | 15th June 2023

Great ambassadors

Historically, when Langholm’s Front Three have visited other Common Ridings,…

The heat is on!

Week: 24 | 15th June 2023 | Community News

Eskdalemuir hotter than Europe, and June heatwave to continue Our region has experienced some of the warmest temperatures in Scotland this week – with the June heatwave likely to continue into the weekend. Eskdalemuir recorded a sizzling 29C on Monday…

Pure gold from Matilda B

Week: 23 | 8th June 2023 | Athletics News Sport

Four PBs as Langholm star is crowned school’s champ Langholm athlete Matilda Brockley was crowned Scottish School’s Champion at last weekend’s U17 Scottish Schools Pentathlon Championships. On a hot, sunny day in Grangemouth, the 15-year-old Academy pupil registered an incredible…

Pitch up at the field of dreams

Week: 23 | 8th June 2023 | Community News

Folk from around the world just love Langholm’s revamped caravan park By Alan Weatherstone In weather like this, looking at the view down over Langholm, it isn’t difficult to see why the redeveloped Ewes Water Camping and Caravan Park is…

BoS cashes out of Copshaw

Week: 23 | 8th June 2023 | Gilly Fraser Newcastleton News

Branch closure ‘another nail in coffin’ for village By Gilly Fraser Newcastleton residents say the decision to close the Bank of Scotland branch will be “another nail in the coffin” for the village. The branch currently opens two days a…

Keepin' up wi' Chris

Week: 23 | 8th June 2023 | Common Riding Community News

DERBY DAY: Cornet Elect Christopher Tait and Right hand Man Ruairi Hotson, their partners and family were invited to Langholm Cricket Club to watch the Epsom Derby for Chris to find out his Common Riding colours and also to watch the…

Sound as a pound!

Week: 23 | 8th June 2023 | Community News

Historic deal sees Old School become vibrant community hub Langholm is to have a new community hub, after councillors gave the green light to the sale of the town’s former primary school – for just £1. This move to hand…

Week: 22 | 1st June 2023

A fine day's flapping

Langholm Horseracing held their second meeting in beautiful sunshine on…

Week: 22 | 1st June 2023

Keepin' up wi' Chris

Langholm Cornet Christopher Tait, along with his Right and Left…

Week: 22 | 1st June 2023

Boom time for Muckle Toon?

Eco boss: Langholm will benefit from moor profits By Gilly…

Week: 21 | 25th May 2023

New Zealand invention measures sheep emissions

The effects of animal-produced ethane missions on the climate is…

Week: 21 | 25th May 2023

Scottish vest for Conan

Langholm’s long-distance running star Conan Harper donned the blue vest…

Week: 21 | 25th May 2023

Langholm kids have a blast!

Ullswater adventure for Academy pupils Langholm Academy S3 pupils have…

Week: 21 | 25th May 2023

Murtholm: delay misery continues

Work on housing and bridge project now on ice until…

Week: 21 | 25th May 2023

Music to our ears

Cello maestro Will, 15, puts Langholm on the map Will…

Week: 20 | 18th May 2023

Three-mendous win for Langholm Castleholm men maintain unbeaten start to cricket season

By Graham Park Langholm’s cricketers made it three out of…

Week: 20 | 18th May 2023

Sporting legends George and Finlay light up Langholm

George McNeill was regarded as the Usain Bolt of his…

Week: 20 | 18th May 2023

Election of Cornet 2023

By Katherine Latimer The election of this year’s Langholm Cornet…

Week: 20 | 18th May 2023

‘You’ve made my dream come true!’

New Cornet Chris celebrates ‘mindblowing’ election win, and vows to…

E&L Holidays Christmas 2023

The country may have gained a King – but has the countryside lost a champion?

Week: 19 | 11th May 2023 | Farming and Environment News

By Gilly Fraser As Prince of Wales, Charles had a considerable amount of freedom to espouse views which were occasionally considered controversial and to express his opinions. He was an early supporter of the environment, speaking openly about topics such…

‘Why bother paying blooming road tax?’

Week: 19 | 11th May 2023 | Community News

Pensioner’s broadside after pothole menace strikes again A Canonbie pensioner has told of having to fork out £150 for damaged wheels after falling victim to the growing pothole menace on our local roads. And furious Christine Hudson has accused Dumfries…

LANGHOLM DECIDES

Week: 19 | 11th May 2023 | Common Riding Community News

A quartet of Langholm men set their sights on Cornet. As the memories of the Coronation of King Charles III ebb into the annals of history, all Langholm eyes turn to what, some may say, is a much more important…

Hold the front page!

Week: 18 | 4th May 2023 | Arts and Entertainment E&L Life News Nostalgia

Your E&L celebrates 175 years of Langholm news! The Eskdale & Liddesdale Advertiser, Scotland’s first penny paper, has a long and illustrious history since its foundation in 1848 and is most well-known for its association with the Rome and Little…

Copshaw goes potty over the Coronation

Week: 18 | 4th May 2023 | E&L Life Gilly Fraser Newcastleton News

Dozens of beautifully decorated plantpots filled with flowers have begun appearing all over Newcastleton as part of the village’s celebrations to mark the crowning of King Charles III. The coronation caper was organised by the Enterprise, Learning and Outreach Centre…

Duchess of Buccleuch dies at 68

Week: 18 | 4th May 2023 | Community News

Tributes paid to woman with ‘wonderful, life enhancing spirit’ Tributes have been paid to Lady Elizabeth Kerr, Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry who has died after a short illness and operation. The Duke of Buccleuch and his family have announced…

Week: 18 | 4th May 2023

Another kick in the teeth!...

as Langholm’s only NHS dentist shuts up shop Dozens of…

Week: 17 | 27th April 2023

Firefighter Shaun celebrates 30 years

Long-service award for dedicated Copshaw watch commander Thirty years of…

Week: 17 | 27th April 2023

Langholm Sevens

A 4-page special celebrating a festival of rugby at Milntown…

Week: 17 | 27th April 2023

‘Good’ verdict is simply brilliant!

Academy gets glowing report from education inspectors Positive relations between…

Week: 17 | 27th April 2023

Barking up the wrong tree?

Controversy over plans for Warblaw spruce plantation Opponents of a…

Week: 16 | 20th April 2023

Festival wash-out threat?

Flood prevention scheme could impact Copshaw music event By Gilly…

Week: 16 | 20th April 2023

All set for Sevens heaven!

After 115 years, the Langholm Sevens has lost none of…

Week: 16 | 20th April 2023

A LAODS legend with a passion for athletics

OBITUARY: BRENDA ISABEL MORRISON 1938-2023 by Alan Weatherstone Brenda Morrison,…

Week: 16 | 20th April 2023

Storm over windfarm plans

New 62-turbine scheme ‘unacceptable’ say campaigners A massive new windfarm…

Week: 15 | 13th April 2023

Back of the net!

Girls’ Football Club thrilled by new goals and first aid…

Week: 15 | 13th April 2023

Langholm’s Centre of attention!

Langholm Day Centre has been a hive of activity of…

Week: 15 | 13th April 2023

A mind-boggling menace!

Driver Emma forced into ditch by ‘absolutely huge’ potholes By…

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